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Category: Week by Week

Baby Three: 22 Weeks!

Today is 5/12/20 which means I’m 20 weeks, 2 days! Baby Lamotta is due 9/13/20! Baby is the size of a spaghetti squash! Baby Lamotta is a GIRL. We got confirmation at the ultrasound a couple of weeks ago that she is definitely a girl! Sneak Peek was accurate. 🙂 I’ve gained… Not sure but at my last appointment I had actually lost half a pound! Midwife appointment this week? Next week! I had one a couple of weeks ago and they did the anatomy scan. It was weird having to wear a mask…

Baby Three: 19 Weeks

Today is 4/20/20 which means I’m 19 weeks, 1 day! Baby Lamotta is due 9/13/20! Baby is the size of a gameboy! Baby Lamotta is a GIRL. According to the sneak peek test I did at 8 weeks, we are having another girl! My symptoms definitely felt girl to me. It’s a pretty accurate test but I’m still holding my breath for the ultrasound confirmation this week! I’ve gained… Not sure but I’ll know in two days! Midwife appointment this week? Yes! I have my anatomy scan Wednesday. I’m pretty…

Baby Three: 15 Weeks

Today is 3/22/20 which means I’m 15 weeks! Baby Lamotta is due 9/13/20! Baby is the size of a yellow canary. Baby Lamotta is a GIRL. According to the sneak peek test I did at 8 weeks, we are having another girl! My symptoms definitely felt girl to me. It’s a pretty accurate test but I’m still holding my breath for the ultrasound confirmation. I’ve gained… I don’t want to know. Midwife appointment this week? Yes! I skipped last week because of dehydration that I thought was a stomach bug at…

My 7 Favorite Things to Do in Barcelona While Pregnant

Things to do in Barcelona while pregnant! This past July, I traveled to Barcelona as part of my MFA program. We stayed there for two weeks and I got to know the city pretty well. Being six months pregnant, I wasn’t exploring the bar scene like I normally would be sans kids, so I can’t speak to that (to be honest, when I went in college I was too inebriated to remember exactly where we went), but I can tell you some great things to do in Barcelona while you’re preggo, or if you…

Hattie’s Birth Story

Read all about Hattie’s birth story here! I’m restless all night. I can feel pain but I’m unaware of when the contractions started. I try to sleep through them but I end up tossing and turning, barely getting any sleep. When it’s finally time to get up and get ready for work, I go through my morning routine of getting dressed, brushing my teeth and hair, and then getting Jude ready and I can finally tell the contractions are pretty regular. To keep myself from worrying too much, I tell myself they…