Third Trimester Update

Pregnancy Status: Week 32 Current Mood: ugh. Ace is pushing his entire body into my left side which is really painful and also adds to the lower back pain Cravings: none this week Looking forward to: my little boy being born Right now fearing: the discomfort for the remainder of my third trimester Partner’s Status: […]

What I Wasn’t Prepared For …

With this being my first pregnancy I feel that, during the course of the pregnancy, my doctors should have informed me if some very common and not-so-fun “side effects”. What they don’t prepare you for during pregnancy: *  nosebleeds *  round ligament pain *  urgency (with a little leaking) *  general itchiness *  slightly blurred […]

What’s this? Pressure? Contractions?

I had thought it was strange that in just this past week [29] Ace was moving around in a different pattern and putting a lot of pressure really low towards my uterus … then I started reading about Braxton Hicks contractions.  Apparently that’s the drastically uncomfortable feeling I’ve been experiencing and I can expect it […]

achy breaky back

The backaches have begun!  I’m in desperate search of a horseshoe shaped body pillow to take the pressure off of my back while I adjust to sleeping on my side.  This is going to be a challenge as I’ve always been a stomach sleeper! I’ve been reading up on body pillows specifically for pregnancy, and […]