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Weeks 30-36: The Lots Of Extra Pillows Stage!

Weeks 30-36: The Lots Of Extra Pillows Stage!

Ok so now I am starting to get much bigger and finding a comfortable position to sleep in is difficult without the aid of LOTS of pillows. Baby also doesn’t like some positions and kicks quite violently just to let me know they don’t appreciate it! I am using two huge continental pillows which during the night end up all over the place so two of us are not getting much sleep now. Still teaching but down to aqua and stretch classes, I enjoy getting in the water to teach aqua and baby seems to enjoy it as he/she doesn’t

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The Now I Am Blooming Lovely Stage!

The Now I Am Blooming Lovely Stage!

Weeks 21-30: Taken from my pregnancy journal Well, since the scan I am proudly showing all patient souls the image from the scan, they are too polite to ask, ” What is it we are seeing exactly”, so they just humour me by looking anyway. I hate having to cut back on classes but at least I can still teach aqua, body contour and stretch. Due to the low lying placenta I find walking uncomfortable which for a health fitness nut like me is soooooo frustrating! After not feeling any movement for ages the baby is now going crazy and

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WHAT!? A 4th Trimester

WHAT!? A 4th Trimester

Are you kidding – a 4th trimester? No, I am being dead serious! After 4 children and 6 grandchildren I can tell you that it officially exists! All those famous celebrities you see portrayed in the media wafting out of hospital (including our own Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge who emerged on the steps of the St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington looking absolutely radiant and drop dead gorgeous), then the celebs who are back in a UK size 6 jeans a month later. It’s so misleading and a very hard act to follow unless you’ve got the money to afford a

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