Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Christine

Mommies to be check in

Recommended Posts

Yay for twin boys! SOOO exciting!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Aw, congrats on the boys Kayte! And you and your bump look beautiful! Any extra junk in the trunk will be burned off running after those two little munchkins once their born, so don't worry about it!

 

Courtney - Glad to hear you're still sleeping well! Only a few more weeks - so exciting!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had a crazy dream lastnight. I was hanging out with one of my guy friends and he went to the kitchen to get a drink. I was looking in the mirror and BAM my stomach grew out to a volleyball size and right then and there I gave birth. It was crazy. It was a girl and we named her Olivia.

I think the dream is because I want a baby and I say Gossip Girl lastnight

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Kayte- YAY! Boys!! How exciting!! Cute pic... I feel just as big and I've only got one baby in there! I'll have to get some pics up =)

 

Our "official" US is next Monday, the 24th, but we have ALSO snuck a peek at the little one last week in the ER (while my husband was working)-- and we're thinking GIRL!! We also did one of those silly Intelligender urine tests that also pointed to girl... I am waiting on official word before I start painting the nursery hot pink though!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Ohh, what were your thoughts on the intelligender!

I cant wait to hear if it is accurate

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmb0902 View Post
Kayte- YAY! Boys!! How exciting!! Cute pic... I feel just as big and I've only got one baby in there! I'll have to get some pics up =)

Our "official" US is next Monday, the 24th, but we have ALSO snuck a peek at the little one last week in the ER (while my husband was working)-- and we're thinking GIRL!! We also did one of those silly Intelligender urine tests that also pointed to girl... I am waiting on official word before I start painting the nursery hot pink though!
Yay for working in ER! I knew it would pay off someday! Haha that's awesome your having a girl! Congrats! Good luck on your biggie u/s next week. Ours is the 26th. And yes, we need pics!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Kayte- Congrats on your twin boys!! How exciting! You are going to love having boys. Now that I have a son I can understand why it's difficult to let go when your son is getting married (all though I'll never be one of the crazy MIL's!).

 

jmb0902- Congrats on a girl! Are you already purchasing tons of cute clothes?! I love seeing all the cute summer outfits for baby girls out because there is zero for boys. Saves me $$ I guess...

 

I hope everyone is doing and feeling well! I'm just counting down until we find out the gender so we can get started on the nursery. Also, I know this is my 2nd (and both pregnancys are super close) so it's a given that I was going to show a lot sooner, but I'm seriously huge. I was looking at my belly pics from last time and I'm as big right now as I was at 6 months with my son (plus 10 pounds that I didn't lose before getting knocked up again!). I don't even want to imagine what I'm going to look like at full term eek.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It looks like I have missed out on some posts. Congrats on the twin boys Kayte, that is so exciting, and JMB congrats on your girl.

 

I keep trying to join you girls in the mommys to be thread, but it hasnt happend yet. We will just keep trying :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  


  • Best Destination Wedding Sponsors



    Facebook Pinterest Google+ Twitter
  • Posts

    • Best Wedding Planners in India
    • Unfortunately, pregnancy yoga training is a time of extreme. It's all part of the deal; even the stress is often a normal effect of the hormones that are raging through your system. But you have to keep stress at a controlled level because you have to think of your health and that of your baby. Here are some tips on how to keep stress at bay during pregnancy: 1. Evaluate your activities. Pregnancy is a time of many changes; your body is changing and your life is also about to change. You are transitioning to becoming a new mother. While you're at it, it's high time to change your activities as well. Evaluate your activities by checking your schedule. Perhaps you lived quite a busy life before. That can be pretty stressful and may even put your pregnancy at risk, so it would be best to slow things down a bit now that you're pregnant. Pregnancy has its way of affecting your mood and making you feel tired all the time, so there will be times when you just won't be productive. So instead of piling up on tasks, choose activities that you can drop or delegate to someone else. 2. Break the bad habits. Whether you really were trying to get pregnant or pregnancy crept up on you, somewhere along the way you will face the need to break your bad habits. What are these notorious bad habits you definitely have to say goodbye to during your pregnancy? · Smoking · Alcohol consumption · Too much coffee or any other beverage that contains caffeine One good way of breaking bad habits, even ones that you've had for years, is subliminal programming. Subliminal programming means re-training the mind; it works in two steps: · Removing negative embedded factors in the subconscious Since this method communicates directly with the subconscious, which is responsible for directing our actions and behaviors, it is more effective than consciously deciding to stop smoking or drinking. 3. Take up meditation. If you haven't tried it before, now is the best time to take up meditation. There are many tips and instructions online as well as many books on the subject. You can learn it on your own or join a meditation class. Meditation is the art of emptying the mind to relax both the mind and the body. It is also very effective in regulating emotions, which can be hard to control when you're pregnant. If you have plenty of time to spare, join a yoga class. 4. Block the horror stories. Every woman who's been pregnant loves telling her pregnancy stories to non-pregnant or newly pregnant women. It's their way of saying "welcome to the club." While good advice is particularly helpful, most women tend to share horror stories, or stories of how stressful and emotional pregnancy was for them. You may also use subliminal messages to train your mind to block these negative stories, so you can focus on the positive things about your pregnancy. There are many positive things, too, the biggest of which is the new life inside you, so you won't run out of good thoughts to nurture in your mind.   Safe and Easy Workouts to Do During Your Pregnancy The main rule of thumb when exercising while pregnant is to modify your workouts to suit the trimester you are in and to honor what is happening to your body. What is deemed appropriate for your first trimester is certainly not for your third trimester. However, there are several exercises that you can perform right through to the end. Let's examine the first trimester. You are just beginning your nine-month journey. You may be feeling a bit more tired, perhaps queazy, but you may not even be showing a baby bump yet. At this time, if you have already had a workout program in place, you can continue with what you've been doing.  Some doctors may not advise any lying down exercises at any time during your pregnancy, but speak with your physician to determine if this modification is necessary. Appropriate exercise for the first trimester: • your normal routine (within limits) • walking • swimming • low impact aerobics (keeping heart rate low) • strength training • yoga As you move into your second trimester, you may be feeling a surge of energy but your body is showing the pregnancy more and certain workouts may not feel as good. Around this time, lying down is not totally recommended and keeping heart rate low and core body temperature low is important. The importance of abdominal and pelvic floor strength should be highlighted throughout your pregnancy, so if you haven't already started, Kegal exercises should be implemented in all workouts you do. What is a Kegal? The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock of muscles located at the base of your torso and under your pelvis. To do a Kegal, simply engage the muscles that you would use to urinate. Keeping these muscles strong may make for an easier birth and less pregnancy related incontinence. Appropriate exercise for the second trimester: • Kegal exercises • pelvic tilts (with head elevated with pillows) • walking • swimming • easy yoga • strength training (lighter weights) As you move into your third trimester, you are now getting to the top of your pregnancy weight which may change the way you stand, how long you can sit, and your sense of balance. Aches and pains from your changing body are probably felt more now. Workouts now become about making you comfortable and making sure you simply maintain what you have. A safe abdominal exercise, which also makes your back feel great, is an all-fours cat stretch and contraction. To do: on a rug or sticky mat, go down onto hands and knees. Keeping back straight, simply pull your abdominals in towards your spine without altering the straight position of your back.. Repeat 10 times. From there, round your back up, like an angry cat, feeling a stretch over your shoulders and spine, then release. Repeat 5 times. Prenatal yoga is great for elevating your mood, may help you sleep better, and decreases pregnancy aches and pains. Just make sure you speak with your doctor first and remember to never start a new program while pregnant. Keeping up with what you're doing is super and will make for an easier birth and a faster recovery. Susanna Marchesa, FitOrbit Trainer  Created by legendary fitness legend Jake Steinfeld of Body by Jake, having an online personal trainer is the all-in-one complete solution that eliminates the guesswork and guarantees results! At FitOrbit, you'll get one-click access to the world's best fitness and weight loss online personal trainers anytime, everywhere!  
    • I came across this giveaway on instagram for a wedding video and photo sessions, Just wanted to share in case any new brides are looking for a video. Giveaway end on Sunday July 12 2020 https://www.instagram.com/p/CCY-JgHpNB-/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link 
  • Topics

×
×
  • Create New...