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6 Gift Goodies for Expecting Moms & My AnnouncementWednesday, January 18, 2017
Mommy posts? You may ask...YES! We are at it again! Round two and with only 32 weeks to go! I know, I know, SUPER early but we have hear...
Mommy posts? You may ask...YES! We are at it again! Round two and with only 32 weeks to go! I know, I know, SUPER early but we have heard our little gummy bear's heart beat and all looks perfect on the radar. The first time around I had no clue on what to expect so I did not do many preggers posts but it only takes one time to feel like an expert. It's like riding a bike... once you experience it, you don't forget the shortcuts and tips for making the experience more pleasurable.
All pregnancies are different, so I am learning. With Jack, it was a breeze. I wouldn't have known I was pregnant until my tummy began to grow and when I would have an emotional outburst...thank God the outbursts were very few and far between. This time, it is a little different. I am not as emotional but I am physically EXHAUSTED constantly...which is horrible for my schedule, I am addicted to sweets....which is horrible for my diet...and I get random motion sickness and constant hunger pangs. Sounds horrible right? Honestly, it's not that bad, I am managing. After all, I am a business woman...No rest for the weary or Prego Popcicle and Boston Cream monster. I should say. I am praying for a super energetic 2nd trimester, like last time.
Although this pregnancy seems to be different there are 6 items that I rushed to the shop to purchase after the 4 pregnancy tests read "YOU'RE UP THE DUFF"
If this is your first time, or you are reading this as a gift idea for an expecting mother, these items will seem dull. They aren't multifunctional, miraculous mom gifts, but they are practical and their small presences will make huge differences in comfort.
The 6 Gift Goodies - & WHY
(in no specific order)
1. Granny Panties - I prefer mid-rise scoop undies.
I really liked the Jockey brand and Target's brand of undies.
2. Coobie Bra
3. A Tervis Tumbler (this is the one I got)
This will come in handy on your nightstand. Make sure to get one with a lid so that you don't pour water all over yourself or your partner in your haziness. I have learned from experience.
I encourage all new moms to go and grab a special tumbler for her pregnancy. Yea...yea...drink lots of water says your doctor, and they are right, but if you are like me and many other pregnant ladies, your lips are going to become the sister of death valley with cracks for days.... I found that the best way to combat the desert storm is not to slather loads of lip balm, but to over exaggerate H2O. You will already be bloated and your potty breaks throughout the night will increase so no worries of extra water weight or interrupted sleep. (I am only teasing....kind of ;-). I found that having a special Tervis just for my pregnancy made me feel special and made me stop to appreciate my new little bundle every time I looked up and saw it on my desk or nightstand.
4. Prenatal Vitamins
5. Tummy Rub Oil
6. A Night Shirt
Have any other baby mama jama for me? Just leave questions in the comments below!
Thank you so much for reading!