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One Mom’s Week-by-Week Pregnancy Diary

August 21, 2016


Pregnancy is wonderful, and tough. It’s full of awkwardness, discomfort, crying, desperation, hilarious situations, and lots of trips to the bathroom.

And though no two pregnancies are the same, it’s still nice to have someone who’s been in your situation to commiserate with. So to that end, here are the experiences of one mom each week of her pregnancy in her week-by-week pregnancy diary. Laugh, cry, and stress right along with her as she documents each stage of her pregnancy.

The First Trimester

First Trimester Survival Guide

Week 4 – Finding out about the pregnancy

Weeks 5-8 – The Panorama Blood Test

The Second Trimester

Week 24 – Heartburn and baby name problems

Week 25 – Note to self: buy bathroom mats

Week 26 – Awkward questions about labor and delivery

Week 27 – The hilarious, the disgusting, and the adorable

The Third Trimester

Week 28 – Goodbye toes, hello babymoon

Week 29 – Bathroom sleep and Father’s Day procrastination

Week 30 – Nesting with sloths and a night in the hospital

Week 31 – An emotional week

Week 32 – Toddler pregnancy education

Week 33 – Sharp pains and MRSA

Week 34 – The 5 people pregnant women meet in the grocery store

Week 35 – Community support and induction

Week 36 – My rules for delivery

Week 37 – My husband has been uninvited to the delivery

Week 38 – Pregnancy pranks

The Birth Story!!

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Angela Silva

Angela graduated with her B.S. in Exercise and Wellness and is a NASM certified personal trainer who specializes in postpartum fitness and recovery. She enjoys writing, cracking jokes, and spending time with her family, preferably while fishing. She shares many of her life adventures on Instagram as @angelagrams

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Nisha Mehta

Thank you for making such information article, I can see the efforts and research that you did to make this article worth reading. Will you be able to share something more about the infertility? is there any issue could be developed while treatment of the infertility? I gone through with your other articles which were worth reading as well. Appreciate all your hard work. i also wrote an article which is related How to Get Pregnant (https://www.elawoman.com/blog/planning-baby/how-to-use-prega-news-kit) .