24-25 Weeks: An Update & Recap On Our Wild Ride

Well I waited to do my 24 week update until 25 weeks because today was my neurosonogram appointment. A neurosonogram is basically an ultrasound of the baby’s brain, done non-invasively. They are best done in the 2nd or 3rd trimester (earlier) for complete visualization. Mine was done abdominally and transvaginally when baby was turned to […]

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23 Weeks of Pregnancy: Follow Up Ultrasound

This week seemed to fly by! A lot of people say your second pregnancy goes by so fast, but to be honest I feel like it’s the same pace as with Maggie or even slower?! Probably because of everything we’ve had going on. This week we had our follow up ultrasound (4 weeks since our […]

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21 to 22 Weeks of Pregnancy

Missed an update last week because I wanted to wait until all my appointments for baby boy were caught up and completed before writing. My bloodwork was normal and low risk! Got the NIPT results back last Wednesday (for anyone wondering I received my results on the 8th business day after I completed the bloodwork […]

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Seeing a Genetic Counsellor in Pregnancy: How to Prepare & What to Expect

I recently had my appointment with Genetics – this is something that is recommended my maternal fetal medicine when a cleft lip (or palate) is a finding on ultrasound. It likely would also be suggested with other anomalies or ‘abnormal’ findings that are not ruled out. I had read several posts by others in the […]

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16-17 Weeks of Pregnancy

What is one part of my last pregnancy I did not enjoy at all? Honestly, I was very, very fortunate that I enjoyed most of my pregnancy with Maggie. I had very few “bad” symptoms, lots of energy in the second trimester, and didn’t really start to feel the “heaviness” of it all in my […]

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15 Weeks pregnant with #2 / Maggie is 19 months

It works out perfectly that I can often combine my weekly pregnancy journal posts with Maggie’s Monthly updates! This past Sunday Maggie hit 19 months – it came so quickly all of a sudden I almost forgot. To be honest, 18 months felt like it was really long, which was nice because some months fly […]

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I Support Breastfeeding Photos

Last year for World Breastfeeding Week, I did a series of informative posts on breastfeeding. I looked at common myths, claims, and questions and provided supported answers. You can find that series here (Part 2, Part 3, Final). You can also find my personal overview of my first breastfeeding journey here (3 part series – […]

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