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21 Week Bump Update

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How far along: 21 weeks! Over halfway! Holla!Gender: Girl! We're naming our daughter, Daphne Anne! Weight gain: -.2 lbs this week. Overall weight gain/loss is -9.8.Maternity clothes: Maternity jeans, leggings, and loose tops. My bump is still pretty manageable so I don't have to wear maternity tops just yet, although I do have some pretty cute ones that I can't wait to wear!Stretch marks: None yet! Belly button in or out: In.Sleep: I've still been struggling to get to sleep, because it seems like Daphne is most active at night. Sometimes I swear she knows when I've just drifted off and she gives me a good kick just to make sure I don't forget about her. She's gonna be such a sweet kid...Best moment this week: I ordered my starter kit of essential oils from Young Living and they finally arrived this week! I'm so excited to learn more about them and how they will be able to benefit my little family! Here are my two favorite oils so far, we've been dif…

20 Week Bump Update

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Yes, I am wearing practically the same outfit as last week. The sweater is a different color, but it's practically the same outfit. I'm pregnant. I'm tired. It is what it is. 
How far along: 20 weeks!Gender: WE'RE HAVING A GIRL!! My husband has known from the start that we were having a girl. They told us as early as 13 weeks that it was going to be a girl, it's so crazy that they were right! We cannot wait to welcome our sweet Daphne Anne in a couple months! Dad picked the name! Below is the picture that we used to announce on social media.  Weight gain: 3 lbs. this week! Overall weight gain/loss is -9.6Maternity clothes: Wearing my maternity jeans, leggings and comfy tops. Stretch marks: None yet...but this belly is getting BIG. I think I've convinced myself that stretch marks wouldn't be the worst thing, it's kinda like a battle wound...you obviously want to avoid it, but if it happens, it's a sign that you've really been through something. :)B…

19 Weeks Bump Update

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Scout (my little chihuahua) decided to photo-bomb this picture! 
How far along: 19 weeks, and it is FLYING by!Gender: We will be officially announcing on social media on Wednesday afternoon! I'm SO excited :) You can follow my Instagramhere!Weight gain: .2 lbs this week. Overall weight gain/loss is -12.6.Maternity clothes: I was given a big bag of maternity clothes this week and I am loving these Old Navy stretchy capris! It's not exactly warm enough to wear them out yet, but come summer, they will be a staple for sure! I'm on the hunt for a cute maternity dress for a family wedding in May! (I'll be 29 weeks, so I figure I won't be able to squeeze into any old dresses)Stretch marks: None so far!Belly button in or out: In, it's crazy how different it looks though! Sleep: I've actually been getting nauseous in the middle of the night this week. And I've been super congested so I've been waking up just because I can't breathe. My hubby has been amaz…

18 Weeks Bump Update

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How far along: 18 weeks! Gender: We've had several techs give us guesses over the past few weeks, we're pretty sure we know what we're having :) But we don't plan to announce anything until our anatomy scan appointment. Weight gain: I've gained 1.2 lbs this week. Maternity clothes: I've worn my Old Navy maternity skinnies pretty much every day and I love them! No need for maternity tops yet. Stretch marks: None yet! Belly button in or out: In, but getting more and more shallow. Sleep: I've been sleeping pretty great this week! I get hot at night, so I've been sleeping with a fan blowing basically in my face all night. So thankful for a good night's rest. From what I hear, you don't get much rest as a parent...who knew? Best moment this week: My diaper bag finally came this week! (It was back ordered for almost a month) My husband purchased it for me for Valentines Day and it is the most GORGEOUS diaper bag I have ever seen, and still functional.…