As you know from the previous post I am expecting my second baby!!! The new addition to the family should arrive on the 2/10/2016. I am so so so happy!!!
Normally this wouldn’t be a reason to stop writing the blog … Unless your pregnancy is one of the challenging ones, the challenge being the morning or in my case evening sickness.
When I was pregnant with Chloe I was blossoming! Except few little exceptions in the begging of the pregnancy I loved the whole 9 months ! What has shocked me this time is how much this pregnancy is different from the first one ?! (And no it doesn’t mean that I am having a boy, I checked with the doctor and there is no link between the two 😊). From week 6 I have been feeling unwell every single evening. Like clockwork, as soon as 4pm struck, I would start feeling nauseous. On a good day I would just feel nauseous and horrible, on a bad one I would be sick… a lot. Every day by 7pm I would be like a zombie laying on the sofa having have no energy to talk or move. And what was heart breaking for me is that I couldnt play with Chloe after work as I used to and give her as much attention as she deserves.
I was determinated to handle it until the 3rd month of the pregnancy (didn’t want to take medicines because of the baby blah blah blah) … As that’s when the sickness is supposed to end ??!!! Not in my case ! When we went past the 3 month mark without the symptoms disappearing or easing off, I decided that I cannot live like that any longer and I need some medicines to help me. It got to the point that I didn’t enjoy my pregnancy at all and that’s not a nice way to feel. Oh and just before you ask I did try all of the natural ways of preventing morning/evening sickness: eating ginger, grapes, drinking mint tea, not eating fruits or fried food etc., eating toast and crackers, trying pressure bands on my wrists …. Nothing helped !!!!
I use to write most of my blog posts in the evening: after work, and after all of the house chores has been done and Chloe was put to sleep. As you can see that this was pretty much impossible to do recently… But I am back!!! Tablets have been working their magic and I can enjoy my evenings now and hopefully find some energy to write a bit more (yes the lack of energy by 8pm might be an issue here 😁).
Are any of you currently pregnant ??? If so how is your pregnancy going ???
And I must say I do admire all of the girls out there who suffer with sickness even more than I did ! You are incredible to handle it !!!!!
4 thoughts on “BABY ON BOARD ! And why that made me go so quiet.”
your post is really post, thank you for your experiences…I will save your post and learn from you…You are a great mother.
Thank you Wheels in the Bus 😊
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Try a siesta on days when you can manage it – I found with my first baby that I felt ropey by the evening and it was because I was so tired.
I’m about to have baby number 3 and have had very few problems (other than SPD) but I always make the kids nap at lunchtime and get into bed with them. I should add that I do work 4 days a week, the luncthime sleeps helped me.
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Congratulations on another bump! This sounds like a good advice but unfortunately I just about manage to eat lunch at work 😊 and I do nap with my little one on the weekends but the sickness was still there unfortunately … Good luck to you as well !!! X