24 Weeks Pregnant
Well firstly, Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you had wonderful Christmas and New Year celebrations with your family and friends – I’m nearly 24 weeks pregnant!
Our Christmas was awesome – we went to my parents’ house and spent a lot of time having fun, catching up, relaxing and well, eating. Hmm. I will post about that ‘situation’ soon.
So tomorrow I’m 24 weeks pregnant so only 16 weeks to go – hurray!
Mini is the size of cantaloupe melon apparently and let’s be honest, Mummy could do with eating more from that fruity family.
The really great thing is that I can feel Mini moving a lot more the past few days which is lovely and reassuring, despite the bad timing of it being when I’m trying to sleep.
I don’t think the Christmassy indulgences helped much with my acid reflux so Zantac is still my very best friend and I think the only other main symptom has been having a few dizzy spells. Nothing worrying at all but I probably need to be a bit slower and more careful getting up sometimes as I suddenly feel dizzy and have to stop. I do remember experiencing this when I was pregnant with Miss M too so I know it’s normal.
I’ve also been shattered too – think 1st trimester fatigue – I think it might be due to iron deficiency so I’ll try and get some iron tablets this week.
One thing I have been really struggling with and has added to my sleep deprivation has been itchy skin. When I get in bed at night my tummy is SO itchy – almost unbearable until I finally get to sleep. I did have a bit of itchiness with Miss M but nothing like this so I’m starting to think that stretch marks are inevitable this time around. I do my best not to scratch but it’s Just. So. Hard! I’m still using my Argan+ Oil so hoping for the best.
Otherwise I’m feeling good and have thoroughly enjoyed Christmas and New Year!
Hope you’re all well-rested and looking forward to what 2015 brings – I wish happiness and health for you all :)
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