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On my journey to become mum… again! - Follow Kelly O'Hanlon's Journey, Chapter

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On my journey to become mum… again! - Follow Kelly O'Hanlon's Journey, Chapter

Hello, I’m back! When I first blogged over here, I was sharing the story of my journey to become mum first time around, and how we found out we were expecting our second baby, due in early December. My first trimester was full of anticipation, nerves and some anxiety, I have to be honest, as having experienced a miscarriage last year, we were far more cautious this time around. We had extra, private scans early on to be sure everything was going ok and it was nice to finally reveal to everyone our happy news when all the signs looked...

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Top Tips For Your Third Trimester

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Top Tips For Your Third Trimester

The end is in sight, you’re over halfway and you can now begin the countdown as you’ve reached the third trimester of your pregnancy. Towards the end of your pregnancy, your baby is gaining weight and maturing ready to be born, therefore your bump with noticeably grow week by week to accommodate little one. Your boobs continue to grow and it’s common to get swollen fingers and ankles/feet due to the increased volumes of blood and water in your system. So let’s take a look at what to focus on in the third trimester and how to get through the final weeks...

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Top Tips For Your Second Trimester

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Top Tips For Your Second Trimester

So you’ve reached the second trimester and hopefully, any ickiness will have faded and you will be feeling more energetic too. The second trimester is the best period of your pregnancy as you ditch those early pregnancy symptoms and you feel it’s safe to announce it to the World it starts to feel more real; especially when you feel those first flutters of movement!  Here’s my list of things to consider in your second trimester:  Where to give birth  If you haven’t already given it any thought now is the time to consider where you would like to give birth and also who you would...

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Top Tips For Your First Trimester

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Top Tips For Your First Trimester

Congratulations! If you’re reading this post you’ve probably just found out you’re pregnant – how exciting!! Now whilst you’re still dealing with the whirlwind of emotions it’s time to get to work because you have a lot to do! Here’s your First Trimester Check List to help you along:  Contact your Doctors surgery to arrange an appointment with the Midwife – You’ll need to see them at around 8-10 weeks & remember the date of your last period because they’re want to know that to work your due date out.  Folic Acid – if you haven’t already been taking this...

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