Now that I’m nearing the end of my second trimester (24 weeks…woohoo!), I thought I’d share with you some new pregnancy observations!
1.) Everyone and their neighbor will have a different comment or view on the names you are considering for your baby. I’ve gotten everything from the weird looks (like they smell something) to the comment “that sounds like a rich kid”. Good thing we don’t really care what everyone and their neighbor thinks!
2.) People will have different views on how “big” you are compared to other pregnant women. Some people say I look tiny, others say I look farther along than they expected. I’m right on track with my weight gain (and almost all of it is in my belly), so I kind of shrug off what everyone else says.
3.) A lot of people will think you are suddenly “fragile”, or that you’re more likely to lose your balance. I promise, people…I won’t fall just walking through the yard! Oh, and I can still garden and push wheelbarrows (light ones). It actually makes me feel better!
4.) There’s a point you pass in which you suddenly look pregnant to everyone. I mean, one week I was having people say I didn’t even look pregnant, and then the next people weren’t hesitating to ask whether I was having a boy or a girl. It’s incredible!
5.) There’s nothing more incredible than feeling your baby move within your womb. Every time I feel a little punch or kick, I can’t help but smile. Even when it’s 3 a.m. and I’m exhausted. It’s incredible how much I already love this little boy…and I haven’t even got to meet him yet!