Pregnancy Update 2nd Trimester:- Weeks 16-19

Firstly I would like to apologise for the delay in this pregnancy update. Things have been crazy busy here, combine that with being ill, meant that blogging has taken a back seat. But I am back!

In this update you’ll get 3 weeks worth.

Emotions…

Over the last 3 weeks I have had some pretty big pregnancy meltdowns. I’m talking uncontrollable crying for no reason. Think Toddler tantrum on a grown pregnant woman…yeah that!

Sleep….

So in my last post I wrote how I wasn’t sleeping particularly well. Well it got much worse with the heat wave we were having last week. However the last couple of nights I have slept really well and not stirring until early morning.

Appetite and Cravings…

So with this pregnancy I haven’t had the same hunger or craving levels that I did with Logan, I the way through my pregnancy with Logan, I constantly ate because I was so hungry. I also had really strong cravings with him too. This was for all 3 trimesters.

However my appetite and cravings are now starting to increase. Some days I am completely ravenous and can’t get enough food. The last couple of days I have had strong cravings for Krispy Kreme doughnut’s and chocolate. We got the doughnuts.

Illness…

It feels like I’m forever ill with this pregnancy. So over the last 3 weeks I have spent most of it ill. I’m still not fully recovered. At first I wasn’t sure if it was a bad cold or just Hayfever. But the minute the dry tickily cough started I knew I had caught another cold. All the energy had just drained from me, everything was an effort. It does feel like on well in the road to recovery though with just a snottyish nose. Fingers crossed it’ll be gone in the next week.

Bump Watch…

So when I was pregnant with Logan everyone thought I was going to have twins with how early I was showing. It’s no different this time round. My bump is massive with no signs of slowing down. I am under no illusion that I will have another large baby. Logan was 9lbs 14oz, he wasn’t fat he was just long. So I never really got to have that tiny new-born experience I had a long new-born.  I expect to have another long large baby.

Just check out these photos…

Bump at 18 weeks

Bump at 17 weeks

Bump at 19 weeks

Bump at 19 weeks

 

Hair…

You may notice a difference in my hair between the two photo’s. Yes I have had my hair cut very short. I did this myself and with the help of my Husband. There will be a separate post on this very soon.

 

That’s it for now.

How have all you pregnant Mamma’s been coping in the heat wave that we have had lately? I’d love you to share you pregnancy stories.

Please do get in touch, I love hearing from you all. I will reply to everyone. If you enjoyed this post please feel free to have a nosey around the site and if you like what you have read then please do subscribe to get the latest posts and pregnancy updates straight to your email.

Thank you for reading and until next time.

Sam

 

 

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