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It’s Been a Hard Pregnancy, But. . .

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I was in decent shape and in great health when I found out I was pregnant with our third baby. Naively, I thought this would make for an easy pregnancy. I know it could be worse, but I have struggled – and struggled hard – this time around. I was sick well into my second trimester, cannot keep my iron or energy levels up, and am holding down a full time job with two small kids at home.

At the end of every day I feel tired and defeated.

It’s been a hard pregnancy, but several people I love are having a difficult time getting pregnant or staying pregnant.

In the moment it is tough not to feel sorry for myself when I have had to leave my office every hour to rush to the bathroom to be sick . . .   This is my latest post published on Oklahoma City Moms Blog. Read the rest by clicking here.

19 thoughts on “It’s Been a Hard Pregnancy, But. . .

  1. This is a lovely way to think about the inconveniences you’re going through right now. I hope you feel better physically, but I know that your heart and mind are in the right place so overall you’re doing fine. Hang in there! 🌻

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  2. Hang in there, girl! The cool thing about being human is we can’t remember pain, only that we endured it. With my son, I was sick in the first trimester, with my daughter? The whole nine months. I had to be hospitalized the last 6 weeks since she attached low and I bled. I call her my fingernail baby! She’s 26 now!

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    1. Oh Susie, fingernail baby? That made me cringe lol. This one is carrying much lower than my other two, and it is much more painful. Not as bad as yours, but I feel for what you went through. It does help to hear she’s 26 now though, thank you!

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  3. My fiance and I have 2 children. One was just born in June. Being there for all the ups and downs of pregnancy gives me a whole new love for women. You all sacrifice lots those 9 months. My hat goes off to all you lovely mothers out there!

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