17 Week BUMPdate – Cloth Diaper Shopping!

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April 24, 2017

    Baby is the size of a pomegranate! Bigger than an avocado and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s skeleton is currently made up of cartilage, but it is turning to bone. – The umbilical cord is growing stronger in order to better support baby. – Baby’s finger and toenails are coming in. – Baby weighs about 4.9oz this week! –…

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Maternity Safe Nail Polish? Sign Me Up! – Knocked Up Nails Review

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April 22, 2017

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. One thing that I’m especially loving about my changing body is how fast my nails grow. Thanks hormones and prenatals! Since they’re growing at a lovely pace, I like to keep them painted and pretty. However, I wanted something that was safe for pregnancy as traditional polishes are notorious for heavy fumes and nasty chemicals….

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Ecocentric Mom Subscription Box Review – April 2017

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April 21, 2017

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. I love subscription boxes, especially those designed specifically with moms in mind. When I heard about Ecocentric Mom and how they curate their boxes to help moms achieve healthier lifestyles, I HAD to try it out, and it surely did not disappoint! . I received a complimentary April 2017 box from Ecocentric Mom, and I…

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16 Week BUMPdate – Baby Shopping Like Crazy!

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April 17, 2017

    Baby is the size of a avocado! Bigger than a apple and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s sense of hearing continues to get better and better every day. – Baby weighs about 3.5oz this week. – Baby’s sense of sight, sound, smell and touch are all coming in. – Lanugo, baby’s temporary hair, now covers most of her body….

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15 Week BUMPdate – Gender Reveal!!!

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April 10, 2017

    Baby is the size of a apple! Bigger than a lemon and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s legs are finally longer than it’s arms. – Baby continues to build strength in all of her muscles, including her neck, to help support her head. – The main development of baby’s external genitalia, whether male or female, is now complete. –…

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14 Week BUMPdate – Hello Second Trimester!

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April 3, 2017

    Baby is the size of a lemon! Bigger than a peach and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s kidneys are producing urine. – Baby is using all of the protein I’m getting to help him build strong muscles. – Baby can now bend his knees and elbows, giving him a greater range of motion. – Baby’s liver and pancreas have…

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13 Week BUMPdate – Possible Nub Theory Gender Prediction?

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March 26, 2017

    Baby is the size of a peach! Bigger than a large plum and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s thyroid has begun producing the hormones needed to regulate all sorts of bodily functions. – Baby is busy developing all of the bodily systems he will need. – Baby is producing the white blood cells he will need to stay healthy…

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12 Week BUMPdate – NT Scan Incoming!

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March 20, 2017

  Baby is the size of a large plum! Bigger than a lime and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s ears are migrating towards their final position at the side of her head. – Baby is already building up the waste that will help make up her first poop. – The placenta has developed and is supplying baby with oxygen. – Baby…

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Gender Myths + Predictions

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March 14, 2017

Since I’m finding out if my baby is a boy or a girl in a few weeks, I thought it would be fun to discuss gender myths/old wives tales with y’all, as well as what we here in the BBF household predict the baby will be. Old wives tales is for entertainment purposes only and not meant to be taken totally seriously. We have an appointment for at an elective…

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I’m Having a Healthy Pregnancy Thanks to Premama Drinkable Prenatal Vitamins! + GIVEAWAY

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March 12, 2017

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.  Having a healthy pregnancy is extremely important to me. It was incredibly difficult for me to conceive this baby, and I want to do everything in my power to achieve absolute health during these precious nine months. One step you can take to have a healthy pregnancy is by taking prenatal vitamins. I know there’s…

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11 Week BUMPdate – Gender Intuition?

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March 11, 2017

Baby is the size of a lime! Bigger than a prune and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Whether the baby is a boy or a girl, baby’s genitalia is developing, which will eventually indicate on an ultrasound what gender baby is. – The blood vessels in the placenta are growing in size and number to help support baby throughout the rest of…

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10 Ways to Effortlessly Dress Your Baby Bump Without Maternity Clothes

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March 9, 2017

10 Ways to Effortlessly Dress Your Baby Bump Without Maternity Clothes Women who are currently pregnant or trying to get pregnant mostly agree that wearing maternity clothes isn’t exactly fun. Going out and purchasing an entirely new wardrobe for your growing body may not be in your budget, especially once you realize that these outfits will only fit you for a few months. Smart moms-to-be think of ways to stretch…

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