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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10 Week BUMPdate – Baby is 25% Complete!

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March 4, 2017

Baby is the size of a prune! Bigger than a green olive and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby keeps looking more and more human every day and is developing internal organs. – Baby now nearly has the muscle control to make a fist. – Baby is using his hands to feel his face and mouth, practicing for coordination on the outside….

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9 Week BUMPdate – I Live in the Bathroom Now

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February 26, 2017

  Baby is the size of a green olive! Bigger than a wild strawberry and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s very rudimentary eyes have now developed. – Baby’s very first teeth buds are starting to come in. – Baby’s facial features are forming, making him/her look more and more human. – Baby’s external ear is developing, although it still needs to…

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A Compilation of Everything I’m Already Craving…

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February 23, 2017

I’m only 9 weeks along, and the cravings have been constant since approximately 6 weeks. Unfortunately, I’m craving things that either cannot be found here in New York City…or I have to jump through hoops to get. Luckily, I’ll be visiting family in Tennessee in April, so I get the yummy Southern food that Little Miracle is wanting! Chick fil A Chicken Biscuit This is one of those items that…

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8 Week BUMPdate – Still Sleeping the Days Away…

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February 18, 2017

Baby is the size of a wild strawberry! Bigger than a raspberry, but still quite tiny! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s hair follicles are forming. – Baby has gained about .04oz (1.1g) this week. – Baby is moving around like crazy in the womb, although it is still far too small for me to feel. – Baby’s eyelids are fusing shut to protect the eyes,…

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7 Week BUMPdate – All I Do is Sleep

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February 12, 2017

Baby is the size of a raspberry! Bigger than a sweet pea, but still quite tiny! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s stomach is now differentiating into individual components as the digestive system develops. – Baby’s rudimentary lungs are continuing to develop. – The areas that will become baby’s feet and hands are now visible. – The placenta is picking up more and more of the…

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Keeping Stretchmarks at Bay with Belli Skin Care!

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February 5, 2017

Disclosure: I received products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. . Pregnancy is beautiful. Well…sort of… If you’re like me, your skin doesn’t want to cooperate during those nine months, whether it be acne, blemishes, dryness, or stretch marks. An updated skin care routine is important during the first trimester, where I tend to be more careful about what I apply to my skin. With…

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6 Weeks BUMPdate! – Ultrasound, Morning Sickness, and Hamburger Cravings! Oh My!

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February 3, 2017

. I finally know my official due date! I had a dating ultrasound today, and the sonographer confirmed that I am indeed 6 weeks pregnant (not nearly 9 like my LMP suggested) and that my due date is September 25th! Knowing my body, there’s a possibility for an October baby. I know I’ll want to slap myself for saying that when I reach the end of my pregnancy and wanting…

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