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Surviving The 1st Trimester Part 2

Last week I posted about some of my various tips and tricks to help you through the first trimester, including ways to combat nausea, plus some great books to read along the way. This week I'm going to delve a little deeper with some more tips, particularly about dealing with the emotional aspects of pregnancy.

Here we go!

Anxiety:

I've said it before: pregnancy can be stressful. Although the VAST majority of women carry to term and have complication-free pregnancies and births, the fear that you'll be one of the unlucky ones is a very real part of the first trimester. There's hardly a bump, and you won't feel the baby move until about a month into the 2nd trimester. Sometimes it doesn't seem real yet, which can make you feel even more anxious.



As someone who has a history of losing loved ones to unexpected loss, I entered this pregnancy apprehensively. Having a baby with my partner has been a dream of mine for a few years now, and I was so scared that something …

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