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Fourth Pregnancy Bump (and Labor) Comparison Part 4

Fourth Pregnancy Bump (and Labor) Comparison Part 4…Ok, this post is long overdue, baby is 10 months old now, but here I am finally wrapping up my fourth pregnancy bump comparison series!  I had another girl! That makes it three girls and a boy, what a surprise!  Four kids under 5 for most of this year, it’s been wild and wonderful and exhausting and fun…

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Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison, Part 3

Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison Part 3…My fourth pregnancy is almost over, I can hardly believe it! One of the most fun things for me is comparing how my bump looks in each pregnancy, and I have to say, I still can’t tell if I’m “high” or “low” or just somewhere in between. However, I definitely think this is my biggest bump–and biggest baby?–yet…

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Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison, Part 2

Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison, Part 2…I’m back with another pregnancy update! It’s really moving along quickly and I’m already in the third trimester (home stretch) as I write this. Baby J, my little 5 year old, is convinced the new baby will be a boy with brown eyes, I wonder if she’s right? I have brown eyes and my husband has blue; we have a daughter with brown, a son with brown, and a daughter with blue…statistically, she could be on to something! She also has decided on a name: Peter Pan. So cute…

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Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison, Part 1

Fourth Pregnancy Bump Comparison, Part 1…In case you haven’t seen my Instagram lately, Baby #4 is on the way! And actually, coming pretty darn soon, at that. I am behind on my pregnancy updates as I had a hard drive malfunction, but my pictures have been recovered and there’s a little break between fitness competition recaps, so my fourth pregnancy bump comparison is here…

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Third Baby Postpartum Weight Loss Progress

Third Baby Postpartum Weight Loss Progress..It’s time for a postpartum weight loss update!  I’m not quite at my pre-pregnancy weight yet, but I’m really close, just 5 lbs to go, woohoo!  I’ll be super stoked if I can do it by Baby A’s first birthday, I think it’ll happen with no problem…

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Third Pregnancy Bump (and Labor) Comparison Part 4

Third Pregnancy Bump (and Labor) Comparison…My third baby is here, it’s a girl!  What a whirlwind it has been, she is already four weeks old and I am just now getting to the announcement on Instagram and this labour comparison post.  Life as a Mom of 3 under 4 is crazy, let me tell you.  Crazy, but delicious and wonderful.  I have not stopped holding and snuggling and kissing her this entire time…

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Postpartum Weight Loss Diet and Exercise Plan, Part 2

Postpartum Weight Loss Diet and Exercise Plan Part 2…My third baby is about to be born (anytime now!), and I’m already preparing to get my postpartum weight loss underway.  Am I totally crazy?  Perhaps, but I actually find the weight loss process to be really fun, challenging and inspiring.  As a new Mom, it’s important to do something for yourself, and I think getting fit and healthy and exercising and shedding the no-longer-necessary pregnancy weight is a great thing to do for yourself…

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Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison Part 3

Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison…I am now well into my third trimester with my third baby, and it’s going really well!  I’ve passed all the tests (no gestational diabetes, no strep B, no blood pressure problems), my belly is growing right on track, and my energy levels are pretty good.  I’m still super tired, but that’s the only complaint I have and it could very well be due to the fact that I don’t really start my day until my other two babies are asleep.  I’m quite the night owl…

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Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison Part 2

Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison…Second trimester with my third baby has proven to be more tiring than the other babies, but at least less tiring than the first trimester!  At 19 weeks I was even able to start exercising again, though running and even walking uphill on the treadmill were out due to some muscle cramping (felt like a side stitch but in the front).  I have been doing Pilates every day and absolutely love it, I think I am a Pilates addict!  I’m excited to be postpartum so that I can do all the floor moves laying on the back or tummy, it will be a fun change…

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Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison Part 1

Third Pregnancy Bump Comparison…Just when we were getting the swing of life with 2 under 2, we are adding another baby to the mix, #3under4 here we come!  Our spacing turned out pretty fantastic—there are 19 months between Baby J and Baby K, and there will be 22 months (or less!) between Baby K and Baby #3.  We aren’t finding out the sex because we have a girl and a boy, so we have everything we could need either way…