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10 Things During Pregnancy That Are Easier Said Than Done

By Devan McGuinness |

When you think about how long you’re pregnant, 40-42 weeks sounds like a lifetime. During your first trimester, you feel like time is standing still as you wait to experience the more exciting things about pregnancy (like the baby moving instead of the enduring nausea) and naturally, we start to make bucket lists for our pregnancies.

I am the same way. I have a specific idea of how I would like this next — and potentially last — pregnancy to go. It’s taken me longer than I hoped to get here, so I want to make sure I enjoy and embrace all that carrying and growing a human inside your body can bring. I’ve spent time daydreaming about what I’d define as the perfect pregnancy, and I’ve made a list to go along with my imagination. But the more I stare at that list, the more I’m coming to terms to the fact that it will be tough to follow.

Even though I fully intend to complete it, chances are that I won’t!

Here are 10 things during pregnancy that are easier said than done:

Things I Want to Do During Pregnancy, But Probably Won't - Babble

10 Things I Want to do This Pregnancy, But Probably Won't

I have the best intentions, but I'm also a realist. 

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Devan McGuinness

Devan McGuinness is the writer of the lifestyle blog Accustomed Chaos. After surviving 12 miscarriages, Devan founded Unspoken Grief, a resource and support site for perinatal and neonatal loss. Read bio and latest posts → Read Devan's latest posts →

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