Pregnancy and your growing baby bump… it’s a strange time. You watch your shape change almost daily and while you know it’s for good reasons, sometimes it can catch you off guard. You wake up and out of nowhere, you have a large bump in front of you and suddenly none of your clothes fit. You try to eat something, but quickly find out there’s little room for any food and you end up having a food baby on top of your real baby.
The growing bump can also cause a whole slew of aches and pains. From the baby kicking you in the ribs to trying to tie your shoes, it can be inconvenient, no matter how much you know it’s amazing, wonderful, and you want it.
There are some unexpected benefits you can get from a growing baby bump though too–good things that can be a direct result of your new pregnant shape.
You may even miss some of them when the baby is in your arms and out of your mid-section.
Check out these 10 unexpected benefits of a growing baby bump (I’m realizing all over again!):
:: Have you experienced any benefits from your pregnant shape? ::
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Devan is a freelance writer living in Toronto, Ontario with her husband, three kids and expecting baby #4 at the end of this year. Read more from Devan on Babble and “like” Accustomed Chaos on Facebook!
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