Survey Time... What's The Best Season to Be Pregnant in?


When I found out I was pregnant with our first, Joleen, it was the day after Thanksgiving 2008. It wasn’t too long after that when the 1st trimester funk really set in. By Christmas time, I was hormonal, nauseated 24/7, and wanted to do nothing but sleep. Thankfully, with it being December, I felt like it was ok to stay inside and hibernate.

By the time spring came around, I was out of my 1st trimester and I wasn’t feeling like I was on a rocking boat anymore. I also had my energy back, and came out of hibernation. I got out, went for walks in the warm spring weather, and started shopping for maternity clothes.

By the time I was extremely pregnant, it was the middle of summer, but I loved the hot weather. I wore cute maternity dresses, and spent my last few weeks running around town and hanging out with friends. When August rolled around, our Joleen decided to grace us with her presence.

Fast forward a little over a year, and that is when I found out I was pregnant with our second. I actually found out on Labor Day 2010 (very appropriate, right?). I spent the last of the warm summer days and nights inside… trying not to throw up, and taking care of Joleen. By the time winter came around and I was feeling better, it was too cold to go outside.

I feel like I have been hibernating all winter, and I just want to get out of my house! I find myself wishing that it was summer. I am huge right now, and I feel like cute maternity summer dresses were way more flattering on me than all the layers of clothes I’m currently having to wear. I also want to run errands, and take Joleen to the park before this baby comes, but it’s just too freakin’ cold.

I guess what I’m trying to say is that I enjoyed being extremely pregnant in the summer vs. the winter. What about you? In your opinion, what’s the best season to be pregnant in?