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Diary Of A Pregnant Girl || Week 30 & 31

1.02.2015
Top & Jeans c/o Pink Blush Maternity
Vest: Target
Extensions: Luxy Hair

Happy New Year and cheers to 2015, babes! I can't believe we are in the single weeks countdown and this is the year I have a baby! 9 weeks and 6 days until my due date! Eeeek!

I'm going to narrow down these posts a bit since we are coming to the end. I'll continue to share every two weeks and hit the main points of my pregnancy.

Due Date | March 12th, 2015

Gender | BOY!

Name | Maddox Brian Mills

Size | The size of a coconut and about to head into a major growth spurt! Over 16" long and 3 1/3lbs.

Feeling/Body | As soon as I hit 30 weeks I felt like my pregnancy went a little downhill. Sciatic nerve pain in my lower back and tailbone has increased and it makes it really hard to walk or sit. A heating bad and a pillow under my bum has been the only relief. Plus hubby rolls a tennis ball on my back which really helps a lot too. Acid reflux and heartburn are a daily struggle after each meal and Tums just aren't fitting the bill anymore. I've been given advice of other options to take such as Zantac, but I really think I'm just going to fight through because I don't like taking anything at all really. (I'm that weirdo).

The third trimester is really overwhelming. I feel anxious because I know the days are numbered now before we meet our baby boy! Plus I have a checklist a mile long to complete within the next 5-9 weeks. And I am starting to feel like I'm going to be pregnant forever! Don't get me wrong, I love this whole process, but being real, the third trimester is testing my patience!

Hormones | No tears shed this week!

Weight | +20lbs, but I'm sure I've gained more from the holidays. I'll find out at my doctor apt this morning.

Sleep
| Very rare these days. Getting comfortable is getting harder and harder, but I think this is good. Mad man is preparing me for mommy-hood and waking up every few hours :)

Nursery | It's really coming together! Jon and I got the crib painted, which was a huge chore. Now we need to get bookshelves and hang pictures. Shop for a few odds and ends and complete the closet. It's really coming together. I can't wait to share with y'all! I'm having a baby shower next weekend in NC and I can't wait to see all my friends from back home :)

Fun Fact | Maddox is sucking his thumb in my womb! So much so he may even have a callus on his thumb when he's born. Crazy!

Best Moment of The Week | Jon placing first place in his 5k on New Year's Day because he found out the first place winner received a free one hour massage. Best part is, he gave it to me!!! :) :) :) What a husband I have!

Next Apt. | Today for a basic check-up and to start talking about our birth plan . I can't believe it!

My questions for momma's, did y'all experience anxiety in your third trimester?

Earlier weeks:
Week 10          Week 15          Week 22    
Week 11          Week 16          Week 23
Week 12          Week 17          Week 24
Week 13          Week 18          Week 25
Week 14
          Week 20/21     Week 26/27
15 comments on "Diary Of A Pregnant Girl || Week 30 & 31"
  1. You look SO good. Love that outfit mama!

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  2. I can't believe how far you are already! I mean, I've been following the countdown, but you're in single digit weeks!!! I've had mild lower tailbone pain most of my pregnancy so I'm a-hoping and praying it doesn't worsen in the coming weeks. And heartburn?! Shoo... Praying for the discomfort to ease up!!

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  3. you look great!! i'm starting to feel a little anxious about our baby's arrival too. i just want to make sure im as prepared as possible!! xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  4. You look AMAZING!! I can't believe you're getting so close to your due date! He'll be here before you know it! Hope you have an amazing time at your baby shower next week!!

    <3, Pamela
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  5. I can't believe you're in your third trimester already - I feel like you just announced that you were pregnant! Have so much fun at your baby shower!

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  6. You look pretty incredible for your third trimester and all that pain that you're enduring! I suppose it's all worth it for the end result though, right? :) So sweet that your hubby gave you his massage - he's a keeper!

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  7. It's getting SO close now! You look amazing. I can't wait to see the nursery reveal!

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  8. That's so awesome that he won first place, even better you get a massage!! Eeeek! oooh a baby shower!! Yayyy! Maybe Tamara, Nicole, & I can come crash it to see you! Juuuust kidding!! That's so exciting!! I'm sure y'all will get lotssss of stuff!!

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  9. Ah! It's getting so close! I just know you are gonna do a fabulous job :) And how very sweet for Jon to give you his massage. When my mom was pregnant with my little sister, she had a lot of trouble with her tailbone and found a place that did prenatal massages. For the last couple of months of her pregnancy, she went weekly and it really helped her! Hope your massage gives you some relief!

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  10. Anxiety is TOTALLY normal dude, especially for a first time mom! You are about to welcome a new baby into the world! Heck, I am anxious!!! SO BAD. I feel so unprepared (even though we are fine lol) and I am just like...HE IS COMING ANY DAY NOW.

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  11. (I hit enter before I was ready!) Anxiety is totally normal and you will be ok. BUT I DO RECOMMEND doing things that help get rid of the anxiety. For me, that is getting his nursery done. That's a BIG stressor for me for some reason. Which is weird because he won't even be IN there till he is like...3 months old. But it's a stress that I can get rid of, so do what you can to help yourself out. The rest of it, just pray and pray a lot!

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  12. So many of these little updates are identical to mine that are going up on Monday, haha! My acid reflux has gotten tremendously worse lately--even to the point that my Zantac is no longer managing it. I also feel like my to-do list is So long and that we have so little time left! I know some people probably think I'm crazy for getting some stuff in order, but I'm really starting to feel the crunch!

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  13. interesting about your tailbone! i experience that nerve pain and very strong acid reflux now ...... and i'm not pregnant. makes me nervous for one day when i am!

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  14. well you are just the absolute cutest!

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