39 Weeks Pregnant | Vlog

Good morning everyone!
Thank you for following my pregnancy journey so far.
Did you know that I also make YouTube videos?!

Here's my latest, a "vlog" type video taken during my 39th week of pregnancy.
Enjoy!

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15 Things I'm Thankful For




I'm getting quite impatient waiting for baby to make her arrival. It gets a bit discouraging when another day goes by and I'm still not in labour. 

Sometimes we get stuck in a rut and forget how blessed we truly are. 

So... I thought it would be a good time to pause and think about all the things I'm thankful for. 

1. Being able to reproduce and having a healthy pregnancy.

2. Being surrounded by a big, loving and supportive family.

3. Having a roof over my head and food on the table.

4. Doggy cuddles.

5. The smell of fresh air.

6. The ability to travel .

7.  A good nights sleep in a comfortable bed.

8. Seeing the stars and the moon every night.

9. Being in the same country as my partner.
 
10. Being with someone who brings out the best in me.

11. Being able to clean my laundry.

12. Indulging in chocolate.

13. My education.

14. A career that I love.

15. Access to health care at a very low cost.






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Brunch, Bubbly and a Baby


What baby shower dreams are made of!



First off, WOW! What a day!

I was joined by my family and friends to celebrate the new life of my daughter, Remi, who will be joining us earth side mid- March. 

It was a brunch themed baby shower and it was everything I could ever have imagined. Everything was perfect: The decor! The food! The company!!

I couldn't of asked for a better way to spend Sunday morning. 




A "mom"osa bar... get it?
 because you can't have brunch without bubbly!


Beautiful baby's breath centrepieces created by my aunt, Natalie. 


The spread!!!!



How cute are these heart shaped sandwiches?! 
Thanks auntie Natalie!


Yogurt parfaits



'Mom'osa Bar








Vegan doughnuts instead of cake...They were DELISH







Just grapefruit juice for the expecting mama... 5 more weeks to go!



Drinking coffee out of a tea cup like a real wild child


Mommy Or Daddy?
A very simple and cute party game.

Q: Who said "I love you" first?
A: Daddy!


Baby Remi was showered with love and gifts. We are very thankful!












Crown and lashes




I feel so blessed to have so much love and support from the wonderful women in my life. The baby was spoiled right to death and I'm feeling more prepared than ever to welcome her into the world.  

Thank you, once again, to everyone involved in making this day spectacular. 



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Our Birth Plan

"So... did you make a birth plan yet?"

...

I didn't know how to answer, I looked around the room in confusion. I thought the whole process was pretty straight forward.



Turns out, there's a lot of particular things someone may prefer while giving birth.  Here are some of the examples I've found on Google:

- A diffuser with EXACTLY 3 drops lavender and 1.5 drops of clary Sage.
- No talking allowed in the birthing room.
- Save the placenta for eating
- No offering drugs
- Exactly 90 seconds before cord clamping. No more & no less.

It blew my mind how these other families planned out a VERY detailed birthing experience.

OK - I get it.  You want to be in control.

This isn't a dig at other mamas, I just know that things don't always go according to plan.

Sometimes you just need to sit in passenger seat of life and enjoy the ride.

(But if you still want to make a detailed plan, by all means, You do you!)




I know that I'm in control of my birthing experience. I say 'yes' when I want and 'no' when I don't.

It's such a normal and natural process that my body was designed for. I have everything it takes to birth my baby. And yes, of course it may get painful - but with each contraction I become closer to meeting our little one, HOW EXCITING IS THAT!!!

See, I don't care how my baby is born as long as she is safe.
So here is my "plan" for bringing Remi into the world, I've kept it short and sweet...

1. Go into labour
2. Push baby out of my cooch
3. Everybody celebrates

That's it! That's the full plan, Stan.

If complications arise - so be it. Things change, shit happens...
I trust my body & I trust that I am in good hands.























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