I found this post while looking through my drafts, as you can tell it isn’t even finished because I started having contractions that evening and had Sophie the next morning. I think it is really funny that I left off mid sentence talking about how I should start getting things together because it won’t be long until I have the baby, little did we know it was only going to be a few hours.
This is the last picture I have of myself pregnant. Just seeing that belly makes me miss it even more. I have said on numerous occasions that I really miss being pregnant, and I always get the same question from people, “what about being pregnant do you miss?”
It is a great question and one that makes me think about what the specific reasons are. Being pregnant and having a baby is something that I have wanted for my life for as long as I can remember. I loved feeling the baby move and grow inside me. I loved the way my body looked pregnant, and I only wished I could have had a HUGE belly. I loved that I was responsible for creating a healthy baby because it gave me such purpose and direction for those 9 months. But most of all I loved that this experience was making me into the women and mother I had always wanted to be.
I know many people would think I am crazy but I honestly can’t wait until I am pregnant again :)
Today we are 9 months pregnant and with only 4 weeks to go, reality that I will be birthing a baby very soon is finally setting in. At my midwives appointment this afternoon our midwife even said that I should start getting all of the home birth supplies together because