Fertility Journey to Baby #3, Miscarrying a Twin + All Things Pregnancy
In today’s episode, we are sharing our story to getting pregnant with baby #3
Everything from our fertility journey with menopur and IUI, to finding out we are pregnant with twins and all things first trimester (and into second trimester!). We are also answering a handful of listener questions related to pregnancy, motherhood and more!
A preview of what we dive into in today’s episode:
- Did you get pregnant naturally this time?
- Why did you decide to keep it a secret about starting fertility treatment?
- What fertility supplements did you take when ttc?
- Do you do fertility acupuncture?
- What day past ovulation did you take a test?
- What did you do to promote implantation? Food supplements etc
- How did you handle losing a twin?
- What happened to twin 2 after they didn’t make it?
- At what point in trying to start a family did you seek out a fertility doctor?
- How did you tell Jordan you were pregnant?
- What have been your top 3 food cravings?
- When you have an unhealthy pregnancy craving like diet coke, how often do you go for it?
- Do you have gestational diabetes this pregnancy?
- How do you cope with having gestational diabetes?
- Can you drink olipop pregnant?
- How did you cope with nausea during the first trimester?
- How different does your body feel from the other 2 pregnancies?
- How do you continue making recipes and working during nausea and fatigue?
- How has your energy and mood been?
- Are you finding out the sex?
- What are you most looking forward to with the third baby?
- Do you restrict any foods while pregnant?
- How do you balance caring for yourself during pregnant and your kids?
- Do you have names picked out?
- Does anything about pregnancy in general give you anxiety?
General questions about having kids:
- How has your approach to pregnancy and motherhood changed since having ezra?
- Was it insane going from 1 to 2?
- Did you struggle to have a third?
- How to persuade hubby to have baby #2?
- How do you feel about a 3rd and managing your business?
- How do you do bedtime with multiple kids? Will the baby have a nursery and big boys share?
- In your opinion: I know you’re never “ready” but how ready should one be to start trying
- Any favorite maternity clothes?
- How do you tell your kids/explain to them you are pregnant?
- When did you start buying stuff during your first pregnancy?
- Favorite prenatal? Ritual (code RACHL20 for 20% off)
- Stretch mark cream for pregnancy? TULA body butter (code RACHL for 15% off)
We also share our story over on my blog!
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