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Episode 62

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:

Fertility journey:

  1. Did you get pregnant naturally this time?
  2. Why did you decide to keep it a secret about starting fertility treatment?
  3. What fertility supplements did you take when ttc?
  4. Do you do fertility acupuncture?
  5. What day past ovulation did you take a test?
  6. What did you do to promote implantation? Food supplements etc
  7. How did you handle losing a  twin?
  8. What happened to twin 2 after they didn’t make it?
  9. At what point in trying to start a family did you seek out a fertility doctor?

This pregnancy:

  1. How did you tell Jordan you were pregnant?
  2. What have been your top 3 food cravings?
  3. When you have an unhealthy pregnancy craving like diet coke, how often do you go for it?
  4. Do you have gestational diabetes this pregnancy?
  5. How do you cope with having gestational diabetes?
  6. Can you drink olipop pregnant?
  7. How did you cope with nausea during the first trimester?
  8. How different does your body feel from the other 2 pregnancies?
  9. How do you continue making recipes and working during nausea and fatigue?
  10. How has your energy and mood been?
  11. Are you finding out the sex?
  12. What are you most looking forward to with the third baby?
  13. Do you restrict any foods while pregnant?
  14. How do you balance caring for yourself during pregnant and your kids?
  15. Do you have names picked out?
  16. Does anything about pregnancy in general give you anxiety?

General questions about having kids:

  1. How has your approach to pregnancy and motherhood changed since having ezra?
  2. Was it insane going from 1 to 2?
  3. Did you struggle to have a third?
  4. How to persuade hubby to have baby #2?
  5. How do you feel about a 3rd and managing your business?
  6. How do you do bedtime with multiple kids? Will the baby have a nursery and big boys share?
  7. In your opinion: I know you’re never “ready” but how ready should one be to start trying
  8. Any favorite maternity clothes?
  9. How do you tell your kids/explain to them you are pregnant?
  10. When did you start buying stuff during your first pregnancy?
  11. Favorite prenatal? Ritual (code RACHL20 for 20% off)
  12. 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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