Pregnancy Q & A

fullsizeoutput_3d99I am just about 34 weeks pregnant so I thought I would share my most common asked questions.

How many weeks pregnant are you? 33 weeks & 5 days

How did you find out you were pregnant? Pregnancy test. Haha kidding, but really! I didn’t get my period for a while so I went to the dollar store to get a pregnancy test out of curiosity. We thought since it was a dollar store one that it wasn’t accurate but it was!

How did you tell Daryoush you were pregnant? I told him I got a pregnancy test & we both waiting anxiously looking at the test. When we saw two double lines our jaws dropped in awe.

Gender? Boy.

If you could choose boy or girl, which would you want? I 100% wanted a boy & had a feeling I was having one.

Do you have a name picked out? Yes, I want to announce it the day he is born.

Does he kick a lot? Oh my goodness, YES.

Do you like being pregnant? I recently just starting feeling pregnant the last 2 weeks. Almost the entire pregnancy I have felt my “normal” self, so I would say yes 🙂

Biggest craving? Pickles.

Any morning sickness? Luckily I had no morning sickness but in the beginning I did feel a nausea feeling & did not want to eat anything!

When did you feel the first kick? I actually wrote it down in his baby book, I was so excited! I felt his first kick on February 18th 2018 at 11:05am.

How much weight did you gain during pregnancy? Do I have to answer this? Hahah uhhh 17lbs (inserts emoji face). The baby weighs 5lbs!

Did you get any stretch marks? No, thank goodness. I put on coconut oil or rosehip oil twice a day & drink one gallon of water a day to help keep my skin stay hydrated.

Do you have any body swelling? None at all so far! I actually got more veins & muscles.

Are you wearing maternity clothes? No I went to Forever 21 & got a bunch of dresses that are comfortable for the time being that are easy to slip on, cute, & inexpensive! For workout clothes I wear lululemon or Nike high waisted leggings.

Are you doing a Natural or C-section? I was told I have a low sitting placenta which blocks the passageway for delivery so I have to do a c-section.

How is your sleeping? I sleep throughout the night & I cat nap during the day as much as possible. I feel guilty when I sleep during the day sometimes because I think of all the productive things I can be doing, BUT in the back of my mind I know its good to sleep now since I won’t for the next 18 years or so haha.

Did you diet? I “eat right for my type” which is a lifestyle for me of eating proper foods that my blood type can easily digest. I am blood type A, so no meats, only fruits, vegetables, & lentils. I did add salmon occasionally to my diet for some extra omega 3’s & protein now & then.

What exercises did you do? I did Barry’s bootcamp double floor my whole pregnancy up until about 2 weeks ago. I do a lot of weight training for sculpting. My doctor said I didn’t have to modify too much since I did those exercises prior. I was only told to modify the amount of weight I am lifting. I also walk about 3-6 miles a night during the week for cardio.

How is your mood? I do get moody aka “hangry” if I miss a meal.

Did your boobs change? BIGGER. I did have my nipples pierced (which is usually a surprise to people) but I did take them out because they started to feel sore & hurt.

Did pregnancy change the types of skincare products you used? I use vegan skin products that are approved by my doctor.

Are you nervous about labor? I am nervous to do a c-section BUT the thought of doing a natural birth is scarier to me, so I am grateful to do a c-section.

Will you breastfeed? Yes, there are so many amazing benefits from breastfeeding.

Do you have a nursery theme picked out? Not necessarily a theme but his nursery is  ivory with espresso colored woods for the furniture & you can find some lions in there.

What will you miss most about pregnancy? Going to the doctors appointments to hear his heartbeats inside my belly. I give the biggest grin every time I hear it!

What has been the best part of being pregnant? Feeling him move around especially when I sing or play Mozart. We listen to a lot of piano 🙂

What’s been the worst part of being pregnant? Sweating even just sitting there sometimes but then again maybe it is the Florida heat.

Who will be with you during labor? Daryoush in the delivery room & family that will be waiting in the waiting room patiently until he arrives.

Will you record your labor? I am currently in the process of looking for a videographer so if you are a videographer or know of one let me know!

What are you most looking forward to after pregnancy? Having a mini me to love,  laugh with, grow with, read to, & to thoroughly enjoy the holidays with in ways I haven’t done in a while.

Will you share a lot of the baby on the blog? Absolutely.

Do you want more kids? Yes, in the next 5 or 6 years. Not anytime soon!

I hope this answered any questions I have received! I hope the rest of your week is just as amazing as you are. Thank you for visiting!

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24 Comments

    • youthofthesun
      April 11, 2018 / 6:57 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂

  1. Simone
    April 10, 2018 / 3:40 pm

    It is fantastic to read about your Q&A! Unfortunately I don’t remember everything from my pregnancy but what I do know is I turned nasty when I was hungry lol.

    xx Simone
    Little Glittery Box

    • youthofthesun
      April 11, 2018 / 6:58 pm

      Thank you so much! That is okay, I’m sure you had a wonderful pregnancy though 🙂 Being hangry is definitely a real thing, especially pregnant haha.

  2. April 11, 2018 / 3:19 pm

    Pregnancy is such a magical time! Enjoy it, and get in lots of sleep!! 🙂 Babies are the best! And then they grow up to be your favorite people in the whole world!

    http://www.jessicabroyles.com

    • youthofthesun
      April 11, 2018 / 6:58 pm

      Thank you so much! Yes, I am definitely sleeping as much as possible. Can’t wait to meet my favorite person ever 🙂

  3. Monica Sors
    April 11, 2018 / 7:18 pm

    I really enjoy this post!! Congratulations!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
    MES VOYAGES À PARIS
    NEW POST: PALAZZO PANTS & CROP TOP

    • youthofthesun
      April 12, 2018 / 4:46 am

      Thank you Monica!

    • youthofthesun
      April 12, 2018 / 4:47 am

      I appreciate that so much Katherine ♡ Thank you Xx

  4. Mile High Dreamers
    April 12, 2018 / 2:37 am

    I loved reading this! Pregnancy is so incredible and magical and AWESOME. While we’re definitely not ready for kids yet, I AM very excited to experience these things firsthand someday and I love reading about them. I can’t imagine what a kick feels like!
    Also, you’re completely goals for pregnancy fitness. You’re amazing!
    Can’t wait to meet this little guy!

    Susie | http://milehighdreamers.com

    • youthofthesun
      April 12, 2018 / 4:52 am

      Thank you so so much! So incredibly kind of you ♡ Your words just put a smile on my face. I am so happy you are following along! So excited to show you more from this bundle of joy the closer it gets. Hopefully I can follow your journey of pregnancy when the time comes 🙂 Thank you! Xx

    • youthofthesun
      April 12, 2018 / 7:55 pm

      Thank you! ♥️

  5. April 13, 2018 / 6:40 am

    Congratulations!!I am waiting for baby for one years..but..I am so sad and disappointed about it.
    Wish i can have good news this year
    Thanks for your post!
    xoxo
    daisy
    http://www.kickshere.ru/

    • youthofthesun
      April 13, 2018 / 4:00 pm

      Thank you ♡ I wish a beautiful healthy baby your way 🙂 I know it will happen at the right time! Best of wishes to you!

    • youthofthesun
      April 13, 2018 / 4:03 pm

      Awww thank you so much ♡ I appreciate your comment! Thank you for visiting all the way from Germany Isa 🙂

  6. lovelyamusan
    April 13, 2018 / 2:14 pm

    Congratulations on finding out that you are having a boy. So awesome to read your journey and cannot wait to see your bundle of joy!

    xoxo
    Lovely
    http://www.mynameislovely.com

    • youthofthesun
      April 13, 2018 / 4:06 pm

      Thank you so so much ❥ I am so excited to share this journey! Thank you 🙂

  7. April 14, 2018 / 3:35 pm

    Sounds like you were actually quite lucky when it comes to the morning sickness and stretch marks! It’s so interesting to read answers like this, having never been pregnant myself I can’t even imagine half of it lol.

    Have a good weekend dude 🙂
    Amy; Wandering Everywhere

    • youthofthesun
      April 15, 2018 / 3:32 am

      I would definitely like to think that I am lucky for those things! lol Thank you for visiting ♡

    • youthofthesun
      April 15, 2018 / 6:21 pm

      Yes so many amazing things to come! Thank you so much ♥️

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