Eleven weeks to go…Differences between first and second pregnancy!

This time round my second pregnancy is flying by… along with work, looking after Sydney and general life, time is disappearing. We are having another baby boy and we are really looking forward to being together as a family. Sydney seems to have a good understanding of the fact that mummy is growing a baby brother and keeps looking at me saying “mummy’s belly is big” but time in his world means nothing and he is only interested in the now. Toddlers have such a good way of thinking in some respect, as they deal with things as they arrive and certainly live life ‘in the moment’.  sydcap

At this point first time round we had just about everything bought, washed and prepared and set out. This time however the house is as messy as ever and there is no safe place to set out our new arrival’s things as a little invader with sticky hands is fully into everything. I know that I have everything stashed in a cupboard that is stacked and and with fear of being squashed when I open the door, I’m hoping there is everything in there that we need. We will get round to it and I just keep thinking that I will sort things out when I’m on maternity leave.

Last time round I was fully dedicated to being pregnant, I would read meditation books have nice long baths and have my feet up when I wasn’t at work. This time I never really have time to stop and I seem to be fine with it. It is only really when I have the odd quiet moment or when I lie down at night that I can focus on our new growing little man.rsz_5nursey

We know this time round however to some extent, what lies ahead of us. I keep having flash backs of labour, breast feeding every two hours in the night, being ratty with each other, lots of visitors and everything else is a blur! I will never forget the amazing feeling of being in hospital with our new baby and it is the best thing in the world. It is nice doing it this time around with a little more experience and by learning from previous mistakes.

Eleven weeks to go and counting…

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  1. I am hoping that the 11 weeks go fast for you hun. I have just found out I am expecting again so will be interesting to see how this pregnancy differs from my first

    Thank you for linking up with the weekend blog hop

    Hope to see you again tomorrow

    Laura x x x

  2. Dawn Frazier says:

    I remember feeling that way when I was pregnant for the second time. You find you have far less time to even think about being pregnant half the time! My second pregnancy was twins so it was very different from the first, but I think I enjoyed it more and I have found that I was much more relaxed the second time round, even after they were born. Enjoy your last 11 weeks :-)

  3. chantelle hazelden says:

    Popping by from the mid week blog hop. I think you definitely learn from the first pregnancy but then always have the mind set that every baby is different :) Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy x

  4. What a beautiful post, and what a sweet little nursery you have set up for your new addition!

    Thanks for joining up with this weeks Mad Mid-Week Blog hop! xx

  5. Kara says:

    It only seems like 5 minutes ago that I had so long to go and it really flew by!!
    Enjoy the calm before the storm xxx

  6. Best of luck with the birth! Posts like this make me broody!

    Mum of a Premature Baby ||

  7. Alex says:

    I also used to love long baths when I was pregnant! Oh my goodness I could stay in there for hours. I only have one kiddo, but I’ve always wondered how my second pregnancy would differ to my first. Obviously I know it would a lot. And I know what you mean about being in hospital with your baby. Isn’t it just wonderful?

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