🤓 Fun Fact Friday 🤓⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Babies can crawl as soon as they are born! Say what 😯⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In 1987 the Karolinska Institute in Sweden did a study on the “Breast Crawl “. They found that immediately after birth when the baby is laid on a mother’s chest it is able to find and crawl to her boob for feeding. 🚼⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I’ve seen it ! I know some mama’s out there have experienced it !⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 📸 @tailsandwings
The best present of 2018 ♥️ Not so #tbt to this past Christmas, and our last Christmas as just the two of us. There were so many feelings running through me during the holidays and at first I was confused about them...but now I understand them. And I’ve embraced them. (To be continued in my next post - I have some pics to catch up on!) #christmas2018
Beautiful pregnant mama @jayceecasiano @jayceecasiano model, actress, Talent Agent and Event Producer from Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 #maternandocomamor#milagrinho#maedeprincesa#maternidadereal#babyboy#maedemenina#maternidade#mamaeblogueira#maternidadereal#maedemenina#maternidade#mamaeblogueira#maternidadereal#materniidadereal#maedemenina#maternidade#mamaeblogueira#maternidadereal#minhadocestella#gestante#gravida#amordemae#blogmaterno#evoluçao#pregnant#preggers #sexypregnant#pregnancy#pregnant#preggo#preggomomma#pregnantlife#babymama#bigbaby#mamaedesegundaviagem
32 week bumpdate 🤰🏼 The last two weeks I have been so tired, the Braxton Hicks is getting so painful, my belly hurts, I just want Bub here already 😩 We got our maternity photos done this week and I can’t wait to see them! Last time Connor came a week after our photos... as much as I want this Bub here already it’s definitely too early for him to make his appearance yet!
I’m so excited to be offering a FREE workshop at @dreambankmsn on May 20 about mindfulness and labyrinths for stress relief and centering! ✨ A labyrinth is a spiritual tool for meditation or prayer with a single path winding into the center and out again. Labyrinths span continents and cultures and can be a powerful tool for reflection and transformation. ✨ I fell in love with labyrinths at the @birthingfromwithin Crossing the Threshold Retreat as a metaphor for the journey parents go in as they are initiated by birth. ✨ The workshop will be for anyone who would like to learn to connect with labyrinths as a metaphor for their spiritual journey through life's challenges and I’ll be teaching some method for creating your own as a tool for stress relief and centering. ✨ I hope you’ll join us! I’ll for sure share more info as it comes AND I’d love your help! Should we learn to draw OR decorate premade labyrinths? I’d love your feedback in the comments 👇🏼
Man, it’s so easy to compare ourselves to others, especially with social media. I’m usually pretty good about not comparing, but these last 6 months I’ve done a pretty bad job with it. I’ve been comparing my journey to other’s journeys 🙈 I compared myself to others during the miscarriage. Looked at other women who had a miscarriage & the surgery around the same time as me. I wondered why they didn’t experience body changes, when I looked in the mirror & didn’t even recognize my body. My body had significantly changed from the sudden change in hormones & I was up 15 pounds. And over these last two months, I’ve found myself comparing to others who are also pregnant. I see women who aren’t sick at all, aren’t tired & have that pregnant glow. And that’s just not how it was for me. I have felt like a zombie. My pants and bras have all been too tight for about 5 weeks now. I threw up every single day multiple times a day for about 6 weeks and it’s still happening occasionally. I can’t even look at animal protein without throwing up. I throw up as soon as I eat a veggie. My nausea was finally starting to get better and then I get a cold. Some days I have barely gotten out of bed. It’s easy to compare our journey to others, but I have to remind myself that we are all sooo different. Our bodies are different. Women’s bodies are so incredible what they are capable of. And we just cannot do the comparison game. So to keep it real today....I haven’t brushed my hair, haven’t washed my face, I have been living off of Trader Joe’s frozen Mac & cheese & fruit & I have only gotten off the couch to pee & heat up my food today🤷🏻♀️ #reallife Let’s stop comparing ourselves to others, ok? 😍 Grateful for all these changes & this little baby bump that’s starting to appear 💕
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I'm doing something BIG for the month of January! I am opening up my personal mentorship program to 5 ladies who want to become #teamtogetherfit coaches! My Dream coach: -Loves the Lord with all their heart! 💕 -Believes that anything is possible ✨ -Truly has a heart to serve others -Knows that family is everything! I want coaches who want to: -make an IMPACT on this world -be their own boss -run a business on their OWN terms, not working for someone else💻 -work hard for their family You DO NOT have to know ANYTHING about helping others through fitness- we will work together and I will teach you everything. You do NOT have to be in the best shape of your life, heck you don't even need to be at your goal weight yet! Part of this, is being on your OWN journey and becoming stronger every single day. You don't even need to have a huge network because that's NOT what this is about. But you DO need to have a huge heart, desire to work on your own journey every single day, and the focus & ability to WORK HARD! So if you want more details, want to chat more, and are considering being a coach.... head to my bio and fill out the application that says “become a team together fit coach” 💕
Going through my 4,561 photos to delete all of the random screenshots and the 20 out of 21 unlucky selfies x 50 😂 Anyway it’s got me reminiscing of the pre-pregnancy days when I was much more fun and looking back I was so much more fit than I remembered dayum. Can’t wait to have this baby and get back to having more fun family outings, doing all the activities and just simply killing it in and outside of the gym 💪🏻 Poor Ayla is so over boring-pregnant-mama 😢
One of the most important things we can do for a mother to be, is fully inform her of the platter of options she has. . . You don’t know what you don’t know, and too many women get through their pregnancy and birth and then say “I didn’t even know that was an option” or “I wish I’d done that” or “if I had known what it meant I never would have said yes”. . . When we do not fully inform women, we do them the greatest injustice - choice is only truly choice when we have EVERY option available to us. . . Ladies - always ask the golden questions: 🌙 Why are you offering me this? 🌙 What are the risks? 🌙 What are the benefits? 🌙 What are the alternatives? 🌙 Can I have more time first? 🌙 Can I have a moment to think about and talk about it with my support team? 🌙 What happens if we just do nothing? . . EVERY time we interfere with the physiology of birth it WILL have an impact on the course your birth takes, so choose wisely. . . My rule of thumb is to opt to leave it alone, be patient and trust if mum and baby are well + unless it’s truly medically contraindicated. . . When you have all the info, your mama instinct will let you know the right choice for YOU. . . #modernsacredbirth
Throwback Thursday: 7 months pregnant. Working out 4-5 days per week. I was at a stage in pregnancy where I was rarely comfortable. I had to seriously dig DEEP to get myself to exercise....it was a struggle. I modified so much of my workout that I wondered if I was reaping any benefits at all (even though my professional mind knew better!) . Only a week later, I gave birth unexpectedly at 33 weeks. It happened so quickly, I couldn’t get an epidural; I had to deliver naturally. It was brutal, but it was done in 40 minutes - from water broken to Lincoln’s arrival. . Later, I asked the nurses if that was typical, such short labor & delivery. They said no, but that my exercising during pregnancy very well may have helped in that. I had NO idea that was possible 😮 . Lincoln was coming one way or the other 🤣 My body had to roll with it, but I truly believe my body was BETTER able to handle it because of how consistent I was with my fitness during pregnancy. And in hindsight, I’m SO freakin’ grateful I pushed myself to get movin’ those 7 months, even though I cursed through a lot of it 🙊
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So this is a new one for me 😆 Yesterday, we took Jacob’s before photos, since he is rocking out this new 6 week program alongside me (we forgot to take them until day 3 lol #oops), and my initial reaction was “of course I’m not going to take before photos, what’s the point”? But then I stopped and I realize HOW AMAZING would it be to step back in this spot in 6 weeks and see all the ways my body has grown and changed as #babyday gets closer?! Sure, usually my before photos have the hope that an after will show new muscles, a slimmer waist, and maybe even abs lol. And I am excited to get back to that kind of a transformation later this summer post baby. BUT I have a feeling this will be my favorite kind of transformation to date 💕 I can’t wait to see a larger and fully belly and probably having to be in different pants #pregnantlife but I also think it will be really cool to see the ways that staying active and focusing on my nutrition in good ways for 6 weeks will strengthen other parts of my body. No matter what, I know I’m going to look at my before and after in 6 weeks and feel nothing but pride💪🏼. Which is how you should feel about before and after pictures EVERY TIME... that no matter what you see between each, that you feel PROUD of yourself for the work you put in between each one- inside and out. Because that is more valuable than any muscle or defined ab 🙌🏼 the commitment you made to yourself and the decision to make yourself and your health a priority! Curious- do you take photos to track your progress when you make goals for yourself??
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Pregnancy workouts and #36weekspregnant pregnant today! 💪🏻 _ I have been doing my best to stay as active as possible during this pregnancy and sometimes have been a lot harder than others. I get to the gym when I can but some days I really don’t feel like it so I either do a body weight workout like this one or simply go for a walk. ________________________ But I think this applies to anyone. Some days you just don’t feel it and that’s OK but something is definitely better than nothing. Just give what you can on any given day 💪🏻 consistency over time is what matters! _ I’m totally struggling in this video 😅TAG your pregnant friends! 🤰
✨ PLEASE READ BELOW IVF MAMAS: Today’s Anatomy scan was incredible! I am happy to announce that baby boy is doing great. He weighs 12 ounces and was showing off the entire time. Kicking me like crazy! He is definitely an active boy already. Check out the video above. . . . . ✨ I wanted to add a little something for woman out there who are considering IVF, have tried IVF or are currently going through the IVF process. IVF by no means is easy, it is hard and draining and at times, one might not get the result one wanted. . . . . ✨ However, when it does work out the way you wanted and you get to the halfway mark in your pregnancy i.e. 20 weeks pregnant, the feeling is surreal. When at one point I didn’t think I was able to grow my family, or give my husband a son he and I have wanted so badly, I am finally beginning to feel like this is a normal pregnancy. While I still have some concerns, things are looking good and feeling more and more real each day. . . . . ✨ My point is, although the road seems long and hard, don’t give up because when you get to this side of things, you see how worth it everything was. I know I’m not in the clear but emotionally I want to start believing that one day soon I will meet my baby boy. I think visualizing a positive outcome helps. . . . .
Throwing it back to when I was bumpin’ because I have no new content and if I don’t post I may end up in IG jail. Is it weird that I LOVED being preggo? Maybe it was because Alan was at my beckon call and now I can’t even find him. 🤔 Who knows, but you guys, I’m so excited because @jifutravel is finally launching on Monday! ✈️ If you have any trips coming up, I can gift ya a buddy pass, which will give you free access to the club for six months. Yup, free! No commitments, just ridiculously deep discounted travel prices you can’t find anywhere else. 🙌🏼 Let your girl know if you want one! #jifutravel#jifuwanderlust
PREGNANT w/ THREE BABIES IN TWO YEARS!🤰🏽How time flies when you’re both pregnant and nursing for three years straight! And strangely enough, how can you be thankful for the completion of a chapter (pregnancy and nursing) and yet miss it simultaneously!? 😫 ⠀⠀ Both photos are from our annual holiday family shoot and they were taken almost exactly one year apart. On the left, I’m holding Jules, our fraternal boy twin. And on the right we’re pictured one year later holding Jules’ brand-new little sister Baby Joie. (Jules’ fraternal twin sister Jeanne isn’t pictured in these photos.) ⠀⠀ You can’t see Baby Joie in the photo on the left, but rest assured she was nestled snug inside mommy’s womb at the time the photos were taken. Either the red dress or mommy’s epic #snapback after twins did it for daddy! 🥰 [ @pregnancybeyond] . . . . @kerri3kidslater #baby#pregnancybeyond @pregnancybeyond