lifestyle, pregnancy abroad

I Wish I Was More Selfish During My Pregnancy

There, I said it. I wish I had spent more time being selfish during my pregnancy. Not so much in the “indulge-in-my-every-whim” / “buy-all-the-expensive-baby-things” ways – but in the “this is about me” way. My pregnancy isn’t over yet, though! 5 weeks (hopefully less!) to go, and I’ve finally started to celebrate and indulge myself in the ways I’ve wanted…

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lifestyle, pregnancy abroad

Expat Guide: Pregnancy in Belgium (Second Trimester)

The glucose/sugar test, an extra ultrasound, meeting up with my pregnant expat friends and taking an emergency/last minute flight to Canada at 27 weeks pregnant. My second trimester was adventurous and incredible, even though the back pains and swollen feet were getting out of control! You can read about my first trimester HERE. The second trimester of pregnancy is weeks 14-28,…

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