Welcome.

I'm Hannah: mother, wife, photographer, writer, artist, wellness enthusiast and lover of the simple and beautiful. I live in South Florida with my husband Manny, our three children (Seth, Isaac, and Eaden), and our golden doodle Lily.
This is my journal of motherhood, homeschooling, health, and living with grace & intention

Growing

13 weeks- August 12th
About 12 weeks- a little earlier in August
It is good to be in the second trimester. The risk of miscarriage goes way down after the 12th week, and that's a relief. I am now 15 weeks pregnant- the books say the baby is the size of a large naval orange. They use a lot of fruit analogies in those books. I have heard the baby's heartbeat twice now at midwife appointments. Yes, we have a midwife rather than an obstetrician and we're planning a home birth, which I'm really excited about. We watched this documentary called The Business of Being Born, and it was really eye-opening as to the state of maternity care in the United States. I have been feeling a little better- less tired, though still nauseous sometimes. I've had a couple very bad headaches, one that lasted for ten days, which is hard because I cannot take any medicine for it. I did get acupuncture though, and I think it helped. We're finding out the baby's gender sometime in October, and I'm totally looking forward to it. Manny is about to finally start his new job, and I started online grad school classes on Monday. So life is busy, but we're happy and excited about the future.

Nursery Idea Pictures

Week Eight