I had a pretty good pregnancy the first time around.
The first trimester left me feeling bone achingly tired. I felt nauseous, was turned off by certain foods, and felt like I was constantly on a moving boat.
But once that passed, excluding the heartburn, it went by without too much fuss.
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I found out I was pregnant for the second time just before my son turned two.
I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I knew practically what to do this time: get a blood test, book my dating scan, pick up a prenatal vitamin, call my obstetrician. It felt oddly familiar, yet completely different at the same time.
I’m now mere weeks away from welcoming my second child into the world, and whilst I was expecting some things to be different - I wouldn't have the luxury of coming straight home from work and napping from 7pm for one - there were some surprises.
Here are the five things you know to be true when you're about to have your second child.
1. You will not know how many weeks pregnant you are most days.
When you’re expecting your first child, everything is exciting and unknown.