Maternity Series – Week 26

maternity series - week twenty six

Crikey, these updates seem to come around so fast! I can’t believe I’m 26 weeks already, this pregnancy is really flying by! Still feeling great, not too tired, not too achey, full of energy – so all is good!

Little man get a little more wriggly every single day, now I can really see him moving inside my tummy – it’s so funny watching your belly move around isn’t it?! One of my favourite things, and I find myself just sat staring when he’s awake and jiggling around in there.. Still sleeping well, thanks to my Theraline Maternity Pillow… I’ve even managed a few nights of sleeping through without having to get up to go to the loo!! Now that is something to be thankful for!

dear baby.... week twenty six

I still sometimes forget that I have a bump… then I go to bend over or do something and I can’t!! I don’t weigh myself, we don’t even have scales at home, so no idea what I weighed before or now… nor do I care to be honest. I’m still wearing my normal ‘small’ size vests, I’m eating pretty much the same as I did when I wasn’t pregnant and it seems to be mostly ‘bump’. My first and third pregnancies I put on a little weight, maybe a stone or so, but it came off a few weeks after having the baby, second time around, I put on less, literally was all on the bump and I even wore my normal jeans through the whole pregnancy! I think this time takes after the first and third, so fingers crossed the weight comes straight off again ;)

29 Comments

  1. Lorna Dyer
    September 15, 2014 / 09:47

    You look fabulous Polly. ♡♡

  2. September 15, 2014 / 11:19

    You and bump are looking good! I remember being fascinated by all the undulations of my bumps too.

  3. September 15, 2014 / 12:20

    My son used to put his feet right up into my ribs. You’re looking good.

  4. September 15, 2014 / 13:12

    You look amazing, I can’t believe how compact your bump is x

  5. September 15, 2014 / 13:38

    Another lovely update – enjoying your journey!

  6. Annie @ Folklings
    September 15, 2014 / 14:13

    Loving how neat your bump looks – when I had Ozzy I looked like I had a sack of badgers strapped to my front. Mind you that was pregnancy number 8 so maybe it’s to be expected.
    Without meaning to sound creepy I am liking your hair up like that, really suits you x

    • September 15, 2014 / 16:26

      thank you ;) this was a ‘hair hasn’t been washed for a week, and I can’t be arsed to wash it today’ hairstyle :p

  7. September 15, 2014 / 14:21

    It must be so lovely, that little fellow is probably already playing quite a part in your girls’ lives without even knowing. You look great, too!

  8. September 15, 2014 / 14:22

    You are looking fab. I actually weighed less after my 4th pregnancy than before it, I can’t say the same for my others though. My diet was appalling to be fair ;-)

  9. September 15, 2014 / 16:37

    I think you look amazing. Your bump is lovely and compact and you are really glowing

  10. September 15, 2014 / 19:07

    You look amazing! :]
    Sometimes I miss having a bump

  11. September 15, 2014 / 21:17

    You look wonderful :) x

  12. September 15, 2014 / 21:36

    wow time is going by so quickly and you are looking fab! I love reading your little messages to baby its such a cute idea! Its so lovely and reassuring when they are really wriggling around isn’t it. xx

  13. September 15, 2014 / 22:09

    I’m glad you are not counting the pounds going and just enjoying the bump as you look amazing! So so excited for you and your little bun. x

  14. Kizzy
    September 16, 2014 / 06:26

    Wow it rally does fly when you have other children. You’re looking fab, I used to love seeing my tummy moving.

  15. September 16, 2014 / 09:27

    You look so good! I was a blimp by this point!

  16. September 16, 2014 / 12:58

    I cannot believe you are 26 weeks already, it’s quite funny when you think you can fit through a gap or bend down to get something and realise that your bump isn’t going to let you.

  17. September 16, 2014 / 13:00

    You look amazing, I love the headscarf!

  18. September 16, 2014 / 14:51

    You look amazing! I hope the rest of the pregnancy keeps going so well. x

  19. September 16, 2014 / 18:10

    crikey you look fantastic! such a tidy bump x

  20. September 16, 2014 / 19:07

    Ha ha I have that hair bunged on top of my head look every morning at the school gate. I often wonder if the other Mums know I have focused on Aaron so much I haven’t even combed it (had a shower though). You look radiant.
    I know what you mean about scales as I don’t own any anymore.
    I lost weight rather than gained when pregnant, as I ate so so healthily for him (like I never do for me) and he munched through my weight as I was 16/18. I can’t actually fit into the things I wore when pregnant as my arms and thighs were so so much slimmer then. They got that way while pregnant. But when I started BF less when he started to wean the weight piled on and I still have it 4 years later, and some. Time to do something about it, as I want to get pregnant again, and currently too immobile x

  21. September 17, 2014 / 06:53

    Your pregnancy is zooming past – you are looking fab

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  23. September 17, 2014 / 18:39

    You look beautiful! I can’t believe how quickly these updates come around either!

  24. September 18, 2014 / 06:43

    What a lovely baby bump you have. It’s great that you don’t care about how much you weigh either, that’s a much healthier attitude than standing on the scales every morning and worrying about if/how much weight you might be putting on.

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