My COVID-19 Hospital Bag Packing List

Since giving birth during a pandemic is totally new, I’ve been at a total loss with how to adjust to some of the new policies - specifically, with what to pack in my hospital bag. Here’s what I ended up packing in my pandemic pregnancy hospital bag in hopes of helping someone else pack their bag during this time. Truly the bare minimum here as we won’t have any visitors, and will hopefully be discharged within 24-48 hours.
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Maternity Must-Haves That Got Me Through Pregnancy

Greetings from 36 weeks of pregnancy! I figured it’s as good of a time as ever to look back at the past months and get into exactly what got me through every step of the way. There are SO many products being peddled at you at this time, but there’s only a few that I found I couldn’t live without. Ready to dive in?
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I’m Pregnant and I’m Allowed to Feel Fat

Let’s talk about how pregnancy really has changed my body. The real down and dirty. I mean - this whole thing is not all magic and marshmallows, so why do we have to pretend that it is?!
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My Mostly Glossy First Trimester

So, I’m pregnant. And like I said, it’s crazy, weird, wild and surreal. Can you imagine that this is like, the evolutionary point of having s-e-x? It’s nuts. To be totally upfront, getting pregnant was *knock on wood* not super difficult for me but I’ll get to that another time. For now, I want to dive into the nitty gritty of my first trimester.
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Does The World Really Need Another Blog?

Let’s start with the fact that… I’m pregnant! And can I tell you, being pregnant is so f’ing weird. I’m one of the first of my friends to get pregnant and since I’m the oldest child in my family, I truly did not know what to expect on all fronts (still don’t!). But let me tell you - it’s weird, it’s wild and apparently it’s filled with lots of dumplings. Baby G (who is a boy!) is coming May 2020.
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