1. Preparing for this nugget. I mean, look at that squishy face!
The nursery is coming along, it's not as far along as I'd hoped at this point but if we buckle down we can have it done before the end of the month. That's our goal, we would like to be finished by March. I've also made a list of necessities, not just for our little girl in her first few weeks to get us started but also a list of things I will need postpartum. Our plan is to start chipping away at the list for the next two months.
2. Our Maternity Photos
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3. Him <3 p="">
We've been married for nearly two years and he still makes me swoon.
4. Spring Cleaning.
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5. My breast pump!
Want to know what I'm most excited for this week? Since I'm 8 weeks out from my due date I can finally get my breast pump ordered! I'm so excited, insurance is giving me a small chunk of change toward any pump the medical supply shop carries. I'm leaning toward the Pump in Style Advanced (I need the case and the cooler since I'm returning to work) but I also like the look of the Ameda Purely Yours. We used the Ameda years ago when I interned for WIC so I'm more familiar with it but the Medela seems super popular with ladies who work full time. Both have pros and cons and both are well reviewed. I have a big decision to make in the next few days but I'm thrilled that my insurance is going to help with cost. Especially since I'll have to order an extra supply kit, milk storage, bottles and cleaning supplies for it. My goal is to get it ordered by Wednesday. I'm going to try and nurse as long as possible and that means starting early to build up my supply. For years I've encouraged breast feeding and I've helped teach classes on it in the past. I'd feel like a hypocrite if I didn't make the effort for my own baby. I will give myself some grace if for reason it doesn't work out for me but it won't be for lack of effort. I'm lucky that I have a supportive husband at home and a good set-up at work for pumping. My supervisor is aware of my choice and is on board as well, it helps to have a nurse for a boss.
Oh and I love link-ups. Especially linkups hosted by such lovely ladies.