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*We've partnered with Bravado Designs to show off some Bump Envy style. Share yours with #bumpenvy. Name: Edil Cuepo-Foley Neighborhood: Belle Harbor, NY (Rockaway Beach) Occupation: Associate Broker at Douglas Elliman Real Estate Baby’s Sex: A girl!!! How would you describe your pregnant style? Casual, comfy and on-the-go. Have you had any challenges learning to dress your body during this pregnancy? I encountered an awkward stage when you couldn't tell if I was pregnant or just bloated (fat) and not taking care of myself! Some of my pre-pregnancy clothes still fit then, but barely. That part was hard because anything I put on didn't make me feel good. I got to the point when I cried while trying to get ready one weekend...and that's when my husband said "Alright, it's time for you to go shopping." So far, what has surprised you most during your pregnancy? How much my belly can stretch without bursting and how my body can carry and grow another being for 10 months! This older lady stopped me on the street the other day and told me "God bless you, you have 2 souls right now." That was a nice reminder. I just think pregnancy is a big miracle in itself. So magical. What are you most looking forward to sharing with your baby? I just want her to be here already! I look forward to lots of kisses and cuddling...playtime and talking to her in Tagalog (my native language). What’s your top 5 registry essentials? 1) Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Cami - I plan to breastfeed all day, everyday! 2) Earth Mama Angel Baby natural nipple cream 3) HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper - we are co-sleeping with the baby :) 4) UPPAbaby Cruz - I thought the yellow one is so cute! 5) Aden + Anais muslin swaddles - to keep baby warm and cozy Edil is wearing: White Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Cami Billabong kimono (I had this since before pregnancy!) Motherhood Maternity leggings Aerosoles Beige wedges (I pretty much wore birkenstocks or wedges all summer) Apple watch, Pandora bracelet (with a crib charm) and a statement necklace I've owned since forever Photography by Belle Augusta for Well Rounded NY.

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Bravado Designs Body Silk Seamless Nursing Cami

Billabong Kimono. Buy it here.

Aerosoles Beige wedges

Pandora Bracelet

Motherhood Maternity leggings

Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kidsβ€”and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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