In The Sweet Spot ?— 16 Weeks Pregnant
Hair up. Bra off. Belly out. Living the dream, mama. This week, your baby's bones are beginning to harden and those tiny muscles are growing. Speaking of growing—right around now, some mamas start to worry about weight gain (too much or too little). While eating for two may sound like fun, don't take it literally. During the second trimester, you need to eat only an additional 300 to 350 calories per day. So stay active, try healthy alternatives to your pickles-and-pizza cravings and start learning to love the shape of your beautiful mom bod. It can do incredible things.
P.S. Repeat these pregnancy self-care mantras. Post them around your house! "I will honor the changes in my body and treat my body with loving care."