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November 13th, 2013, 09:07 AM
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Have any of you ladies moved while pregnant? Care to share any tips? We are considering a move to a different state, and also ttc.
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December 11th, 2013, 04:25 AM
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I just finished moving today, and I'm 38 weeks. Its been horrible! Do it as early as you can in your pregnancy, and get as much help as you possibly can. Rest often! Drink tons of fluids, and don't strain yourself. Also, remember that unpacking can wait. Its so much more important that you take care of yourself. Its really temping to want to get everything done right away, but I can't stress it enough, pace yourself. Only do what you are comfortable doing, and don't lift anything heavy.
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December 19th, 2013, 11:51 AM
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At 11 weeks preggo we moved 4 miles down the road from our pervious house. Do the moving early.

I could still lift things just not heavier than 20-30 pounds. I helped DH put a door back on it hinges after he and his brother put in the washer/dryer. Later on your belly will get in the way, even with simple things. I wouldn't have been able to help with the door at 30 weeks along.
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December 20th, 2013, 07:04 PM
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It's easier to move while pregnant than to move with a new baby, so I would move ASAP.

#2 on the way!
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January 2nd, 2014, 01:28 AM
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It well depends on your pregnancy.Thefirst three months of your pregnancy is very risky you have to be careful.You can enjoy from fourth month and again the eight month is risky
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April 15th, 2014, 12:36 PM
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We moved into a bigger apartment in the same complex when I was 7 months pregnant. While it wasn't easy it would have been much harder after the baby. I recommend getting as many people as possible to help move the boxes and furniture for you if you don't hire a company.
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May 2nd, 2014, 10:45 AM
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As others have said, it's better to get it out of the way while pregnant as opposed to after the baby. Be sure you have plenty of help and don't try to over do it!
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August 17th, 2016, 08:50 AM
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Me and my husband also moved into bigger apartment when I was 8 months pregnant. I couldn't imagine living with a baby in 1bedroom apartment
Moving was very hard but our family helped a lot. And concidering how difficult were first 3 months with my baby Max, I'm glad we moved before he was born!
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September 6th, 2017, 01:46 AM
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Hello my friend, first of all, I want to congratulate you that you are going to become a Mom soon. It is one of the most beautiful and amazing feelings for any woman to become a mother. During the pregnancy, a big responsibility comes with happiness. Now you canít continue your regular routine because of your baby bump. I also faced this problem during my pregnancy but it is very important to handle it with care. When it comes to taking complete care of your baby bump, it is important to make some desired changes in your regular routine and lifestyle. You always want to ensure the health and safety of your baby in your bump. First of all, you should not take the stress of any work or any issue in your life. The mental and physical stress is not good for the health of your upcoming baby.
You need to switch to a Healthy lifestyle to take complete care of your baby bump. With time, you will get it normal to take care of your baby bump. You can also try some yoga and meditation to stay your body and mind fit and active. When it comes to handling the baby bump problems like a professional, it is recommended to consult with any health expert who can examine the condition of your body. You will be able to get the best advice according to your health condition and body type with these professionals. You should also switch your regular diet routine. You need to add more nutrients in your diet because it is very important to keep you healthy and active with a baby bump. I hope it will be helpful for you and you will be able to take complete care of your upcoming baby in your bump.
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