Feeling Pregnant

It's a weird thing being pregnant. In so ways life is exactly the same as not being pregnant...I'm almost 17 weeks and I feel great! Time is flying by and I can't wait to meet this little one. The weird part for me right now is waking up feeling pretty normal and then by the end of the night I feel like I've gained 20 extra pounds! I know I haven't and I know I'll go back to being smaller in the morning but...it's still strange. Seriously, how can my body change that much each day! This little baby needs so much and it's getting exactly what it needs just by me being normal. I eat, sleep, exercise, eat, work, take care of kids, eat, breathe, pray, nap, and eat some more! Weird, eh?

I haven't felt the baby move yet...well, maybe I have but, I don't really count the movements that I can't tell for sure it's the baby. Everything becomes a lot more real when you feel those movements. At the beginning it's me and baby who are in dialog...no one else can be a part of it. I love that part.

I also love feeling movement and sharing it with any one willing to wait for it! Towards the end you don't need to even put your hand on my belly you can just watch the baby move from the outside...again, weird.

We talking about this baby being our last. I don't think I'll miss being pregnant...cause I like fitting into my normal clothes but, I know I'll miss the wonder of it!

I'm living a miracle and I'm very aware of it!


Noemi Hedrick

Noemi Hedrick is a passionate wedding and portrait photographer based in Minneapolis. Noemi loves capturing the beauty inside every person. Her vibrant energy for life, love and family are grounded in her own values and loved ones. Noemi has been proudly serving as a wedding photographer for over 15 years and also offers a wide range of photography workshops for professional and amateur photographers.