9 Weeks Pregnant – My Pregnancy Week-by-Week

9 Weeks Pregnant

Oh helloooo all day nausea and tiredness!  This week has been exhausting – I did hear that morning sickness peaks at around 9 weeks pregnant and it’s true to form for me so far.

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Image Source: PixabayHowever, of course I’m glad to have the nausea if it means the pregnancy is progressing as it should – it helps a bit with the miscarriage paranoia.

Here’s how the rest of my symptoms are going this week:


Nausea and fatigue – as above!  I’m still going to bed at 7pm every night and by 1pm I could easily sleep at work if it was allowed.  On the subject of work, I braved telling my boss this week that I’m pregnant.  I didn’t feel I could hide my symptoms from her for much longer and wanted to be honest.  I knew she would be lovely about it and she was wonderful!  Very supportive and so happy for me – yay!  We decided not to tell anyone else until after the 12 week scan of course.

Acid reflux is still as evil as ever :(

Lack of motivation – I don’t know if this is the hormones, a result of the tiredness or pure laziness but I just don’t have much motivation to do anything! Except sleep and try to eat!  Which sucks as I just moved house and there’s soooo much to do :(

My Body

Bloat – sooooo much bloat!  Still early days so no official bump but the bloating makes me look 6 months’ pregnant I’m sure – lovely.  I’ve also started rubbing my tummy like I did in the 3rd trimester last time – this needs to stop!

Hormonal acne – urgh – I think I’d forgotten this from last time around but my skin is pretty awful – dull, clogged pores and so oily :(.  I do remember it improving a lot though through my last pregnancy so I HOPE that happen again.  Last time round I also got hyperpigmentation on my cheek and I can see this making a comeback slightly – nooooo.

The Baby

I thought I’d have a go at finding the heartbeat myself on my Sonoline B doppler (affiliate link) but no luck yet – still very early days though so I’m not worried.  I did find it with my first pregnancy at 9 weeks but many people don’t until nearer 12 weeks.

Medical Stuff

I finally have my first midwife appointment!  It’s on Sunday with the midwife – not really sure what to expect from the appointment but I want to talk about being midwife-led, not Consultant.  I also want to ask them about homebirth options but I haven’t decided if we’ll go for that yet – I’d like to though :)

So it’s been an emotional and tiring week but I’m feeling good overall, especially now my boss knows – it really takes the pressure off to have her support.

How are you feeling with your pregnancy?  Has anyone else had or considered a homebirth?

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  1. 1st October 2014 / 10:17 pm

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  2. 30th September 2014 / 7:21 pm

    I hope you have a bit more energy soon, now I’m in my third trimester I’m starting to feel like I have a bit of energy at long last! x

    • 2nd October 2014 / 10:50 am

      Thank you so much Alexandra and congrats to you!! Ahh I wish I was as far along as you – it’s already dragging ha ha – hope you’re feeling well :)

  3. 30th September 2014 / 12:19 pm

    Congratulations on your lovely news! Hope your nausea disappears soon, it is mightily exhausting. Glad your boss has been supportive.

    • 2nd October 2014 / 10:50 am

      Thank you SO much Galina! It is slowly easing – I THINK! :) :)

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