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Sherrie Nguyen

Mind. Body. Spirit. Whole Being.

Week 38 – Nesting

December 6th, 2016

I don’t think I understood what nesting meant until this weekend. With Andy’s amazing help, I literally checked every to-do on my list, including random things like hanging up picture frames in our bedroom and replacing light bulbs. And after a trip to Home Depot, we¬†are almost done with the nursery! Andy set up her   

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Week 37 – In Between

November 28th, 2016

My doula Julie sent me this lovely article today (http://www.mothering.com/articles/the-last-days-of-pregnancy-a-place-of-in-between/) that articulates exactly how I’m feeling – stuck in a place of in between. For me, it’s been a place of anxiety and doing, mainly to distract myself, and not a place of patience and being. It’s funny, whenever I need it most, I stop   

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Week 36 – Expectations vs. Reality in Pregnancy

November 22nd, 2016

Last week we had our ultrasound, and everything looked good. Baby was measuring at 5 lbs 9 oz, which they said it small to average. She is in fact dropped really low which explains all the pelvic pressure. I got to see her making sucking movements, which I found so adorable and really made it   

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Weeks 34 and 35 – Home Stretch

November 15th, 2016

I am a bit overdue for a post! I had to go on a hiatus from social media for a bit after the election. It was too painful to read and see all the reactions and stories. I needed space to grieve and process, and it’s still a work in progress. But I have some   

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