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Mine have been very similar. The main differences I've noticed is just that everything seems a little tougher with each pregnancy and as I've gotten older. Like m/s starts earlier and goes longer each time, BH start sooner and I have more. Lots of 3rd tri stuff is worse with each like heartburn and swelling and back pain. Also, my babies are getting bigger and that's exhausting. Hmmm. Starting to doubt why I'm doing this for the fifth time
With my DD, I had terrible morning sickness. I lost 26 lbs while pregnant. I threw up every single day. She stopped moving around 37 weeks and they induced me. (8 hour labor)
DS... perfect pregnancy until 32 weeks. Then I had PTL and was put on hospital bedrest. I delivered him at 37 weeks. (2 hour labor)
So far they've been like night and day.
I had morning sickness all 40 weeks with my first, and this one I barely felt nauseous for the first couple weeks.
I carried extremely high with my first, and this one I'm carrying very low.
Mine were like night and day.
My 1st I wasn't all that sick. Carried very low and was overall very uncomfortable.
My 2nd I was sick a lot more. Carried very high and had a pretty uneventful pregnancy until DS decided to come 5 weeks early.
Mine were quite different.
I'm sure some of it had to do with getting pregnant again so quickly (they are 16 months apart), and my body not being in as good a shape as it could have been for DC#2...
But mostly it was due to external stressors during my pregnancy. We moved back to the US after almost 8 years abroad when I was 6 months pregnant! Up until then, things had been easier with #2 than with #1 - less morning sickness, less heartburn, less fatigue.
After the move, however, there was so much added stress - my husband started a new job, we were living with my dad for three months (in slightly cramped space) while looking for a home, we were denied our loan before it was finally approved to get the house, I had a very long drive to/from the daycare we put our son into (it was near the house we were buying, not near the house we were living in), etc. So I had regular contractions from 32 weeks. They were stopped with meds in week 33, left to stop on their own (after 24 hours of dilation) in week 35. I started to give birth in week 36 (largely dilated, fully effaced, bloody show), which thank goodness stopped on its own as well... and finally gave birth to a perfectly healthy, but very tiny, baby in week 37. She was under 5.5 pounds when we left the hospital (vs my son, who was born in week 39 at 9 pounds!).
Even though DC#2 was much smaller, and even though the active phase of labor took under 6 hours (approximately the same as DC#1), after having basically been in labor for a month, it was MUCH harder on me!!
That said, recovery was MUCH quicker with #2! I felt so out of whack, physically and emotionally after our first child was born, but after #2, I was back in the swing of things within hours!
They all had slight differences, but were mostly the same. I was more sick in the beginning of this pregnancy than my others, but I was sick in all of them. With all 3 I started feeling better around 11 weeks and then threw up one final time at 12.5 weeks. Very strange.
Labor was much different with my 2 girls, but that's because one was induced.