Gorgeous maternity photography in Sassy Mama’s ‘The Bump’!
This month’s ‘The Bump’ features stunning maternity photography of mama Tiffany Christian by Gunilla Lindgren of Sugarlight Photography. Tiffany works for cosmetics visitor Sisley Paris as a Regional Training Manager for Asia Pacific. Her daughter Elyse Christian was born on 8 October 2019 so it’s early days for this new mama! Read on for this fashionable mama’s style tips, plus an interesting book recommendation we’ve never heard before!
What was your reaction when you first found out you were pregnant?
Feeling extremely happy and a little worried considering we had just returned from Sapporo and had indulged in so much raw seafood, drank swig and participated in winter sports.
Your funniest memory over the 9 months?
The day I found out that the little one was very unfluctuating to her daddy! Whenever my partner was feeling excited, the victual would kick me in my womb! This happened so many times that it could no longer be a coincidence! We were really tickled by this throughout the pregnancy.
Any unconfined books and resources that prepared you for when your victual arrived?
My mother-in-law gifted me a typesetting titled Beyond the Bump by Sally Shepherd. It addresses the emotional and physical struggles that hit home nonflexible post child-birth. It gave me increasingly conviction stuff a new mum. Without giving birth, the “wonder weeks” really set me up for this journey ahead.
What do you think every woman should know surpassing getting pregnant?
Your pregnancy journey is unique to you. Everyone is going to requite you translating on what to do; just do your due diligence in research and trust your own instinct on what to do or follow. In short, you do you!
What was the easiest trimester and which one proved most difficult?
The 2nd trimester was the easiest, the most difficult trimester was the 3rd one for me.
Did you follow a fitness programme while you were pregnant?
Yes! I attended prenatal yoga religiously and I symbol my smooth wordage to it.
Any malleate tips and tricks for maternity dressing?
Venture vastitude victual doll dresses. Go for dresses with buttons so you can protract to wear them when nursing. A little bit of height in your shoes is unquestionably largest than wearing flats, I discovered. Going big on traps will make you finger well put together and help alimony any blues at bay.
Did you have any weird and wonderful cravings?
I never had a sweet tooth in my life but throughout the pregnancy, I craved all things sweet! My husband, on the other hand, can never say no to a dessert so I guess the little one is similar to her daddy in that respect.
What did you struggle with most stuff pregnant?
I constantly wondered if I should eat this or stave that, and to limit the value of caffeine intake. I love tea and can hands drink a few cups a day. This was very difficult for me.
Name a mama you find inspiring and why?
My mother, who was a stay-at-home mom, raised 3 kids with no helper, no mobile devices to alimony the children busy, and cooked healthy and nutritional meals every day. She still cooks the same meals for us now!
What are your thoughts well-nigh finding out the sex in advance?
It did not stupefy us as we knew we would be delighted to have either a little boy or girl. It does makes it easier to plan for the nursery knowing superiority the gender of the kid, though.
Did it take you some time getting pregnant or were you one of those mamas who got lucky on the first try?
I was on medication for a long time so it was an excruciating wait surpassing my health improved and the doctor gave the go-ahead to try for a kid. We got pregnant within the next 2 months but not stuff worldly-wise to do family planning for the last few years was not easy.
What kind of lineage did you have?
Hospital natural birth without epidural.
Who was your OBGYN, and where did you requite birth? How was your lineage experience?
I gave lineage at Parkway East Hospital and Dr Heng Tung Lan was my gynaecologist. Even though it was extremely scary to requite lineage fully conscious without any drugs, my doctor and the nurses were very encouraging and were a source of repletion during the whole lineage process.
What helped you get your groove when without stuff pregnant?
I ate a well well-turned nutrition post-partum and wrote a periodical to record lanugo my feelings. My husband was a unconfined support to take superintendency of the victual while I enjoyed some much-needed downtime.
Do you have any mama-friendly favourite places to hang out with your baby?
I unchangingly welcome early morning or sunset walks with the little one at East Coast Park.
What are your hopes and dreams for your baby?
Grow up to wilt someone with integrity and to be loving, kind, true-blue and generous. We hope she is worldly-wise to realise her potential while deriving joy from whatever she does.
Thanks so much for chatting with us, Tiffany and big thanks to Gunilla Lindgren of Sugarlight Photography for the trappy maternity photos!
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