WE ARE PREGNANT!!!!

 

WE ARE PREGNANT!!!!!

I can’t believe that I am finally typing out these words to share the AMAZING news with you! It’s by the Grace of God that we are pregnant and Chris and I could not be more excited!! It’s been a long road to get to this point but with a lot of prayers and a little science, we’ve made it!

Baby Sjogren is set to arrive on February 4, 2019. We are 13 weeks pregnant today! It’s crazy to think that I already have a little bump…I’m so excited to watch the baby grow and grow. This is a feeling I always wondered about but was never sure when it would happen to me.

 

Chris and I struggled to get pregnant and after a few years of trying we decided to see an infertility doctor who recommended we start with IUI. We went through three rounds of IUI with no success and decided it was time we move onto IVF. God answered our prayers with a positive test after the first round. It’s been an amazing 13 weeks since then and we are so, so thankful! I do have plans to share more about infertility and everything we went through but today this post is about excitement and the joy of being pregnant!!

The first trimester flew by! I’m very lucky that I haven’t been sick, only a little nausea here and there if I’m hungry. I was incredibly tired and found myself wanting to nap all the time. Growing a baby is hard work!! I had a few cravings early on. I wanted to eat mac ‘n cheese at every meal and still crave anything and everything s’mores! Chris has been amazing during this whole process. I’m so thankful that he is by my side and we venture into parenthood!

I’m so excited for this time in our lives. I also can’t wait to share this journey with you all. Thank you for your constant love and support! Y’all are the best!

Show Me Your Mumu Dress \\ Sam Edelman Sandals \\ Kendra Scott Bracelets \\ David Yurman Bracelet \\ Makeup by Paula (@eimakeup) \\ Ted Baker Suit \\ Cole Haan Shoes \\ Blue Shirt \\ Brown Belt \\ Daniel Wellington Watch \\ Made with Love Onesie

Our photos were taken by my sweet friend Jessica from Jessica Jane Photography. Jessica and I went to college together and I’ve known for a while that I wanted to work with her because her work is unbelievable! If you are pregnant, a new parent or just want family pictures with your little ones, you have to check her out! I’ll be working with her throughout my pregnancy to document these sweet moments and I can’t wait to share more about her with you!!

65 Comments

  1. 7.30.18
    Liz S. said:

    MAJOR congratulations!!!!!

  2. 7.30.18
    Andrea said:

    This is the best email! I am so excited for you! xo

  3. 7.30.18
    Daisy said:

    Congratulations! Infertility is a hard journey and I’m glad to hear you are pregnant!

  4. 7.30.18
    Anita said:

    Congrats!! God is good

  5. 7.30.18
    Terri said:

    Congratulations!

  6. 7.30.18
    Rachel said:

    Congrats my friend!!! So happy to hear this good news!!!! Love you!!
    Rach
    http://Www.pinterestingplans.com

  7. 7.30.18
    Starlet said:

    Congratulations to you both! ????

  8. 7.30.18
    Tracy Carson said:

    Congratulations! Such exciting news!

  9. 7.30.18
    Hannah Hamilton said:

    Congrats!! So so exciting!! I went through a Mac and cheese phase too ????

  10. 7.30.18
    Mallory said:

    ???????????? So wonderful!! Congratulations!!

  11. 7.30.18
    Ingrid Jackovitch said:

    You are going to be an amazing Mama!! And I know your hubby will no doubt me an incredible Dad!! Congratulations!! ????????????????

  12. 7.30.18
    KT said:

    You look stunning! Congrats!

  13. 7.30.18
    Melissa said:

    Oh my goodness!!!!! Congratulations to you both!!! You’re just the most precious thing ever and I could not be more happy for you!! God bless all 3 of you ❤️

  14. 7.30.18
    Meg said:

    Congratulations! Beautiful news, God is great!

  15. 7.30.18
    Nicole Stoll said:

    Congratulations!!! We are so excited for you!!! xoxo

  16. 7.30.18
    Emily U said:

    Congratulations!!! Your smiles are so sweet!!! Enjoy every moment! ❤️❤️❤️

  17. 7.30.18
    Megan said:

    Congrats! What awesome and special news!!!

  18. 7.30.18
    Nicole said:

    Congratulations! this is wonderful news!

  19. 7.30.18
    Katie White said:

    Congratulations!!! I have been following your blog and Instagram for awhile now, and this is my favorite post yet! My husband and I also went through a round of IVF to get pregnant. It’s such an overwhelming and hard journey, but so so worth it. My daughter turned two this year, but I’ll never forget how it felt when we were struggling to get pregnant. Looking forward to all your future pregnancy posts and to watch your journey unfold! You seem like such a sweet person and are sure to be an awesome (and super stylish) mama!

  20. 7.30.18
    Nicole said:

    Wow! Congratulations on your baby! Such exciting news! I am pretty new to your blog and insta posts but absolutely adore you and your style. Even my 10 year old daughter enjoys watching your stories! So happy for you and your husband.

  21. 7.30.18
    Wanda Ward said:

    Congratulations!!! So happy for you both.

  22. 7.30.18
    Megan said:

    Congratulations on your exciting news! Praise God for His grace! I love your blog and at the age of 52, after raising my three boys, am finally starting my own! XO-Megan

  23. 7.30.18
    Alice said:

    Beautiful pictures!! Congratulations!

  24. 7.30.18

    Congratulations!! Very happy for you! I know your struggle and are so thankful ivf worked for us first round (after 4 iui cycles) and are due in December! It’s such an amazing gift! Can’t wait to watch your journey 🙂

  25. 7.30.18
    JENNIFER said:

    God is so GOOD! I’m so excited with JOY for both of you! I love following you and your life. I’m praying for both of you during this special time in your life.

  26. 7.30.18
    Lindsay said:

    Congratulations! We’re so happy for you two! I hope you have a happy, healthy pregnancy!!

  27. 7.30.18
    Jody said:

    So, so happy for y’all!!!

  28. 7.30.18
    Joanne said:

    So very happy for you and Chris, Brittany!! What exciting news indeed and a wonderful blessing from God!! Enjoy every moment!!

  29. 7.30.18
    Ashley Weaver said:

    So excited for you and your growing family!!! Becoming a mother is the absolute greatest joy!!! Prayers for a continued smooth pregnancy!!!

  30. 7.30.18
    Susan said:

    So happy for you!!!

  31. 7.30.18
    Kendall said:

    Such wonderful, amazing news! Motherhood agrees with you already; these pictures are stunning. Congratulations, parenthood is truly an amazing experience. Xo

  32. 7.30.18

    You are glowing! Congratulations! This will be the best thing you’ve ever done!!! I like ed being oregnant???? Enjoy every minute. XOXO

  33. 7.30.18
    Michele said:

    Congratulations you both! Motherhood already agrees with you! You are radiant with beauty!

  34. 7.30.18
    Fawn wilmarth said:

    Oh my goodness you both look so thrilled congratulations and May you feel good and healthy throughout your Pregnancy such a lovely blessing I’m just a follower of loverlygrey but so excited for the New Baby to come God Bless

    Best
    Fawn Wilmarth

  35. 7.30.18
    Angie Griffin said:

    Congratulations!! As one of your followers, this just thrills my heart!! I’ll be praying for y’all as this little grows. Many Blessings!

  36. 7.30.18
    Kim Warren said:

    Ahhh!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I’m so happy for you ???? I just had my first 5 weeks ago, and it’s the best. Babies are such a precious gift! Congrats again! ????

  37. 7.30.18
    Tara said:

    Gorgeous photos and I could not be more excited for you sis ! ????

  38. 7.30.18
    Nikki S said:

    Congratulations! Your pictures are beautiful and you are absolutely glowing! Enjoy this wonderful blessing!

  39. 7.30.18
    Pam said:

    Congratulations! You look radiant. Enjoy this special, special time!!

  40. 7.30.18
    Delina said:

    So so happy for you both! You look gorgeous and these pictures are absolutely beautiful!

  41. 7.30.18
    DKS said:

    I’m so excited for you guys! I struggled to a degree to get pregnant early and God blesses with 3 children. My birthday is Feb.5th; a great time to
    Have a baby! I’ll be praying for all to go smooth and healthy Baby arrives safely. God Bless! ????????

  42. 7.31.18
    Megan said:

    Congrats!!!!!! You’re gunna be great!! You’re about to experience the best love this side of heaven. xo

  43. 7.31.18
    Torri said:

    Congratulations! We just had our little girl (Harper Kate) last week. We had battled with infertility for two years before God gave us our little miracle! It makes me so happy to hear another miracle has been granted! I hope you enjoy every aspect of your pregnancy!

  44. 7.31.18
    raffaella said:

    Congratulations! I’m happy for you and your husband, have you a wonderful and happy life!

  45. 7.31.18
    Cathryn Bragg said:

    I can’t tell you how excited I am for you all! What a special blessing and I can’t wait to read more. I truly am excited for you even though we’ve never met I feel like you’re my friend! Congratulations friend!!!!

  46. 7.31.18
    Kathy said:

    So, so happy for you!!

  47. 7.31.18
    amy said:

    Congrats. I think it so cool to see women over 40 starting a family. Can’t wait to hear about your journey. Best!

  48. 7.31.18
    Jamie said:

    Congratulations! You look incredible, and you will be a wonderful mama! I’m excited to go on this new journey with you!

  49. 7.31.18
    Lauren said:

    Congratulations – so exciting! I am definitely interested to hear more about your journey getting pregnant as someone who is currently having a similar experience. I can’t wait to see your cute pregnancy style!

  50. 7.31.18
    Anne Manzo said:

    How wonderful! Happy for you two and your greater families. Let the fun begin! Baby Blessings!

  51. 7.31.18
    Carly said:

    OH MY GOODNESS CUTEST MAMA EVER!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!

  52. 7.31.18
    Katherine cohan said:

    Congratulations on your pregnancy. I’ve been following you for a few months as I love your style. My daughter (also a Brittany) is due Feb 16th. We will both be following you now!!❤️

  53. 7.31.18
    Liza said:

    YAY!!! Congratulations!!! I *literally* can’t wait to see how your style evolves to accommodate the growing bump. Just had my second baby and I was WISHING for a maternity style blogger to help me through that last trimester!! xoxo

  54. 7.31.18
    Brigid V. said:

    Yay! Congrats! I was wondering why it seemed as though we weren’t seeing as much of you recently! Wonderful news! ????????

  55. 7.31.18
    K said:

    Oh how sweet! I am so happy for y’all! Congratulations ❤️

  56. 8.1.18
    Nedda said:

    Congratulations! Amazing news. I am so happy that you get to experience this kind of love

  57. 8.1.18
    Megan said:

    I’m so incredibly happy for you two…anyone struggling with infertility I feel automatically connected with because my husband and I also have this struggle. This brought such a wave hope and strength. God is certainly Great! ????????

  58. 8.1.18

    So, so excited for you both! Honestly, a few weeks ago I had a random thought that you were pregnant! I swear you had an extra glow about you! Glad to hear it is true! Soak all this time in, because your life will be forever changed once that little one comes along 🙂

  59. 8.1.18
    Nicole said:

    SO excited for you! <3

  60. 8.1.18
    Terry said:

    I’m so happy for you! Love your clothing style and cannot wait to read about your journey for the next 9 mos.

  61. 8.1.18
    Christa Pollauf said:

    So happy for you! Infertility is so draining and heartbreaking but it does make you stronger. I don’t take a single second with my boys for granted and infertility truly taught me what blessings they are! Congratulations on your miracle babe!

  62. 8.2.18
    Ashley said:

    The lord answers our hearts prayers with his perfect timing, whether we know it or not. I can’t waig to hear more about your journey to get here and follow along the way as you grow your little angel. I am so happy for you and Chris! Xoxo

  63. 8.2.18
    Heather said:

    I love your positive attitude. All I can say is fighting so hard for the opportunity to become a parent brings SO much perspective and appreciation for every single stage- the sweet, the tough, and everything in between. I have no doubt you two will be wonderful parents! So happy for you both!

  64. 8.6.18
    Ja'Net White said:

    Such exciting news! Loved reading your post. Congrats to you both!

  65. 8.18.18
    Herlives said:

    Congratulations! I’m glad to hear you are pregnant!You are going to be an amazing Mama!! And I know your hubby will no doubt me an incredible Dad!! Happy pregnancy.

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