I have some extremely exciting news to share with you! Tom and I are having a baby!!!
Look modeled by me, Christina Chitwood, at 8 weeks pregnant, and my husband, Tom. Photos taken by my mom, Deb Chitwood. Photoshoot in San Diego, California.
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Pregnancy Announcement Photoshoot
We had so much fun with this pregnancy announcement photoshoot! The location is Del Mar Beach in San Diego, California. My mom, Deb Chitwood, of Living Montessori Now and Bits of Positivity took these special photos for us.
On August 3, Tom and I will celebrate our 8th wedding anniversary. We’ve always wanted to have a child. We began preparing to grow our family, starting with eating plant-based nutrition for the past year. We’ve been vegan (except honey), gluten-free, and sugar-free (Only dates or occasional honey, agave, or coconut sugar.) for over a year now. Of course, we also love working out together.
Also, since a few months prior to TTC (trying to conceive), I’ve been researching and using even more natural beauty products (makeup, skincare, and haircare) than I already was. Now my beauty routine is cleaner than ever before, and I will be sharing my favorite natural products in future blog posts.
We feel so blessed and grateful to God that I got pregnant the first month we started trying for a baby!
Hearing Our Baby’s Heartbeat and Seeing Him or Her on the Ultrasound
We had our first obstetrician appointment on Tuesday, July 25. We got to hear our baby’s heartbeat and see him or her on the ultrasound! It was absolutely amazing!
Baby’s Due Date
I’m 9 weeks and 2 days pregnant according to our ultrasound. We’re thrilled that we should get to meet our baby in March 2018! Right now our unofficial due date is March 6, but I will keep you up-to-date with any alterations by updating this blog post.
What We’re Wearing
Maxi Dress: Eliza J
Earrings: Nadri (on sale!!!)
Necklace: Gorjana (on sale!!!)
Makeup: Mostly 100% Pure. Foundation: Healthy Foundation. Concealer: Brightening Concealer. Powder: Foundation Powder. Blush: Chiffon. Highlighter and Eyes: Sex Kitten Palette. Eye Liner: Royal. Mascara: Ultra Lengthening Mascara – Blueberry. | Lips: Marrakesh Lip Pencil and Marrakesh Lipstick by Au Naturale with Shimmer Lip Gloss.
Top: Topman (on sale!!!)
Bottoms: Old. (Similar style white linen pants here (on sale!!!).)
Fitbit Watch: Fitbit Surge
Stay tuned to my blog, ChristinaChitwood.com where I will continue with health, fitness, fashion, and beauty blog posts, as well as adding many blog posts with natural beauty products and natural baby products! Plus, of course, I will do a gender reveal blog post. 🙂
Thank you so much for following my blog and for your continued support! I’m so excited to share this new adventure of motherhood with you!
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