me on monday: first trimester memories

Every couple of weeks my babycenter.com app says I have a ‘to-do’… something about writing down a pregnancy memory or taking notes in my pregnancy journal.  Pregnancy journal?  I don’t keep a journal.  And during the first trimester that sounded like entirely too much work for my energy level.  And, really, how many times did I need to write down ‘I puked up my breakfast this morning.’  Who wants to read that journal?

I’m all for memory keeping, but I like to keep it simple.  And I don’t need another notebook requiring storage in our tiny apartment.

So, when I got last week’s reminder to write down a pregnancy memory [stop reminding me already, I don’t have a journal!] I decided maybe I should find a way to document my pregnancy… maybe there’s a reason they keep reminding me to do this.

I set out to design something simple and more my style.  Something that wouldn’t take up much time.  No physical journal.  Nothing fancy & creative like the ones on Pinterest [absolutely beautiful, but who has time for that?]  Something anyone could pick up and complete in a few minutes.  Just once per trimester.

And here it is… my first trimester memories [nevermind that I’m in my third trimester now], in one neat & tidy little page.

free pregnancy journal

If you think this is something you’d like to use for yourself someday, download the free pdf file (and see more simple ways to document your pregnancy)!

Jen N - April 25, 2013 - 6:58 pm

I love this! Do you have it as a word document? So I can type the text in like you did.

carmen - January 17, 2013 - 4:41 pm

this is wonderful! i would love a link to download.

Jen - January 11, 2013 - 10:39 am

I googled printable pregnancy journals, and yours is exactly what I’m looking for! Great work :)

I’d love if you’re able to share?

Thanks,
Jen

Emily - September 4, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Aww, Case, I love it!!

Lara Koppmann - September 4, 2012 - 12:27 pm

Cannot begin to tell you how excited I am for you & John!!! This little baby is quite lucky to have picked you for a mommy!!! Such a sweet idea love it!!

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