19 Kids and Counting' Answer on Pregnancie: Is it Physically Easier Now Than it was in the Beginning

By Michelle Duggar, Duggarfamily.com On May 31, 2014

Question: How does it feel after all those pregnancies? Is it physically easier now than it was in the beginning or more difficult? In what ways?

Michelle Duggar's Answer:

I don't think you can call labor and delivery easy no matter how many times you have been through it. Yes, experience helps a lot in working through the whole labor process but like I mentioned previously each labor is different and you just have to prepare yourself health wise and in every other way to work toward the goal of having the healthiest delivery as is possible on your part. Good nutrition plays a big part in that. Also, we've gone through Bradley childbirth classes and have regular OB checkups throughout pregnancy. 

In 2003, I joined Weight Watcher's and lost 40 pounds! I feel great, not carrying around all that extra weight. I have more energy and am much more active. (The weight gain I experienced kind of snuck up on me! I hung onto just 2 and 3 pounds after each pregnancy.) I needed the accountability to help take it off, and the healthy lifestyle of eating that is encouraged in Weight Watcher's has been a blessing to me and now to my family as well.  

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