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Ask any woman who has had multiple kids and she’ll tell you that every pregnancy is different. No one carries their baby the same exact way each time, or experiences the same cravings, or aches and pains as before. For Chrissy Teigen, her second pregnancy is “harder” than her first for a reason that so many moms of multiple young kids probably will know all too well.
No, this pregnancy hasn’t made Teigen feel more sick or brought on some new weird cravings than when she carried her first child, 2-year-old daughter, Luna. Instead, Teigen recently revealed to E! News that what makes this pregnancy much harder than her first is that she didn’t have an adorable and energetic toddler who needed constant attention during her first pregnancy.
“You realize your second pregnancy is harder because you have a kid already,” Teigen said during an interview with E! News. Teigen’s husband, John Legend, added in the same interview, “You have to divide your energy between raising a kid and carrying one as well.”
Given how adorable and full of personality little Luna seems to be from Teigen’s Instagram account, it’s probably a bit challenging for Teigen to keep up with her when her energy is already drained from being pregnant.
Teigen isn’t alone in thinking the second pregnancy is much harder than the first for this reason. There are so many reasons why moms believe this to be true — a lot of women feel more tired because they have another human to take care of, in addition to caring for the one growing in their stomach, according to Today’s Parent.
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