Bachelorette alum Ali Fedotowsky announced her second pregnancy in November 2017, and in late February, she and her husband, Kevin Manno, broke the news that the baby is a boy. Amid all the excitement, however, Fedotowsky suffered a major health scare 26 weeks into her pregnancy, and she thought her son would be born premature. Although the baby is doing just fine now (what a relief), Ali Fedotowsky continues to struggle with her second pregnancy. And if you’re currently experiencing a rough pregnancy or have in the past, there’s a good chance you’ll relate to what Fedotowsky is going through. As it turns out, the second pregnancy is often more painful than the first.
When Fedotowsky was pregnant with her first child, Molly Manno, she suffered a bad bout of morning sickness. “I only ate clementines and dry toast for about a month between weeks 7-12,” Fedotowsky penned in a January 2016 blog post. “The way I tried to explain it to Kevin is that I felt like I constantly had a hangover, but I never got to enjoy the fun part the night before.”
But, while the morning sickness was frustrating, it couldn’t prepare her for the physical lows of her second pregnancy. When Fedotowsky was asked by Entertainment Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner on Saturday night about whether she’s ready to give birth, she replied, according to ET Online: “No, I’m not ready at all. I’m in a lot of pain this time.” As for the cause of the extra pain, Fedotowsky reasoned, according to Yahoo. “