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Mood: Frustrated that even the rubber band trick won’t save your old jeans at this point but still waiting for your bump to pop
Song: “Fresh Eyes” by Andy Grammer
Why you’ll love it: Your body might feel strange, but it’s no less beautiful. So, try not to be too hard on yourself, and pretend Grammer is crooning this reminder just for you.
Mood: Overwhelmed that the nursery is half done, the car seat hasn’t been installed, and you still have to find a pediatrician
Song: “All Together Now” by The Likes of Us
Why you’ll love it: The chorus of this cheery tune succinctly sums up what your BFF would tell you: “You don’t have to have it all together now to have a ball!”
Mood: Hopelessly craving a peanut butter milkshake at 11 p.m. as the hanger hits full force
Song: “Great Night (feat. Shovels & Rope)” by NEEDTOBREATHE
Why you’ll love it: Should you find yourself fuming, turn up the volume, and put out that “fever burning inside” with some swagger on the dance floor.
Mood: Happy, in love with your babe (who you just felt move for the first time), and rocking the pregnancy glow
Song: “Shine (Kygo Remix)” by Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Why you’ll love it: With this laid-back, upbeat melody as your soundtrack, you know nothing’s going to bring you down.
Mood: Exhausted—but getting comfortable in bed is proving impossible, and sleep seems like a faraway dream
Song: “Wind” by Kevin Krauter
Why you’ll love it: The somber acoustics coupled with Krauter’s calming voice make for a grown-up lullaby that you’ll want on repeat when bedtime rolls around.
Mood: Anxious about your due date, which is right around the corner
Song: “Best Day of My Life” by American Authors
Why you’ll love it: Push play on this confidence-boosting anthem to remind yourself that you’ve got this—because you do.