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Emily Blunt on expecting baby No. 2: 'I forget that I'm even pregnant'

Pregnancy can be an amazing and at times overwhelming experience requiring some special personal care and attention. That's what it was for Emily Blunt — the first time around.

But now the actress has another bundle of joy on the way, and things are definitely different.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Actress Emily Blunt attends the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on February 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

"The first pregnancy is the most self-indulgent thing in the world because you get massages and prenatal yoga and hypnotherapy CDs," she told C Magazine, thinking back to when she and husband John Krasinski were expecting their daughter Hazel.

However, raising baby No. 1 with baby No. 2 on the way has forced her to shift her focus.

"During this one I forget that I’m even pregnant," she said. "I’m hoisting my 2-year-old around!”

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These days, her thoughts are less about pregnancy and more about the realities of parenthood — in particular, balancing work and home life.

"It’s quite a juggle with children, especially young children who are now able to vocalize, ‘please don’t go,’" she explained. "I don’t want to feel torn."

But of course, she's not the only one doing the balancing act.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 02: Actors John Krasinski (L) and Emily Blunt attend Family Reach's Cooking Live From New York: Emily Blunt & John Krasinski join celebrity chefs Ming Tsai and Morimoto, to help families fighting pediatric cancer at The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park on November 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Family Reach Foundation)

She's got Krasinski by her side at home, and she wouldn't mind having him by her side at work one day, too.

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“I think we would prefer it to be something where we’re not married or boyfriend and girlfriend," she explained. "Our chemistry is not up for public consumption. We’d like to do a play. That would be cool.”

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