Saturday, February 25, 2012

17 weeks! February 7, 2012

17 Weeks (February 7, 2012)
Pregnancy Highlights

How Far Along: 17 Weeks

Size of baby: According to the baby is about the size of a turnip (mind you, our baby measured larger then the estimated 2 inches at our 10 weeks appt--I may or may not be giving birth to a toddler!). This is what has to say about Gummy Bear's journey:

How your baby's growing:
Your baby's skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone, and the umbilical cord — her lifeline to the placenta — is growing stronger and thicker. She can move her joints, and her sweat glands are starting to develop.

Total Weight Gain/Loss: I've gained 12 lbs, as of my OB appt three weeks ago. I worry that it is too much but my OB assured me that it is all good and to just relax, lol.

Maternity Clothes: Yup, aside from sweat pants almost everything I wear is maternity. Finally ordered some maternity scrub pants...thank goodness. I am so much more comfortable now!

Gender: Next week, next week, next week!!!! Woo-hoo!

Movement: Nope, not yet, but I'm excited for that to happen.

What I miss: Nothing really.

Sleep: Ok, I am getting uncomfortable and flip from side to side...often!

Symptoms: My main symptom is my hyper sensitive gag reflex. If I cough I gag--it's disgusting!

Cravings: Nothing lately, I am trying to eat healthier but it isn't working as well as I'd like it too.

Best Moment this week: Looking forward to next week, lol.

What I am looking forward to: The main thing I am looking forward to is finding out the baby's sex, I can't wait to find out if it is a little girl or a boy!

Here are the pictures of little Jelly Bean and her/his incubator for the next 9 months:

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