Monday, May 31, 2010

Week 18 Pregnancy Update (18wks and 2 days)

Weight Gained: Not sure

Maternity Clothes:  Not yet

Stretch Marks: No

Sleep:  I still wake up once a night to pee

Best Moment of the Week:  Starting to notice a small bump on my lower abdomen :)

Food Aversions:  Pretty much eating anything just trying to be healthy

Cravings:  Soups

Movement:  I still feel light tickling but am excited to feel obvious kicking movements soon

What I want to make for the little one next:  A snuggler still!  And crib sheets!  The good news is I have the fabric and supplies I just need to put it together now.

What I'm looking forward to:  My next doctor's appointment on June 8th for our anatomy scan

Milestones:  Seeing more of a bump this week.  Had a hard time uploading belly pics but they will eventually all be posted.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

17 Week Pregnancy Update

17 Week (& technically 3 days)Pregnancy Update

Weight Gained: Not sure because I don't own a scale

Maternity Clothes:  No but I do love wearing dresses these days

Stretch Marks: No

Sleep:  I still wake up once a night to pee

Best Moment of the Week:  Found out yesterday that the tetra screen I did at my last appointment came back negative.  It's a blood test that looks for chromosomal abnormalities and neural tube defects

Food Aversions:  Not really avoiding anything in particular

Cravings:  Salads

Movement:  I did feel some tickling in my belly

What I want to make for the little one next:  A snuggler still!  And crib sheets!

What I'm looking forward to:  My next doctor's appointment on June 8th because we will be able to see our little man again!  

Milestones:  Feeling the first signs of movement!

Friday, May 21, 2010

First sign of baby's movement...hip hip hoooray!!!

On Wednesday I started to feel a tickling feeling in my belly.  It was unlike anything else I have ever felt.  I had been waiting to feel a popping popcorn or bubbling feeling but was happily surprised by what can only be described as tickling inside my belly.  I searched online and actually lots of people feel tickling too so I am not alone.  Tomorrow is our "Gender Reveal Party" and I am very excited to share the news with our family.  It will be fun and I will be 17 weeks then too!!  These weeks are flying by. 

Monday, May 17, 2010

16 Week Pregnancy Update

Weight Gained: 1.5 pounds since last month's appointment.  4.5 pounds since the beginning of the pregnancy

Maternity Clothes: Not yet...I do have one pair of actual pregnancy pants that are waiting in the wings when I need them.

Stretch Marks: Not yet! I really don't want these to show up so I have been slathering organic cold pressed coconut oil that I got at Whole Foods all over after showers.  It smells so good and makes my skin feel soft.

Sleep:  I wake up once a night to pee.  I haven't purchased any new pillows but may get to that point as things progress.

Best Moment of the Week:  Finding out what we are's a secret until we tell our family.  During the ultrasound the little peanut was so cute with crossed legs.  My doctor had to nudge my stomach to get the baby to shift position's.  

Food Aversions:  Don't really feel like eating chicken lately.

Cravings:  Sandwiches and soup

Movement:  I know its moving around in there but I cant feel anything yet.

What I want to make for the little one next:  A snuggler and some of the bedding

What I'm looking forward to:  Surprising our family with the gender of the baby.  

Milestones:  Knowing the sex of our baby!

My next appointment is June 8th for the big detailed ultrasound.  I will be 20 weeks then.  I will also be taking a belly picture soon.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


I'm 12 weeks along in these two pictures above.

 I'm 14 weeks and 4 days and I took these pictures today.  I feel good and am able to excersize.  Today I noticed if I touched my low stomach I can feel a small bump.  All of this is very exciting and my next appointment will be when I am 16 weeks along.  I will keep you posted.  Also, check out the crafts I made!!!!