Sunday, February 27, 2011

23 Weeks

Dates: Monday, February 21st – Sunday, February 27th
How far along: 23 weeks
Weight: 144
Symptoms: Tail bone pain.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: No
Sleep: 2-3 bathrooms wake-ups every night.  Started sleeping with a body pillow to help my back pain.
Best moment this week: Sunday, February 27th, was my 29th birthday and I am so excited to welcome my little girl this year!  I also had a pregnancy massage on Wednesday, February 23rd, to help relieve the tail bone pain I’ve been having.
Movement: Lots!
Food cravings: Anything.  Just hungry.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  My energy.
Milestones: The baby
weighs about as much as a large mango (just over a pound) and measures at more than 11 inches.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

22 Weeks

Dates: Monday, February 14th – Sunday, February 20th
How far along: 22 weeks
Weight: 142
Symptoms: Tail bone pain.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: No
Sleep: 2-3 bathrooms wake-ups every night.
Best moment this week: Seeing the baby move from the outside!
Movement: We can see movement from the outside now.
Food cravings: Anything.  Just hungry.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  My energy.
Milestones: The baby has stretched to
the size of a spaghetti squash (nearly 11 inches) and weighs almost a pound.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

21 Weeks

Dates: Monday, February 7th – Sunday, February 13th
How far along: 21 weeks
Weight: 140
Symptoms: Tail bone pain.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: No
Sleep: 2-3 bathrooms wake-ups every night.
Best moment this week: Feeling our little girl move in my belly!
Movement: I felt my first big movements on Thursday, February 10th.  Dustin felt the baby move for the first time on Saturday, February 12th.
Food cravings: Anything.  Just hungry.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  My energy.
Milestones: The baby is
the length of a carrot (10-½ inches from head to heel) and weight about ¾ of a pound.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

20 Weeks

Dates: Monday, January 31st – Sunday, February 6th
How far along: 20 weeks
Weight: 139
Symptoms: Lack of energy.  Where is this extra energy they say is supposed to come with the second trimester? Tail bone pain.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: No
Sleep: More frequent bathroom interruptions.
Best moment this week: We had our second ultrasound on Wednesday, February 2nd.  The baby looks healthy and strong.  And we finally have a proper pronoun…it’s a girl!  She is so beautiful and has big feet, just like her Mommy!  We called our parents right afterward and everyone is so excited to have a little girl to spoil!
Movement: I felt flutters this week!
Food cravings: None.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  My energy.
Milestones: The baby is
as big as a banana – 6-½ inches from head to bottom and 10 inches from head to heel.