Saturday, April 30, 2011

Baby Shower #1

My amazing Mother-in-Law hosted my first baby shower and we were absolutely "showered" with love from our friends and family.  We all had such a great time!  My old college roommate and Maid-of-Honor, Johanna, was even able to make it, along with her two little girls!



Sunday, April 24, 2011

31 Weeks

Dates: Monday, April 18th – Sunday, April 24th
How far along: 31 weeks
Weight: 156
Symptoms: Tired.  Increase in appetite this week.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: None
Sleep: Sore hips.  Multiple bathroom breaks every night.
Best moment this week: Finding out the baby is head down, so I can identify body parts when they move now.
Movement: Lots of movement, but it’s more shifting than kicking and punching.
Food cravings: Ice cream
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  Fizzy coke.
Milestones: The baby now
weighs as much as four navel oranges and measures over 16 inches from head to heel.
 

Sunday, April 17, 2011

30 Weeks

Dates: Monday, April 11th – Sunday, April 17th
How far along: 30 weeks
Weight: 154
Symptoms: Tired, sore back and hips.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: None
Sleep: 2-3 bathroom breaks per night, sore hips.
Best moment this week: My Mom felt the baby move for the first time.
Movement: More frequent movements.  Getting bigger movements too.
Food cravings: Sweets.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.
Milestones: The baby
weighs as much as a large cabbage (3 pounds) and measures about 15-¾ inches from head to heel.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

29 Weeks

Dates: Monday, April 4th – Sunday, April 10th
How far along: 29 weeks
Weight: 152
Symptoms: Often very tired, sleeping in more and more often.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: None
Sleep: 2-3 bathroom breaks per night.
Best moment this week: Working on the nursery more with Dustin.
Movement: Lots of movement in the evenings still.
Food cravings: Chocolate.
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  Seafood.  Wine.
Milestones: The baby
weighs as much as a butternut squash, about 2-½ pounds, and measures just over 15 inches from head to heel.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

28 Weeks

Dates: Monday, March 28th – Sunday, April 3rd
How far along: 28 weeks
Weight: 150
Symptoms: I’ve been really tired this week, maybe I’m still fighting off the cold?  I also had my first Braxton-Hicks contractions this week.
Maternity clothes: Yes
Stretch marks: None
Sleep: Still interrupted with 2-3 times per night bathroom breaks.  Overall, good though.
Best moment this week: My little brother and grandma felt the baby kick!
Movement: Lots of movement in the evenings – around 6pm and then again at 9pm.
Food cravings: Sweets, especially cake!
Gender: Girl
What I miss: Coffee.  Fizzy Coke. 
Milestones: The baby is
equal in weight to a Chinese cabbage, about 2-¼ pounds, and is almost 15 inches long from head to heel.