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Monday, May 23, 2011

*18 weeks*

How many weeks? I am 18 weeks today!

How big is baby?  Head to rump he is 5 and a 1/2 inches long and about 7 ounces. About the size of a sweet potato. Which IMO is an ugly thing to compare a baby to.

How are you feeling today? Not feeling to bad. I am still nauseous in the morning time and do I have to even tell about the migraines anymore? I am sick of having them you are sick of hearing about them! I did buy some preggie pops yesterday for my upset tummy and they seem to work pretty good.
New Symptoms? Last night I had some strong Braxton Hicks contractions for the first time this pregnancy. I was so uncomfortable!Thank God they only last a little while. With both pregnancies they have been intense for me. I hope that doesn't mean I will have another intense long labor.

Milestones? Of course finding out Pumpkin is a boy!!! I am also happy to reach 18 weeks. I know this is the time where the babies become more active and you can also better feel that activity. I am hoping for a strong kick soon!

Appointments? My next appointment isn't until June 6th. That one is just an OB check up.

Positive thing about this pregnancy? I am so blessed to have another sweet baby boy!

Baby names? I like Cole, Blake and Parker. I have to start hitting my baby name book again now that there are only half as many names to go through.

Purchases? So far animal plates, a stuffed lamb, duckie pjs, a box of diapers and baby wash. I obviously have a ton of brand new stuff already. Now to add on to that I got two outfits from Carter's, a night time baby wash, and some wall decorations for the baby's room. I have my big purchases done except a crib. We were going to order one right before I went into labor. We were using a bassinet for Gavin anyways so I bought myself a little more time to look around. Well then I went into early labor, lived in the NICU, and then tried to just cherish him while he was home. Soon we are taking a trip to buy buy baby which is a bit of a drive because I think I found the crib I want there.

I am 17 weeks and 4 days pregnant in these pictures :)


2 comments:

  1. You look good.Wait till he starts kicking. At first with me it was wow this is awsome then by the end I was saying Jack go to sleep. Jack kicked all night long and went to sleep at 6 in the morning till 2 or 3 in the afternoon.That never changed even after he was born.

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  2. Thanks Michelle. It was that way with Gavin too. He would kick me all night my bf would sleep on the couch a lot because I was so restless. Every time I changed positions and finally get comfy he would kick me on that side so hard. He was bossy even in the womb. I would do anything to feel his kicks again.

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