Monday, January 31, 2011

12 Weeks

How Far Along: 12 Weeks

Size of Baby: Baby #3 is just over 2 inches and the size of a lime! Big Week this week in development...Baby #3's fingers will soon begin to open and close, his toes will curl, his eye muscles will clench, and his mouth will make sucking movements. His intestines, which have grown so fast that they protrude into the umbilical cord, will start to move into his abdominal cavity about now, and his kidneys will begin excreting urine into his bladder. Nerve cells are multiplying rapidly, and in your baby's brain, synapses are forming furiously. His face looks unquestionably human: His eyes have moved from the sides to the front of his head, and his ears are right where they should be. Thank you Baby Center....NO wonder I am tired!

Total Weight Gain/Loss: I am staying strong at 2 lbs...we will see how long this lasts.

Maternity Clothes: None yet.

Gender: The Big Day can't get here soon enough to find out who our Baby #3 is!

Movement: None as of now...but boy did this baby move during our ultrasound. It won't be too long before I am getting kicked by two little ones :)

Sleep: Great this week! I am loving my naps! And I can feel my energy coming back!

What I Miss: Nothing really this week.

Cravings: Mexcan just keeps getting better and better....Chipotle is my favorite! Their salad is to die for and I could eat it for every meal....and maybe a snack or two in between. Although I love my sweets, it is definitely not what I am craving.

Symptoms: I caught the BUG this week....the stomach bug that is. Blah! I was pretty sick Friday night and Saturday...but couldn't blame it on the Baby that is for sure. I feel like this bug is just traveling all around town! I have had to start sleeping with a pillow every night between my legs; otherwise it is impossible for me to sleep on my side....being a back sleeper really stinks during pregnancy.

Best Moments this Week: EASY! Seeing this beautful little one was just amazing. I just keep staring at the ultrasounds....it never gets old. Getting the reassurance this week from our midwife too that everything was progressing nicely was just wonderful. God is so good to us!

2 comments:

Courtney said...

I LOVE Chipotle!! Their rice is out of this world! :)

From Marriage To Motherhood said...

Sounds like everything is going wonderful!! That's so great!! I remember the pillow between my legs too when I was pregnant!! Finding out the sex of the baby is SO exciting!! You look great and are totally glowing : )