Monday, September 3, 2012

18 weeks

How far along? 18 weeks (baby is 5 1/2 inches long & the size of a bell pepper)

Symptoms: Heartburn all the time - ugh! Tums are my new best friend.

Weight gain/loss: total of 7 lbs gained. Will weigh-in at my Dr's appt this Thursday.

Maternity clothes? wearing a few. Bought a couple of cute maternity capri pants this week & they are SO comfy - love them!

Sleep: same old problems falling asleep but still struggle to fall back asleep after the 4am bathroom call.

Food cravings/aversions: been craving pasta this week

Movement? yes, feeling more & more of the little "flutters" - especially while laying on my back

What I miss? sleeping all the way through the night

Best moment(s) this week: a dear friend of mine who has struggled with IF also had her 8 week ultrasound this week & everything looks great. I am SO very happy for her! Hearing her news made my week :)

What I'm looking forward to: seeing Baby T again at our 20 week ultrasound on Sept 21st

Next Appointment: Thursday, Sept 6th - 18 week appointment with my OB

Milestones: Baby T is busy flexing his/her arms & legs, blood vessels are visible through the thin skin, ears are now in their final position & a protective covering of myelin is beginning to form around the nerves. If baby is a girl, the uterus & fallopian tubes are formed & in place. If baby is a boy, the genitals are now noticeable.


Amanda said...

You are just cruising through this pregnancy - and looking FABULOUS!!!

Cori said...

Happy. :)

Kristin (kekis) said...

You look so cute! :)

Desiree said...

Look at that belly!!!!! :-)

Jessica Juice said...

I only started following your blog in the spring, found it by searching other TTC blogs and found someone else who follows you. Nowadays I have been only opening Blogger to see an update for you, and it makes my day to see your pregnancy going so well. I finally got good news of my own, if you wanted to follow my blog as well? Hope you had a good weekend :)