14 weeks

As of today, I have about 182 days left. That seems like a lot – 26 weeks does not.

How far along? 14 weeks

Total weight gain/loss: – 2 lbs

Maternity clothes? Um, yes. See pants in photo above. 🙂

Stretch marks? nope

Sleep: Decent. My sleep schedule is completely out of whack.

Best moment this week: Hearing Peanut’s heartbeat again!

Movement: None that I felt.

Food cravings: none

Gender: I’m starting to lean toward girl, and I have no idea why.

Labor Signs: nope

Belly Button in or out? still in

What I miss: not needing a nap everyday

What I am looking forward to: Steven coming home on Friday.

Weekly Wisdom: Early morning drive + no breakfast + strong sense of smell= not a fun trip

Baby’s development:

“Your adorable little fetus is busy with thumb sucking, toe wiggling, and (not so cute but equally amazing) making urine and breathing amniotic fluid as the liver, kidneys and spleen continue to develop. Lanugo (thin, downy hair) is growing all over the body for warmth.” – thebump.com

“This week’s big developments: Your baby can now squint, frown, grimace, pee, and possibly suck his thumb! Thanks to brain impulses, his facial muscles are getting a workout as his tiny features form one expression after another. His kidneys are producing urine, which he releases into the amniotic fluid around him — a process he’ll keep up until birth. He can grasp, too, and if you’re having an ultrasound now, you may even catch him sucking his thumb.

In other news: Your baby’s stretching out. From head to bottom, he measures 3 1/2 inches — about the size of a lemon — and he weighs 1 1/2 ounces. His body’s growing faster than his head, which now sits upon a more distinct neck. By the end of this week, his arms will have grown to a length that’s in proportion to the rest of his body. (His legs still have some lengthening to do.) He’s starting to develop an ultra-fine, downy covering of hair, called lanugo, all over his body. Your baby’s liver starts making bile this week — a sign that it’s doing its job right — and his spleen starts helping in the production of red blood cells. Though you can’t feel his tiny punches and kicks yet, your little pugilist’s hands and feet (which now measure about 1/2 inch long) are more flexible and active.” – babycenter.com

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  1. Courtney

    You look so adorable!

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