Friday, March 4, 2011

17 weeks

Weekly e-mail update: Your baby's skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone, and the umbilical cord — her lifeline to the placenta — is growing stronger and thicker.She can move her joints, and her sweat glands are starting to develop.
How far along?17 weeks
How big is baby?: The size of a turnip, weighs about 5 ounces and around 5 inches long from head to bottom.
Weight gain?: Still holding strong at 4 pounds.
Stretch marks?: Not yet.
Maternity clothes?: Not yet - loving the leggings right now.
Food cravings?: Salads are my best friend -any kind will do.
Sleep?: Finally starting to get more than 4 hours a night.
Movement?: Nothing yet- hoping to feel the little one soon!
Gender?Still deciding whether to find out or not.
Exercise?: Nada right now- does running after a 17 month old count?
What's been going on?: Tuesday I had my appointment with my ob/gyn and the little turnip is on track and doing well. We received the results of the first phase of our IPS screening and everything came back normal (grateful for that peace of mind.) I am still sick, off and on, but it is getting better... I am on day 13 of this nasty cold but I believe it is coming to an end :)

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