17 week Update! It’s a GIRL!

17 week Update! It’s a GIRL!

How far along? 17 Weeks.  Baby is the size of: a Nintendo controller, a pomegranate, a creme brulee (which sounds delish!), and a chipmunk.

Maternity clothes? Wearing maternity pants, a few tops (some of my tunic-y tops still fit), and can still wear maternity dresses- like the one in the pic for the week.

Sleep: Not too bad. Learned that baby is sitting RIGHT next to my bladder (sitting very low) so that explains the middle of the night potty breaks.

Best moment this week: Finding out the gender! It’s a girl!

Miss anything? Laying fully on my stomach. I’m doing this side twist thing. I also had a sushi craving I ignored. I know I can eat cooked sushi, but I wanted a spicy tuna roll, dangit.

Movement: Nope. Actually found out I have an anterior placenta, which may make it harder to feel movements for a while. We saw baby punching and moving during our scan…but it was all at the placenta which I can’t feel.

Food cravings: LOTS of fruit cravings. Had a delicious smoothie for breakfast yesterday which hit the spot.

Anything making you queasy or sick: A few smells. Had a moment with some boxed pulled pork last week. When Tyler opened the to-go box, I gagged.  It just smelled AWFUL.

Symptoms: A little emotional stuff, especially when I’m stressed to boot.

Belly button in or out? In

Wedding rings on or off? On

Happy or moody most of the time: Pretty happy.  Had a couple bad days.

Looking forward to: Choosing a name.  We have talked about some and have one we like..but I’m not ready to commit yet.

We also have started the shopping.  My husband thinks I’m shopping because it’s a girl. Nope. I would have bought a boy cute stuff too. But there’s just MORE cute stuff for a girl. A local kid’s boutique is closing and Monday at lunch mom and I hit it up. Between the two of us- we bought like 13 outfits! ha!

So that’s where we are! Doctor’s appointment next week. Almost halfway there!

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