Tuesday, June 30, 2009

34 Week Update


How far along? 34 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: Approx. 31 pounds to date (Only 1 pound gained in 4 weeks!)
Maternity clothes: Shirts still fit, but I could use a couple new pairs of shorts
Stretch marks? I still haven't seen any, but that doesn't mean I won't get them
Sleep: Surprisingly, sleeping on my left side has actually become somewhat comfortable
Best moment this week: We took the hospital tour and preregistered last night.
Movement: Very strong!
Food cravings: Sporadic. I wanted a Sprite the other day. Last night we had Thai food, though there wasn't a very strong craving that drove us to eating it.
Gender: Still a girl!
Labor Signs: Braxton Hicks are increasing in frequency. Nothing timeable or consistent though.
Belly Button in or out? Starting to pop out!
What I miss: We miss our beloved Liger!
What I am looking forward to: Eating a Caesar salad after this little one is born! My baby shower at work :)
Weekly Wisdom: Ice packs feel gooooood on swollen ankles!
Milestones: Baby's lungs are almost fully developed!

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

33 Week Update


How far along? 33 Weeks
Total weight gain/loss: Between 26-31 pounds depending on my starting weight.

Maternity clothes: I need to do a load of laundry so I'll have something to wear.
Stretch marks? I have not seen any yet (knock on wood!)
Sleep: I'll take what I can get!
Best moment this week: This was a very sad week for us as we lost our beloved cat, The Liger, on Wednesday.

Movement: Random gyrations throughout the day.
Food cravings: Nothing really comes to mind.
Gender: Still a girl!
Labor Signs: Very random BH contractions. I had one last Friday, but I can't recall any other than that.
Belly Button in or out? Flat, stretched, weird looking.
What I miss: The feeling of a good night's sleep.
What I am looking forward to: Finishing painting the nursery and putting together the crib.
Weekly Wisdom: If I am tired, I should take a nap.
Milestones: The average baby is the weight of a pineapple this week.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

32 Week Update


32W1D

How far along? 32 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: Approx. 30 pounds to date.
Maternity clothes: I need some new pants and shorts. Several of the ones I have now are tight.
Stretch marks? I think they are scheduled to arrive soon.
Sleep: Sucks.
Best moment this week: We found out that our baby's due date is our regular sushi chef's birthday. I guess that must be why I'm craving sushi so much!
Movement: Her head butts up against my bladder. How fun do you think that is?
Food cravings: I am in need of sushi.
Gender: Still a girl!
Labor Signs: None that I am aware of.
Belly Button in or out? Flat, stretched, weird looking.
What I miss: Shopping for cute non-maternity summer clothes.
What I am looking forward to: Moving forward with my Hypnobabies home study courses.
Weekly Wisdom: Don't overdo it!
Milestones: The baby's skin has accumulated enough fat that she is no longer see through!

Monday, June 8, 2009

31 Week Update

This belly picture was technically taken at 30W6D because DH has to leave extra early for work Tuesday morning and won't be able to take the picture on our usual day.


How far along? 31 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: No weight gained since last appt 2 weeks ago :)
Maternity clothes: Still wearing them.
Stretch marks? None yet!
Sleep: I'm finding ways to get more comfortable.
Best moment this week: My Nestie Bookclub Baby Shower!
Movement: Why does she think it's funny to kick me in the ribs?
Food cravings: None really.
Gender: Still a girl!
Labor Signs: Sporadic Braxton Hicks contractions.
Belly Button in or out? Flat, but if I stretch my stomach a certain way, I can get it to stick out. It's kind of creepy.
What I miss: Caesar Salad (again).
What I am looking forward to: Reviewing my birth preferences with the midwife.
Weekly Wisdom: It is empowering to educate yourself about your birth choices.
Milestones: DH finally took a belly shot! Picture below :)

Baby Shower

Many thanks to my mom's great friend M who hosted a baby shower on Sunday, June 7, 2009. I would also like to thank all the lovely ladies who were so generous to Baby Girl  Mungee. I know she will enjoy all her adorable clothes, blankets and other goodies!

30W5D Belly Shot - to show off my cute dress


Yum!


The Goodies!


The "Guess What's in the Diaper" Game


This says "Mommy and I LOVE to shop" ... so true!

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

30 Week Update


How far along? 30 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: 25-30 pounds depending on what I consider starting weight.
Maternity clothes: Still wearing them :)
Stretch marks? None yet!
Sleep: Eh.
Best moment this week: We are going back for another 3D/4D U/S since she didn't show her face much.
Movement: Gyrating alien!
Food cravings: Not really.
Gender: Still a girl!
Labor Signs: None.
Belly Button in or out? Flat.
What I miss: Beer (again).
What I am looking forward to: 2nd 3D/4D ultrasound Friday.
Weekly Wisdom: I don't feel wise right now.
Milestones: The first coat of paint is up in the nursery!
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