Baby's skeleton is hardening, changing from rubbery cartilage to bone, and fat is finally accumulating around it. The umbilical cord is getting thicker and stronger, and those little fingers and toes are now topped by one-of-a-kind prints.
How far along? 17 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: about 4 lbs
Maternity clothes? yes to the pants and mixing up between regular shirts and maternity shirts.
Stretch marks? I had two more pop up. Thanks family genes for that one
Sleep: Can't get enough. I just need to stop waking up on my back
Best moment this week: going to see the doctor
Movement: More flutters
Food cravings: Wendy's chili and baked potato and now cheese sauce.-same
Gender: I'm back to thinking girl
Labor Signs: nada
Belly Button in or out? in
What I miss: Not getting winded so easily
What I am looking forward to: Thanksgiving at work on Wednesday then on Friday with friends.
Weekly Wisdom: prenatal massages are amazing
Milestones: Making it another week and having multiple people tell me that I look fantastic and I do pregnancy well.