Thursday, January 21, 2010

27 weeks

About Baby:

This week, your baby weighs almost 2 pounds (like a head of cauliflower) and is about 14 1/2 inches long with her legs extended. He's sleeping and waking at regular intervals, opening and closing his eyes, and perhaps even sucking her fingers. With more brain tissue developing, your baby's brain is very active now. While his lungs are still immature, they would be capable of functioning — with a lot of medical help — if he were born now. Chalk up any tiny rhythmic movements you may be feeling to a case of baby hiccups, which may be common from now on. Each episode usually lasts only a few moments, and they don't bother him, so just relax and enjoy the tickle

About Momma:
How far along? 27 weeks

Total weight gain/loss: 8 or 9 lbs probably more, but I weigh myself on Monday mornings.

Maternity clothes? Yes and I love them. I still wear my regular jeans on the weekend though

Stretch marks? yup....BOOOOOOOOO

Sleep: Love it!

Best moment this week: Chris finally feeling him move!

Movement: He’s still very active and I can tell what his sleep patterns are

Food cravings: Veggies, steak, cheese sauce, salt and vinegar chips and my new love... Bailey's flavored ice cream, oh and now Brach’s Jelly Beans. Thanks Tri for that one!

Gender: Boy

Labor Signs: nada, but I am getting Braxton Hicks Contractions

Belly Button in or out? in, but it’s starting to get more shallow

What I miss: Not getting stuck when I lay on my back.

What I am looking forward to: Taking little dude to the Colts play off game on Sunday! He gets super active during the games

Weekly Wisdom: Same as always, enjoy your pregnancy

Milestones: Making it to the 3rd trimester!

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