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Pregnancy Journal – 39 Weeks Pregnant

Well, I'll be honest. I didn't think I would be writing this journal. I thought our baby girl would be here by now but she's decided she likes it where she is! ;) 39 weeks pregnant and ready to meet her! <3 39 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby's waiting to greet the world! He continues to build a layer of fat to help control his body temperature after birth, but it's likely he already measures about 20 … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 38 Weeks Pregnant

I can't believe we are so close to meeting our baby girl! I am excited to bring a new life into our family and I can't wait for the kids to meet her, too! 38 weeks pregnant....wow! 38 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby has really plumped up. She weighs about 6.8 pounds and she is over 19 1/2 inches long (about the size of a leek). She has a firm grasp, which you'll soon be able to test when you hold her hand … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 37 Weeks Pregnant

It's getting so close! 37 weeks pregnant already! I can't even tell you how fast this pregnancy has gone! This week has been busy and had a lot of accomplishments! 37 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your due date is very close now, but doctors don't consider your baby "full term" until 39 weeks. Spending the next two weeks in the womb allows your baby's brain and lungs to fully mature. So if you're planning to have … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 36 Weeks Pregnant

This week marks 36 weeks pregnant!!! Woohoo! We get to meet this baby girl soon! I am getting so excited! Just wish we had a name picked out! lol 36 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby is still packing on the pounds — at the rate of about an ounce a day. She now weighs almost 6 pounds and is more than 18 1/2 inches long (about the size of a head of romaine lettuce). She's shedding most of the downy covering of … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 35 Weeks Pregnant

In the home stretch here....trying to get things done and remain positive! 35 weeks pregnant already...can you believe it? 35 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby doesn't have much room to maneuver now that she's over 18 inches long and tips the scales at 5 1/4 pounds (about the size of a honeydew melon). Because it's so snug in your womb, she isn't likely to be doing somersaults anymore, but the number of … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 34 Weeks Pregnant

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Pregnancy brain in full effect here...I've had to look at my preggo app many times in the past few days because for some reason I had it in my mind I was about to be 34 weeks pregnant instead of 33! LOL It was Christmas so there was a lot going on...right? That's my excuse?! haha! 34 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby now weighs about 4 3/4 pounds (about the size of a cantaloupe) and is almost 18 inches long. … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 33 Weeks Pregnant (and FINALLY a belly shot!)

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Pregnancy brain in full effect here...I've had to look at my preggo app many times in the past few days because for some reason I had it in my mind I was about to be 34 weeks pregnant instead of 33! LOL It was Christmas so there was a lot going on...right? That's my excuse?! haha! 33 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) This week your baby weighs a little over 4 pounds and has passed the 17-inch mark (about the size of a … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 32 Weeks Pregnant

Wow, 32 weeks pregnant already! Can you believe it?! Time is flying, isn't it? This week had some of the same challenges but I worked through them. Check out my week below... 32 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) By now, your baby weighs 3 3/4 pounds (about the size of a large jicama) and is about 16.7 inches long, taking up a lot of space in your uterus. You're gaining about a pound a week and roughly half of that goes … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 31 Weeks Pregnant

I'm determined to be more positive this week. I know I've been complaining a lot and that's probably just making things worse. SO....it's a new week and I am going to look at things in a more positive light! 31 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) This week, your baby measures over 16 inches long. He weighs about 3 1/3 pounds (about the size of a coconut) and is heading into a growth spurt. He can turn his head from side … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 30 Weeks Pregnant

WARNING: Complaining and info about a bad week below. I'm sorry, but I haven't had a good week. I can't wait til good weeks/days return. 30 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby's about 15.7 inches long now and weighs almost 3 pounds (about the size of a large cabbage). A pint and a half of amniotic fluid surrounds her, but that volume will shrink as she gets bigger and takes up more room in your uterus. Her … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 29 Weeks Pregnant

It's been a really, really rough week. I had my doctor appointment and what a difference three weeks (since my last appointment) can make. I'm at 29 weeks pregnant and praying for strength. 29 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby now weighs about 2 1/2 pounds (about the size of a butternut squash) and is a tad over 15 inches long from head to heel. His muscles and lungs are continuing to mature, and his head is … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 28 Weeks Pregnant

28 weeks pregnant - that means I am officially in the THIRD trimester!!!! Wow. I can hardly believe we'll be meeting baby in about 12 weeks! This past week was another rough one, but I'm counting my blessings this week instead of complaining a ton. 28 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) By this week, your baby weighs 2 1/4 pounds (about the size of a large eggplant) and measures 14.8 inches from the top of her head to her … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 27 Weeks Pregnant

27 weeks pregnant. Wow. This week was a bit rough...again. I didn't feel well much of the week but there were some fun times, too! 27 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) This week, your baby weighs almost 2 pounds (about the size of a head of cauliflower) and is about 14 1/2 inches long with her legs extended. She's sleeping and waking at regular intervals, opening and closing her eyes, and perhaps even sucking her … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 26 Weeks Pregnant

This past week flew by! I can't even really remember what we did all week! I was off of work for four days straight but not feeling tthe greatest so nothing really got done around here. More about that below. 26 weeks pregnant, already!? Can you believe how fast this is going? Baby will be blessing us with her presence before we know it! 26 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) The network of nerves in your baby's ears is … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 25 Weeks Pregnant

I promise I won't complain like I did last week! haha! I guess that means, at least, mentally I'm in a better place this week. I am sorta feeling better, too. I am 25 weeks pregnant now....wow! I seriously cannot believe how fast this is going!!!! 25 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Head to heels, your baby now measures about 13 1/2 inches. Her weight — 1 1/2 pounds — isn't much more than an average rutabaga, but she's … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 24 Weeks Pregnant

This has been another rough week. I guess I shouldn't complain but this is, after all my journal of how I'm feeling, right? I've been tired, moody, easily irritated, and in pain here and there (nothing major, just complaining!). I am now 24 weeks pregnant and I am hoping my moods and how I am feeling gets better. Soon. But then again, I've been waiting for that to happen for a while, haven't I? ;) 24 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 23 Weeks Pregnant and Moving!

This pregnancy is definitely moving along pretty fast. Before we know it, the holidays will be upon us and it will go even faster! 23 weeks pregnant and moving meaning baby girl is moving a lot!!! This past weekend she was moving more than ever and it was GREAT feeling her! I think most mamas would agree that baby moving is one of the best parts of pregnancy! 23 Weeks Pregnant About Baby This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Turn on the radio and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 22 Weeks and Tired!?

Twenty-two weeks and tired. Wow. More than half way to meeting our baby girl. I am getting nervous and excited! Nervous because we'll be out numbered by little ones and I wonder how on earth I'll care for 3 little ones! Some days it is challenging with two! Most times the nervousness is pushed aside and I am very excited to bring another baby girl into our family! 22 Weeks Pregnant Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) At 11 inches and … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 21 Weeks and Moving Along!

This week marked 21 weeks of being pregnant with baby A!!  We are considering names that start with an "A" for baby girl. There are only two names at this point we've agreed on that we like.  What "A" names do you like for a girl? 21 Weeks Pregnant Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby now weighs about three-quarters of a pound and is approximately 10 1/2 inches long — about the size of a carrot. You may soon feel like she's … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 20 Weeks and Half Way There!

Can you believe I am at the half way point!? 20 weeks already!? It has gone by incredibly fast!! I am trying to enjoy every moment of this pregnancy but it's been difficult lately with my moods! LOL HALF WAY there!!! Half way to meeting our baby girl! Wow. It's going to be amazing! Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby weighs about 10 1/2 ounces now. He's also around 6 1/2 inches long from head to bottom and about 10 inches … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 19 Weeks and Some Pregnancy Challenges

Last week I had some exciting things to share. This week I have some pregnancy challenges to share. Pregnancy has its' ups and downs, right? I'm ready for this week to be good after last week and I'm hoping I don't have to constantly worry about whether or not what I eat is going to bother me later. Baby's Size This Week: (from BabyCenter.com) Your baby's sensory development is exploding! Her brain is designating specialized areas for smell, … [Read more...]

Pregnancy Journal – 18 Weeks and We Know Baby’s Gender

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There are a few exciting things this week!!  First, we know baby's gender!! If you've not checked out my post on our 4D ultrasound at Baby on Board, please do so! These amazing ladies were able to tell us baby's gender and allowed us to see our precious little one! Second big news: Do you all remember the Tuesday's Tastes on Second Base features I used to do with Courtney at Joy of Momma Joyner? Well.....Courtney is expecting again and I am so … [Read more...]