>> Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – Baby H
How far along: 21 weeks
How big is baby:
According to the Bump, Baby is the size of a pomegranate- 10.5" and 12.7 oz (though it measured 13 oz at my appointment LAST week... giant Humphreys babies FTW).
At 21 weeks:
- As her digestive system preps for the outside world, she's manufacturing meconium -- the tarry black substance you'll find in her first dirty diaper
- If it's a girl, she's already got a lifetime's supply of eggs in her womb -- about six million of them!
Weight gain/loss: Don't know.
Stretch marks/belly button: Same as normal.
Sleep: Still sleeping well! 1-2 pees/night (but this has always been the case for me and my small bladder)
Diet/Cravings/Aversions: No cravings, my only aversion is still hummus. I feel like I might be over that, but I don't want to spend the money on a container (again) to open it and find out I still don't want it (again).
Movement: Yes. Pretty frequently. I have noticed when I have a cup of (half caf) coffee or something sweet, the baby starts moving within 10-15 minutes. At night time when I lay on the sofa and watch TV I definitely notice a lot of movement too.
What I'm loving: We got another box of (wicked cute!) hand me down infant clothes this weekend.. ah so stinkin tiny and cute. Also how productive I was this weekend! I prepped supper for 3 nights so that they can just be baked after work, I diced & froze 15 peppers, made pumpkin doughnuts, made a big pot of soup for lunches, made laundry detergent, breakfast sausages and 2 bottle of chocolate syrup. BOOM.
Symptoms: Nothing. Mayyybe more hungry than normal, but not too bad.
What I'm looking forward to: Meeting the baby, finding out if it is a boy or girl. And my shower! Amanda and I started talking about it this weekend and I got excited about it!
Best moment of the week: We went to Babies R Us on Saturday afternoon to take a look around and ended up doing a registry. It was super overwhelming and stressful, but I was glad I had already researched, so we could just knock the registry out of the way. No way in heck do I want to be going back there again..
How I'm feeling: Good.. normal.. I hate this question (and people ask it in person all.the.time.) because I literally don't feel any different than normal... except that there is a human moving inside of me.