Sunday, February 6, 2011

Let's Check In On Mah Fetus, Shall We?

Today I am 12 weeks pregnant. This pregnancy is so different than last time. I have been sick almost the entire time with morning all day sickness. It has been rough, especially while trying to keep up with a toddler. But hopefully, with only a week left in the first trimester, I will be feeling better soon. Please dear Lord let me feel better soon. 


Weight gain: NONE! This thrills me. By 12 weeks pregnant with Beatrice, I had already gained 10lbs. Things are looking up for this pregnancy already. Except for being sick. But at least I'm still skinny!!!!!
Stretch marks: NONE! I never really got any with Beatrice so I don't expect to get any this time around either.
Movement: I could have sworn I have felt those flutters all weeks but I'm pretty sure it's just gas. Pregnancy does weird things to your digestive track. Just sayin'.
Cravings: To not be nauseated every moment of the day. That's all.
Sleep: Pretty darn good, when I can. Insomnia plagues me a few nights a week, but otherwise I sleep like a baby, with a baby in mah belly.
Best moment this week: Hearing the heartbeat. I love that sweet lub-dub.
Gender: I keep having girl dreams but I think it's only because I want another girl so badly. Methinks it's a boy....
Labor signs: Nope.
Belly button situation: In and all normal and cute still. Just wait.
What I miss: Feeling like a functioning human being.
What I am looking forward to: Seeing the little babe on the ultrasound tomorrow for the NT scan. And praying for a good report!
Weekly wisdom: I really try not to complain too much about my overall misery because I realize that conceiving and carrying a child is a gift and blessing from God.
Milestones: The baby is fully formed now and looks less amphibian and more human. Yay human baby!

And now for a belly picture. Don't mind my pajama pants/turtle neck sweater combo. It's kind of my trademark to wear my shirt from the day to bed with comfy PJs. I'm aware that it's not normal and I'm totally okay with it. You should probably get used to it now. You'll be seeing many similar ensembles in the weeks to come.

It's a tiny little baby bump. Actually if I hadn't gained any weight whatsoever, I would be inclined to think that it was a food baby. But alas, I do believe that's my uterus poking through my former flat, rock hard abs. So that's what's been going down this week. I've just been growing humans. What have you guys been up to?


  1. i actually do that exact same thing with my shirt and pajama pants. =D

  2. yah! cute little bump! i'm growing a human times! oh, and i totally do the same thing--wear my top from the day with pj pants to bed. sometimes i'm even guilty of keeping the same shirt on to wear the next day! lol

  3. Awww, love the bump! I felt movement as early as 12 weeks with my 2nd. ;) Best part of the whole thing!

  4. It's a boy. My thought. I'm usually right too...I mean, not seeing you in person...but It looks low, and it looks very perky in the front, still early, but that's my call. I still get 6 weeks or so to change it. Keep the pix coming! Get Well Soon Ma'am!