Here are this week's pictures! Maybe starting to show this week?? This week baby is about the size of a Peach!
Here are this weeks picture updates! This week, baby is about the length of a Kiwi!
Here are my week 12 pics! Baby is about the size of a Plumb this week!
Here are our week 11 pics! Baby is about the size of a Fig!
I woke up with so much energy today (week 11 day 5)! Now, I know that half of that was due to the fact that our first appointment was this afternoon, and the anticipation was killing me. I got to the gym before work (which really hasn’t happened…well at all recently), ran 2.5 miles (!!!!) … Continue reading My First Appointment (12 weeks)
So naturally, something that I wondered about as soon as we had that first Doppler ultrasound read on the baby’s heartbeat was, how fast should my baby’s heart actually be beating? Here’s some research on what’s “normal!” This is a great image to depict your baby’s heart growth through gestation. Baby’s heart starts beating consistently … Continue reading Fetal Heart Rate (week by week)
Here we are 10 weeks in! Baby is about the size of a Date this week!
Baby’s heart finishes dividing into four chambers this week, and this is usually the first week that you can hear baby’s heart on a Doppler. Baby’s tail is finally gone and although his or her eyes are fully formed, eyelids remain shut until about week 27. Webbing is beginning to disappear between baby’s toes and … Continue reading Week 9
Baby’s hands and feet are developing webbed fingers and toes this week. Brain activity also begins this week! Lungs, ears, eyes, the upper lip and the nose begin to take shape as well. Round ligament pain may begin for mom this week due to increased weight in the uterus. This pain may present as sharp, … Continue reading Week 8
Naturally I worry about a lot of different things that can happen during pregnancy. Here’s a list of the most common “complications.” This list is definitely not all-inclusive, and I will be posting a separate post on preeclampsia and miscarriages later this month, so stay tuned for more details! High Blood Pressure or Hypertension Definition/Background … Continue reading Common Momma Complications