I thought it would be fun to compare my belly through all of my pregnancies in one collage of sorts. :) The numbers in parenthesis next to the kids’ names is how old I was (or will be) at the time of delivery. Continue reading
Here are my bi-weekly belly pictures. Some have been flipped horizontally because I forgot which way to face when the picture was taken… oops.
4 Weeks… and glowing!
Waistline 28″, Weight 108 pounds
6 Weeks… and sick.
8 Weeks… and really sick.
Waistline 31″, Weight 109 pounds
10 weeks (+1 day)
12 weeks (+2 days)
Waistline 33″, Weight 111 pounds
Waistline 35″, Weight 112 pounds
Waistline still 35″, Weight 113 pounds
Waistline 36″, Weight 119 pounds
22 weeks 1 day
Waistline 37″, Weight 120 pounds
24 weeks 2 days
Waistline 39″, Weight 126 pounds
Waistline 40″, Weight 128.5 pounds
28 weeks 1 day
Waistline ??”, Weight 129 pounds
Waistline ??, Weight 132 pounds
We are 30 weeks today. It feels like I’ve been pregnant forever, but it also feels like time is going by quickly… if it’s possible to feel both of those at once.
I’ve been having low back pain and period-like cramps, so I called my OB and they had me in for an FFN. It’s a test that gives you a positive or negative result — a positive means you are likely to deliver in the next two weeks and a negative means you are not likely to deliver in the next two weeks. Continue reading
Last night was our baby shower that our friend Lindsay put together for us. It was so nice, and we had a really great time. Lindsay made appetizers and desserts, we had roses on the table, tea lights, wine (not for me, of course!) and just a really nice “adult” atmosphere. Calista donned her birthday dress and was a perfect little lady. Continue reading
I was looking at my belly pictures from when I was pregnant with Calista, trying to see which was most comparable to where I’m at now. It seems that my 36 week belly with Lulu is the closest comparison. Continue reading
Today I am 26 weeks. The survival rate of a baby born at 26-27 weeks gestation is ~84%. Every week those numbers go up and every week we are just a little closer.
It’s been a rough day, though. Continue reading