18 Weeks | Baby Sweets

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Cheating, as it was taken yesterday, but close enough: #18weeks. #pregnancy #pregnant #baby3 #babybump
Catch up post!

How far along: 18 weeks. [18 with Ezra18 with Isaac] 

How big is baby: A sweet potato at 5 1/2 inches. My sweet baby's skeleton is hardening, changing from rubbery cartilage to bone, and fat is finally accumulating around it. The umbilical cord is getting thicker and stronger, and those little fingers and toes are now topped by one-of-a-kind prints from waving around through the amniotic fluid.

Weight gain/loss: After a two days of emotional eating, I managed to get myself back on track. When eating paleo, cheats just end up not being worth it, as it clogs up your whole body and drains your energy. So I'm up to a total 3 lb weight gain.

Stretch marks: After two pregnancies, I somehow still don't have any. 

Sleep: Whooooa boy! Pregnancy dreams are in effect. 

Movement: Almost daily flutters, but still nothing certain or more frequent.

What I'm loving: Being pregnant.

Symptoms: Emotional, irritable, tired. 


Kelly Bartlett said...

So excited for you! I have major baby fever today.... so many adorable pregnant mamas and precious newborn babies... yikes. ;-)

Daleen said...

You look so good! I am 21 weeks now, and I feel you about the pregnancy dreams lol

Molly said...

Loving the updates. Keep them coming. So excited to find out the gender of this sweet baby!

Sarah said...

You look adorable! Can't wait to hear about the gender reveal!

Jen said...

I saw you and your boys shopping last week at Rosedale. I almost said hi, but I thought it might be weriod.

Jeannie said...

6 more days!! I'm dying to hear :) You look fabulous Leah! Just glowing :)

Jen said...

It was in JcPenney's and I think you guys might have been going to the parking lot. I was working there that night. Shopping with both of my boys totally stresses me out!

Megan said...

Can't wait to hear the gender... I might be more excited than you. Ok, probably not.

DianeTaylor said...

Hi Leah - just wanted to wish you and Tony and your sweet boys a wonderful Thanksgiving :) I am trying to fill my day with good things but when I truly let myself think about my first Thanksigivng without Jonathan, I find it hard to breathe! But I am thankful for so many things in my life - before every blessing comes a storm, right?

Much love to you dear friend,



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