Friday, November 2, 2012

The Scoop on Jujube - 12 Weeks

How far along? 12 weeks - The most dramatic development this week: reflexes. Your baby's fingers will soon begin to open and close, his toes will curl, his eye muscles will clench, and his mouth will make sucking movements. In fact, if you prod your abdomen, your baby will squirm in response, although you won't be able to feel it. His intestines, which have grown so fast that they protrude into the umbilical cord, will start to move into his abdominal cavity about now, and his kidneys will begin excreting urine into his bladder.
Meanwhile, nerve cells are multiplying rapidly, and in your baby's brain, synapses are forming furiously. His face looks unquestionably human: His eyes have moved from the sides to the front of his head, and his ears are right where they should be. From crown to rump, your baby-to-be is just over 2 inches long (about the size of a lime) and weighs half an ounce.

Total weight gain/loss? I'm up around 5 lbs right now

Upcoming Appointments? Had my NT Scan today. OB appointment in 2 weeks.

Are you in Maternity clothes? Nah - I still fit in mine!

How are you sleeping? Awesome actually! Counting my blessings on that one

Pregnancy symptoms? Still a little nausea here and there. Starting to get some aches and pains and heartburn. The fatigue thank goodness has finally lifted! Oh and I'm bitchy!

Weekly BOOO HOOOO? My raise at work wasn't nearly what I thought it would be. At least I got a raise though - right?

Weekly WHOO HOOO? This -

Jujube is measuring 12 weeks exactly. Jellybean and Joey were both there for the scan. Heartbeat was 166 bpm. Jujube had the hiccups during the scan - so cute! Also my profit sharing check from work will cover a huge chunk of my deductible. Usually use that for Christmas presents but oh well!

2 weeks til the second trimester. 26 weeks to my c-section. It seems to be flying and crawling by all at once!

1 comment:

Natalie said...

Awww so glad everything is going well!


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