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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

baby bump: week 17


how far along: 17 weeks

baby size: a turnip! 5 inches long & 5 ounces

total weight gain / loss: 0; pretty much have stayed the same!

maternity clothes: i'm loving my maternity jeans from gap.
i got these & these.
other than that, i've been sticking to pre-pregnancy clothes. :)

stretch marks: no. did you know these are hereditary?
no amount of creams / lotions / oils can stop 'em from happening!

sleep: i've had a really hard time sleeping! :(
i'm naturally a tummy-sleeper, so getting used to sleeping on my side is a challenge.
i bought a body pillow, but it doesn't really help that much.
any tips / suggestions?

best moment this week: i felt cupcake move quite a few times!
i can't wait until hubs can feel baby dowling, too!

miss anything? i miss coffee... a lot. at school, i just stare longingly at the people enjoying their coffee...
they probably think i'm crazy.

movement: yes! right after dinner / before bedtime, cupcake likes to get wiggly!

food cravings: anything vinegar-y, frozen yogurt, apples, annnddd... i really want a hamburger right now.

have you started to show yet? there's definitely some tummy growth happening,
but it's still at that awkward stage where you just kinda look pudgy, not pregnant.
i hide it with flowy shirts & long scarves.

gender: we {hope to!} find out on february 3rd, as long as cupcake cooperates.
i really feel like it's a boy, though.
hey, it's a 50/50 chance!

labor signs: no

belly button in or out? i'm still an innie!

wedding rings on or off? on.

happy or moody most of the time: happy, but i've definitely had my moody moments this week.
...sorry hubs.

looking forward to: my doctor's appointment on february 3rd & getting to see my little cupcake!
my baby bump starting to look more like a baby bump & less like i had a few too many.
being able to start on the nursery.

until next time,
dowlings out!

3 comments:

  1. Kristin, this is so exciting and you look beautiful and all aglow!!

    Your new blog design looks fabulous too! Love it.
    xoxL.

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  2. Kristin, Congrats. Really great to hear things are going well. Ps I love the new look of the site.

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  3. You look very pretty! Congrats again on the big news!

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