6.24.2015

Bumpdate || Week 20

20w0d

How far along: 20 weeks - halfway there!! 

Due Date: November 7, 2015

Baby is the size of: A banana! About 6.5 inches long from crown to rump and weighing around 10.2 ounces. She has working taste buds and is gulping down several ounces of amniotic fluid each day. 

Symptoms: There was one day last week were I wasn't feeling great. I think it was a mixture of not eating breakfast early enough and the extreme heat we are experiencing right now. I left work early to go home and rest and thankfully felt much better the next day. 

Gender: Our sweet baby GIRL

Name: Charlie Elizabeth

Movement: She's becoming more active during the day, and I absolutely love it! I managed to capture a really faint kick on camera last week, but most of her kicks are still too soft to feel from the outside. I was really hoping she would give Steven a strong kick on Father's Day, but we had no such luck. I'm certain he will be able to feel her any day now.

Nursery: Nothing new to add this week. Hopefully Steven will get the crib put together this week, and we will start filling up the room with furniture after that. I found curtains and a light fixture from Pottery Barn Kids that I really want to purchase. I can't wait to see it all come together! You can see her nursery inspiration here

Maternity Clothes: I went shopping Friday evening and bought another pair of maternity shorts and a few more tops. I'm still on the hunt for a few lightweight maternity dresses to get me through the summer. This Alabama heat is brutal! 

Sleep: I've started waking up in the middle of the night to aching legs, so I'm doing a lot of turning from my left side to my right side. Other than that, I'm still sleeping pretty soundly. 

Best moment this week: Celebrating Father's day with my in-laws over the weekend and then with my parents last night. 

Missing anything: Nothing that I can think of. A glass of wine sounds good, but it's nothing I can't do without for 20(ish) more weeks.

Cravings/Aversions: Fruit is a craving I've been experiencing the past couple of weeks. Baby girl loves watermelon! As far as aversions, I still can't do chicken or hot vegetables.

Mood: Happy with a side of emotional. The crying for no reason is crazy to me. I feel like I have no control over the tears these days! 

Looking forward to: Our next Ultrasound tomorrow morning! I can't wait to see our sweet girl again!

Husband is: ready to feel his baby girl kick! Every time he puts his hand on my stomach she stops moving. Such a stubborn little lady already!

New mommy question: Nothing new this week. 
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7 comments :

  1. yay!!! Halfway!! Only 20 more weeks to go!! Looking gorgeous as always! The leg pain sucks, but mine eventually went away, so hopefully it will for you too!

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  2. I can't believe you are at 20 weeks already!!! I love your dress up there, as always. Hopefully that leg pain will calm down and let you get your sleep. I love that she already has a personality being all stubborn. Poor Steven!

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  3. Wohhooo! Halfway!! I've been having good luck getting light and airy dresses at Old Navy lately (and from the regular section, not maternity). I'm sorry you're having trouble sleeping, I wish I could tell you that gets better....but otherwise looking fab!

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  4. You're killing me with this mama cuteness! I can't believe you're halfway there! Sweet little girl will be here before you know it! I really can't wait to see how your nursery comes together! Where did you get her crib from? I'm debating between a few places and I can't decide!

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  5. Eek another ultrasound! How fun! :) And I have so many videos of kicks on my phone it isn't even funny! Happy halfway, Momma! :)

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  6. It does go by so fast! I can't believe I'm 6 months already. My hubby finally got to feel his first kicks on Sunday, and the look on his face was priceless. They're coming momma I promise!

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  7. I have never seen such a HAPPY pregnant woman. So refreshing. 20 weeks to go! Have a lovely day:)

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