My sweet little Gabby-weez is teething – no teeth yet but definitely bumps – and she is not a happy lady. But she is a movin’ and groovin’ lady – Gabby has perfected the ‘army crawl’ and it’s the cutest thing!! It’s hard for Gavin though; now he needs to remember to keep his small toys off the floor which is a big change from the past couple of years.
How far along: 27 weeks 3 days
Weight gain: +10 pounds
Any new maternity clothes: I did get a shirt recently at Target.[love that store]
Any new baby purchases: bibs & clothes (on clearance!) & monthly onezie stickers from pickystick.com
Sleep: I have good nights and bad nights.. last night was definitely bad, hopefully tonight will be better..
Best moment of the week: buying the kids ‘big brother’ ‘big sister’ ‘little brother’ shirts!! our double stroller arriving; AND picking a name for our little man.. BUUUTT it’s a secret.. hopefully I can hold it in until Mr. Gum Drop arrives!! I am super super super super super super super super super super excited about his name – it took us a while, several discussions and strolls through the baby name book but we finally have it! (as long as he arrives looking like a “*” and not something else we will be fine!) We are keeping the name a surprise because we’ve never done that before – we’ve knew the gender and shared Gav & Gabby’s names before they were born so this is something a little different!
Stretch marks: just my old ones; I sure hope it stays that way!
Food cravings: Gap Diner, still.
Gender: sweet baby boy!
Labor signs: holy cow these braxton hicks contractions are driving me crazy.. they’ve been real bad the past 2 days.. I guess I should just get use to them.
Belly button in or out: I’d say it’s flat; but it does pop out depending on how I’m sitting or how much I have eaten!
What I miss: today I really missed being able to get in and out of my car with ease.. ah, the little things!
What I'm looking forward to: our DR visit on Friday - hopefully learning I do not have gestational diabetes; our ultrasound on Friday after my nasty glucose drink; picking up the crib my friend Lindsay and her hubbs are giving us!!
Weekly wisdom: drink lots of water.. that’s all I got..
Milestones: This week, your baby weighs almost 2 pounds, like a head of cauliflower, and is about 14 1/2 inches long with her legs extended. She's sleeping and waking at regular intervals, opening and closing her eyes, and perhaps even sucking her fingers. With more brain tissue developing, your baby's brain is very active now. While her lungs are still immature, they would be capable of functioning — with a lot of medical help — if she were to be born now. Chalk up any tiny rhythmic movements you may be feeling to a case of baby hiccups, which may be common from now on. Each episode usually lasts only a few moments, and they don't bother her, so just relax and enjoy the tickle.