June 24, 2015

12 weeks // 3 months

12 WEEKS
(Blurry picture this week- blame it on Larry)

How far along? 12  weeks + 2 days

Baby is the size of a: Plum or lime

Total weight gain: Down 2-3 lbs from my starting weight 

Maternity clothes? Wore my new maternity shorts and some red maternity pants that my mom got me from the Goodwill last week. 

Sleep: Going down hill. My back is starting to hurt in my sleep. Thinking about ordering the Snoogle pillow soon.

Best moment this week: Seeing baby on the ultrasound!

Miss Anything? My energy and the ability to actually get things done. 

Cravings: None lately. 

Symptoms: Oh my goodness, I have been good for nothin' this week up until today.  I've been feeling nauseated and super tired in the evenings. 

Looking forward to: The second trimester!!




Tuesday I had my first appointment with my OB-GYN and it went great! I wasn't sure if I'd get an ultrasound since I had one at 8 weeks, but I did! Right when we started the ultrasound, baby started flailing his/her arms up and down. It was the coolest thing ever! Larry and I couldn't believe baby could move so much already. I read that even though I couldn't feel it, baby was beginning to move, but I guess I didn't expect him/her to move that much! I think he/she is going to be a dancer like mama!

The doctor said that everything looks great and baby is measuring right on track. He sees no chance of a high risk pregnancy, which is such a relief. I'm so excited to watch and feel baby grow. At the next ultrasound in 2 months we will be able to determine baby's gender! What do you think baby Wallace is??

8 comments:

  1. Totally get a snoogle! It'll really help.

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  2. So exciting!!! It was incredible to me how much the baby was moving at our 20week ultrasonic be and I wasn't feels it anything yet. And yeah, get the snoogle! I actually got the mini and loved it. I thought the big one would take up too much bed space!

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  3. Yay, I bet you'll start feeling better soon.

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  4. hehe that's so fun!! :) I don't know if I would want to find out the sex of the baby or not. I like the idea of a surprise. But nurseries and showers are a lot easier when you know! :) XO -Alexandra

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  5. aww, the tiniest little bump. I am wearing this same dress in gray today :)

    Glad to hear you are feeling ok, and so glad you were able to see the little one in an ultrasound! How very exciting.

    ♥ perfectly Priya

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  6. Yay! This is so awesome!! Cutest mama ever!
    ~Sara

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  7. I'm SO glad pregnancy is treating you well so far! Are you having any morning sickness? That's what I'm afraid of! So cool you got to see your little boy (and yes, I think you're having a boy. Placing my bet!)

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  8. I'm glad the baby is on track. When you feel like crap, knowing that the baby is okay makes it much more bearable, right? Also, I get really terrible back pain. (It's worse now that she's REALLY growing.) However, I have gotten relief from a few things that might work for you since we're both on the smaller side. One, the Snoogle is worth every penny. Two, I still put a pillow between my legs. Now that my belly is bigger, I also need a wedge pillow (Jeff got one at Babies R Us.) My side of the bed has turned into a jungle gym. The acupuncturist and chiropractor also help with the back pain. I have to see each one at least once a week. The chiropractor gave me two helpful stretches that really help, too.

    I hope your nausea goes away! Those preggie drops (got 'em on Amazon) were the only things that helped me, and they taste pretty delicious, too :) (Ginger actually made me feel like hurling, so it didn't help me like it helps most people.)

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