Tuesday, March 22, 2016

11 Weeks

 Week 11 Complete
How far along? 11 weeks and 1 day!
Baby is the size of: A poker chip, a brussel sprout, or a large lime! 47.70 mm's long
What did the baby develop: All the little fingers and toes are losing their webbing, everything is developed and now is just growing, starting to move and develop coordination by learn things like sucking their thumb. At this point the placenta is taking control of the hormone production, so the sickness feeling will go away!
Gender: Unknown to us.
How many:1 little squishy
Showing a bump: Still not really, but after dinner, you can definitely tell I am full more then normal. My food is clearly not going to the same place it was before.
Maternity clothes: Nope. There are some of my pants that I have put away because they are too uncomfortable though.
Stretch marks: Nope.
Sleep: Still sleeping really well and napping at times too.
Movement: Only on the ultrasound screen!
Best moment this week: Meeting with Neva, our midwife. Simply knowing who we are using to walk through this journey with us is a relief!
Miss anything:I am getting back into the swing of normal life. I am still more tired then normal, but being up and about has made a world of difference in feeling pretty good all day long.
Medical Help:Still doing the estrodial pills 4 times a day and the progesterone shot 1 time a day.
Emotionally Feeling: Up beat. Finding the balance between allowing myself to rest and yet still being some what productive.
Belly button in or out: In
Food cravings: Nope.
Anything making you queasy or sick: Smells still turn my stomach. Also brushing my teeth can make me gag.
Symptoms/Side effects: I hiccup/burp often. Not being able to eat normal size meals is weird. I still eat snacks constantly though. There are random pains, zero energy, not losing any hair, already feeling a few of the effects of relaxin in my ligaments and tendons.
Wedding ring off or on: On
Happy or Moody most of the time: Happy
Looking forward to: Our last ultrasound with Dr Murrain next week! It is a bitter sweet time of "graduating" from the Gyft Clinic and yet leaving these people that have walked our journey for the last 2 years with us.
Things they don't tell you about pregnancy: For me it was nothing major, but you I just kinda feel off all the time. There is no way to describe that to people.
These are the sweetest little booties from a friend who has walked this road with us from the start.  You guys are my village! Thank you for walking with me! Thank you Alisha!
These are awesome! The first one you see baby from top to bottom. This second one shows the head, some fingers up by the mouth, and then you can see the little legs crossed on the top right. So great! 
The size of this little peanuts hand!
And here I am. Still not really showing. 
Hello my sweet village! I am continually amazed at all of you people who surround us and love us. We are just so thankful for you! Seriously. From the bottom of our hearts we love you and can't wait for so many of you to meet this little nugget in 29 short weeks :)

Not for the weekly appointment report. Little squishy is 47.70 mm long which is measuring at 11 weeks and 4 days. The sac is measuring at 52.32 mm which is right for 11 weeks and 0 days.

The heart beat is 174.62 beats per minute.

The clot is down to 15.75 mm, but we can clearly see where it has clotted and turned completely back to a part of the uterus. So great!

Everything looks great according to the ultrasound and the appointment. Honestly this has been a pretty great week in regards to feeling good. And the best part was meeting with the midwife and knowing we have someone who is going to walk this journey with us! So excited!

1 comment:

  1. Sending you guys so much love sweet friend! So thankful to be a part of your village.