Monday, January 23, 2012

Baby Barrett 22 Weeks

How Far Along: 22 Weeks

Size of the baby: Baby Barrett is now the size of a papaya, approx..8 inches long & approx 1.2lbs.

Total Weight Gain/loss: I have gained 6lbs (as of my last doctors appointment, I don't really want to get on the scale at home) and as you can see from the picture there is definitely a little bump there now =)  It is growing everyday.  I swear when I wake up the morning it has grown overnight.

Maternity Clothes:  I can still wear some of my longer shirts, but all of my pants are now maternity or stretchy yoga pants.  I am still totally in LOVE with leggings and sweaters. 

Gender: SURPRISE!! We are not going to find out till Baby Barrett arrives in May!  We have lots of guessing going on in the family, right now we are pretty split.

Movement: Definitely have been feeling movement.  Baby B is moving all day long now.  It is such an amazing feeling to feel baby flipping and kicking all day long.  My mom & sister were able to feel Baby B move yesterday which was so fun to share.

Sleep: Sleeping okay.  I am really not normally a side sleeper.  I have always slept on my stomach so I am still trying hard to get used to my new sleeping position.  I am thinking I may need to invest in a body pillow.

What I miss: Not having smells literally have me running for the bathroom.

Cravings: Ummm... Let's see this week I have had a major sweet tooth.  Ice cream and hot chocolate in particular =)

Symptoms: Nothing new this week.  I have been able to keep the heartburn under control with TUMS as needed.  A friend recently introduced me to the smoothie flavored TUMS and they are much better than the traditional chalky version.  Although my husband and I were lucky enough to catch the stomach flu this week which was a lovely added bonus.

Best moment this week: Laying on the couch with hubs feeling the baby move and hearing hubs say "I love our baby so much!"  I about cried right then and there.


Kelly said...

So sweet! Love watching your progress and love you!

Leslee said...

So funny to see one of the dogs in your pictures! LOL!!!