Monday, March 30, 2009

6 weeks

Tomorrow I will be 6 weeks pregnant! That statement sounds absurd to me.

This is what has to say about the baby's development at 6 weeks.

"This week's major developments: The nose, mouth, and ears that you'll spend so much time kissing in eight months are beginning to take shape. If you could see into your uterus, you'd find an oversize head and dark spots where your baby's eyes and nostrils are starting to form. His emerging ears are marked by small depressions on the sides of the head, and his arms and legs by protruding buds. His heart is beating about 100 to 160 times a minute — almost twice as fast as yours — and blood is beginning to course through his body. His intestines are developing, and the bud of tissue that will give rise to his lungs has appeared. His pituitary gland is forming, as are the rest of his brain, muscles, and bones. Right now, your baby is a quarter of an inch long, about the size of a lentil bean."

How far along? 5 weeks 6 days

Total weight gain/loss:

Maternity clothes? nope

Stretch marks? not yet, thankfully

Sleep: What's that?

Best moment this week: Telling Steven's parents

Movement: none

Food cravings: corn

Gender: no idea

Labor Signs: nope

Belly Button in or out? still in

What I miss: sleeping at night

What I am looking forward to: having a bump instead of bloat

Weekly Wisdom: Don't try to travel during your peak morning sickness time if you also suffer from car sickness.

Milestones: I cooked dinner last night. :-)

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