How big is Baby Button-Nose this week?
Baby BN is nearly as big as a bell pepper and weighs 190g. (Length: 14.2cm, head to bottom.)
This week I’ve had my first experience of acid reflux in this pregnancy. It’s something I only seem to get whilst pregnant, in fact, I think the last time I had heartburn was when I was pregnant with Jasmine! Fortunately, it didn’t last too long but I suspect I’ll probably start getting it a lot more over the next few weeks/months.
Other than that, I’m still getting lower back pain on the days when I’m most active (i.e walked lots or cleaned the house.)
My boobs are still sore and tender – I don’t remember them hurting for this long in my last pregnancy. But it feels like they’re probably going to be sore the whole way through this one!
At the moment, I’m still wearing non-maternity clothes but as the days go on I’m noticing that it’s getting increasingly hard for me to do up buttons etc. Everything is starting to feel a bit snug now. I think I’m going to have to send Stephen up to the loft to dig out my maternity clothes.
Those little baby kicks I’ve been feeling are growing ever stronger and I feel Button Nose moving around several times throughout the day.
A very mixed week again this week. I feel like I’ve been experiencing a roller coaster of emotions. One day I’m happy and content, the next I’m in despair and feel incredibly tearful. I’ve also felt quite moody and snappy at times but I think that was due to having a tiring weekend with lots of travelling and late nights.
Highlight of the week:
Pregnancy highlight – This week I’ve started to be able to actually see little baby kicks from the outside! And if I place my hand where I can feel baby kicking (still very low down), I can feel the kicks on my palm as well as from the inside.
Non-pregnancy highlight – I went to Britmums Live at the weekend (my second time going to this event) and although I was still really anxious about going, I had a great day. Caught up with some of my lovely bloggy friends, made some new ones and enjoyed the sessions I went to.
Ice cream. (I can normally take or leave ice cream but this week I’ve actually craved it!)
Still avoiding eggs.
Things I’m missing:
Wearing clothes that fit me properly! ;)
I fall asleep very quickly at night and tend to sleep quite deeply too. I haven’t been waking up in the night to go to the loo this week (but I am absolutely busting come the morning!). I do still feel tired during the daytime though, regardless of how well I sleep at night.
Pregnancy/baby related purchases:
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