Tuesday, June 4, 2013

26 weeks

How far along? 26 weeks
Total weight gain: 13-14 lbs.
Best moment this week:  Realizing we qualify for a house! Hooray! :)
Miss Anything? Drinking, running, deli sandwiches, seafood and sleeping on my belly.
Movement: she's kickin', jabbin' and movin' around!
Food cravings: See above missed yummies.
Anything making you queasy or sick: High acid foods---acid reflux to the max!
Gender:  Girl!
Fruit/Veggie Size:  A head of Lettuce!

Your baby at 26 weeks
  • Her eyes are forming, and his eyes will soon start to open.
  • And her eyelashes are now grown, too.
  • She's getting her immune system ready for life on the outside by soaking up your antibodies.
  • She's taking breaths, too. They're of amniotic fluid, not air, but it's still good practice.

Labor Signs: Unlikely, but still lots and lots of contractions!  Had an ultrasound today to hopefully get more answers and to rule out preterm labor contractions.  Saw how flexible this little chicka is...already sucking on her toes!
Symptoms: Acid reflux has come in full force and made it's stay for good now. :(  This weekend I was awoken from a dead sleep by the pain of it and had to guzzle some Maylox just to get a bit of relief, then had to sleep sitting up--ugh.  Looks like I'll be taking in more apple cider vinegar, less gluten, less acid, eating much earlier and more almonds! Any other tips to curb this dreaded curse are appreciated!
Wedding rings on or off? On
Mood This Week:   Exhausted.
Looking forward to: Umm, well ya know, there is this thing coming up--not sure if you've heard of it, but its called summer break!! Wooohooo!

1 comment:

  1. Hi I just ran across your blog! Super cute! Congrats on the baby girl :) . I am 23weeks and have had terrible acid problems, they are so painful. My doc put my on prevacid in the morning and zantac at night and it helps A LOT. Maybe ask your doc about it.



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