Myelin, a protective coating of baby’s nerves that also helps them communicate is developing. This process will continue until baby is one year old. About 6ish inches long from crown to rump. Dragon fruit! Not too much new with baby this week. Everything continues to mature. Eyes are light-sensitive but still sealed. Bones in the… Continue reading 18 Weeks Pregnant
Baby is 5-5.5inches long (small sweet potato baby!) Heartbeat is now regulated by the brain (no longer erratic). It is pumping almost a litre of blood through baby’s little body. Umbilical cord is growing more robust. Baby is starting to produce meconium secretions in his bowels. This is the digested amniotic fluid, lanugo, and epithelial… Continue reading 17 Weeks Pregnant
Avocado baby! Those light-sensitive eyes from last week? They’re moving from side to side now. When, exactly, will Baby be able to hear? The answer is a little vague. However, those little bones in the ears are in place and hardening so he could be starting to hear sounds now. Those ears have also begun… Continue reading 16 Weeks Pregnant
We had a plan in place. I didn’t want to find out the gender at work, I wanted to find out at home. Truly, I couldn’t have cared less which it was, but I had been SURE since about week 6 that it was a boy. (No, there was no good reason for knowing, I… Continue reading It’s a BOY!
25 weeks (only?) to go! Baby is the the size of a pear and the weight of a egg. Although this little guys eyes are still tightly closed, baby can start to sense light. The little eyes are also migrating from the sides of the head (there’s our fish background again) to their final positions… Continue reading 15 Weeks Pregnant
Oh my goodness… I can’t believe I have been pregnant for 100 days. *Only* 180 to go!