16 Week Pregnancy Update

This week I am 16 weeks along, I don’t really have much of an update other than, no, the morning sickness isn’t gone, but I am certainly getting a bit of a bump on my belly!  Not very noticeable to many people because I don’t like to show it off normally…it mainly looks like I’ve eaten a lot of Mexican food.  But I haven’t.  And I haven’t gained any weight yet.  However, I know it won’t be long until I need to buy a pair of new pants and start tipping the scale upwards.  Right now I am enjoying being somewhat comfortable and fitting into my clothes 🙂

 

It was so surreal hearing the baby’s heartbeat this week.  The fact that there is a tiny human in my belly is still hard to imagine.  Jacob and I are buying our own device so that we can check the heartbeat ourselves and see what our little guy/girl is up to.  At the appointment on Friday, he/she was quite active.  The midwife said that I should start feeling the baby moving within the next 4 weeks.  I certainly haven’t felt anything yet.  If I don’t feel anything by week 20, I’ll need to let them know.

We will be getting a call this week to schedule a date to go to the hospital for the anatomy scan where we’ll find out the gender (hopefully).  I can’t wait to know if it’s a he or she, so I can stop writing and saying “he or she” and “him or her.”

Overall I feel well physically and I have lots more energy than in the first trimester.  Bring Christmas week on.  (I will be working all but one day that week!)

Until next time…

 

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