Monday, October 3, 2011

6 weeks


How far along? 6 weeks
Trimester: 1
Days to Go: 238
Baby size: .25 inches, the size of a small pea or a lentil
Baby weight: less than .04oz
Total weight gain: 2-4 pounds
Maternity clothes? no, luckily I've got such a range of clothing from my weight gain/loss, I've got options!
Stretch marks? no 
Sleep: good!
Best moment this week: Meeting our midwife, Carol, and deciding to have a home birth!
Have you told family and friends: close ones!
Miss anything? bubbly drinks!
Movement: no
Food cravings: none really
Anything making you queasy or sick:  I feel good during the day, but nauseous by dinner time.  And we have to eat way earlier than we usually do or I'll gag!
Have you started to show yet: Definitely getting a little pudgy around the middle
Gender prediction: no idea!
Labor Signs: no
Belly Button in or out? in   
Wedding rings on or off? on
Happy or Moody most of the time:  I say happy, but you might ask my husband! lol 
Weekly Wisdom: rest as much as possible and don't feel guilty about it! Accept help!
Current Reads: Birth Without Fear!
Looking forward to: TELLING PEOPLE!  Keeping secrets is hard!
On the "Honey Do" list: gain as much knowledge as possible!  Being nervous is just the fear of the unknown, so the best way to relieve anxiety about labor and birth is to be as knowledgeable as possible!!!

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