Head of cabbage
About 15.7 inches, almost 3 lbs
Baby Changes (Source: BabyCenter.com.)
His eyesight continues to develop, though it's not very keen; even after he's born, he'll keep his eyes closed for a good part of the day. When he does open them, he'll respond to changes in light but will have 20/400 vision (which we learned last night means when I cradle him, he can see to my face - God is so smart!).
Best Moment this Week
We started childbirth classes last night. I think we're really going to enjoy them, though it's going to be a bit overwhelming to have them twice a week for four weeks (then once a week for four more weeks). But I was so impressed by Josh (& I think everyone else there was too!). He asked questions & participated in the exercises we do, even though he looked silly (like everyone did). He really is the best, most supportive husband!
BOY! Elliot James.
No change in movement lately. I can't figure out which position he's in, but at this point it will be easier for the midwives to be able to tell at my appointments, since he's getting bigger.
This week's fruits: watermelon, peaches, bananas, apples, pears. I have still been pretty thirsty so I'm trying to drink as much water/Crystal Light as possible.
I'm having a little trouble falling asleep some nights, but I'm still sleeping pretty well. Still super tired tho.
What I am looking forward to
My shower is Saturday! We have friends coming in that we haven't seen in a while, so it will be fun to catch up with them. I am so thankful for my friends who are so wonderful to put time & effort until throwing my shower!
Nausea, exhaustion, loose hips, back pain, getting swollen fingers pretty much daily (IT'S SO HOT!).