Friday, August 27, 2010

Week 32

Large jicama (what on earth?) (weight)

About 16.7 inches, 3.75 lbs (although an ultrasound this week showed him to be closer to 4.5 lbs)

Baby Changes (Source:
He'll gain a third to half of his birth weight over the next 7 weeks. He now has toenails, fingernails, & real hair (which we also saw on the ultrasound).

Best Moment this Week
We received our car seat in the mail yesterday that was bought by our wonderful bff's Zac & Cara. We were so touched to get such a gift from them! Zac has always been one of the most selfless, giving people we have ever known, & Cara fits him so well & we are so excited they're getting married & thankful for their friendship! (Not to mention the car seat is ADORABLE!! We hadn't seen it in person yet, but I love it!)

BOY! Elliot James.

I'm not 100% sure on Elliot's position today, but during the past couple of days he has been moving around a lot, often ending up transverse across my belly then making his way back to head-up. But I'm encouraged that he's still moving around so much, so he's not just deciding to get stuck breech. Still praying for a flip & stick! :-)

Food Craving
This week's fruits: peaches, strawberries, honeydew melon, apples, grapefruit.

Still SO tired. I am getting sleepy earlier & earlier during the evenings lately. I'm sleeping fairly well still, altho his movements during the night are becoming more noticeable so I wonder when he'll start to keep me up.

What I am looking forward to
I'm getting ready for Elliot to actually be here. I don't even feel like finishing up all the organizing & preparing (not so much nesting going on). But he can stay in there a few more weeks, I'm okay with that.

A little nausea, super tired, lower back pain, swelling, way thirsty all the time.


Whitney said...

Ahhh... I hope Elliot stays out of the 9 lb club for you!!! It's not bad, but it's nicer if the first is more like 8.5; paves the way for the big ones later on. :)
I can't wait to see him either... and seriously, what is a jicama? I might have to google it now...

The Roberts' said...

I saw a conversation on BabyCenter about everyones' babys' weights at this point of growth, & it seemed like Elliot was actually average. I'm not too worried!