Week 17: The Week My Belly “Popped”

This week my belly went from “Oh, it just looks like she ate a few too many Krispy Kremes” to “Hello there, belly! Glad you finally made it to the party!”

For some reason, seeing the little baby bump puts a smile on my face! It’s like I know he or she is in there, growing bigger by the day and we’re one day closer to meeting our little bambino.

17 Weeks Pregnant Photo

How far along? 17 weeks

Total weight gain/loss: 6 lbs. gained

Maternity Clothes? I bought the belly band and a pair of maternity skinny jeans

Stretch Marks? No

Best moment this week: feeling Baby V’s movement AND buying some French provincial furniture for the nursery (I plan on using Annie Sloan paint to refinish it!)

Miss Anything? I miss having a back that doesn’t hurt constantly :( Apparently, the doctor says I have sciatica which is not so fun.

Movement: Oh yeah :)

Food Cravings: Not really, just seem to be hungry all the time

Anything making you queasy or sick? Does the prenatal vitamin count? I swear that thing makes me feel sick right after I take it.

Have you started to show yet? I think the title of this post explains it, but yes :)

Gender: Not sure! But we find out Monday.

Labor Signs: None

Belly Button In or Out? In, but it’s not looking its usual self.

Wedding Rings On or Off: On

Happy or Moody most of the time? Happy

Looking forward to: Seeing our little munchkin on the sono Monday and first making sure she/he is healthy and then finding out whether we’re having a boy or a girl!


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