How far along? 17 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: -2 lbs
Maternity clothes? Yes
Stretch marks? nope
Best moment this week: Our trip to the zoo yesterday!
Movement: Yes! I love it!
Food cravings: peanut butter & jelly sandwiches
Gender: Not sure.
Labor Signs: nope
Belly Button in or out? still in
What I miss: having control over my emotions
What I am looking forward to: My ultrasound next Friday!
“Your baby’s skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone, and the umbilical cord — her lifeline to the placenta — is growing stronger and thicker. Your baby weighs 5 ounces now (about as much as a turnip), and she’s around 5 inches long from head to bottom. She can move her joints, and her sweat glands are starting to develop.” – babycenter.com
“Baby’s skeleton is hardening, changing from rubbery cartilage to bone, and fat is finally accumulating around it. The umbilical cord is getting thicker and stronger, and those little fingers and toes are now topped by one-of-a-kind prints.” – thebump.com