Baby’s about 5 ounces this week but starting to feel more like 5 pounds! Man oh man after I eat a meal the tummy grows! This week we have evolved into a turnip (which I had to Google because I couldn’t picture how big that was or what it looked like… I need to cook more). The little thang measures about 5″ from top to bottom.
Baby’s skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone, and the umbilical cord — the lifeline to the placenta — is growing stronger and thicker. He/she can move the joints, and the sweat glands are starting to develop.
I feel pretty good this week. I do think I need more rest because after my sales meeting Saturday I took a 2 hour nap when usually I am so energized I could climb a mountain! Everyone keeps telling me I should feel the baby any day now so I keep trying to make time to focus on that. I don’t know exactly what I am trying to feel here, I think I get my heart beat and gas mixed up as potential baby kicks….. Hopefully soon I will know for sure my baby is in there.