As you can see I have definitely started to put on that initial weight through the first Trimester. I dont know exactly how much I have gone up, but I am pretty sure it is more than the recommended 5 lbs! lol Oh well, I can lose it later. I need to get back into walking so that I can keep some of the excess off as much as possible to make it easier after the baby comes!
As I begin my second trimester this week, I can finally look in the mirror and see my tummy growing; it actually feels a bit more real to me. Here is what Griblet is up to:
-He/She should weigh between approximately 13 and 20 grams (1/2 and 3/4 ounce) and is approximately 2 1/2 to 3 inches long.
-This week marks the end of the embryonic period. Most of the vital systems are developed now, and baby starts really growing, at times, growing as much as an inch this week.
-He/She can smile and his/her vocal cords are quickly developing, too. He/she looks more and more human as his/her eyes move closer together and the ears are beginning to move to what will be their normal positions.
Thanks to Tisha and Emily I have LOTS of really cute maternity clothes that I have already started wearing. I can still fit into my jeans and shorts but they are definitly getting snug (maybe from all of my excess eating, which never seems to surprise me how much it takes to fill me up!). I love wearing the a-line shirts now though! You can hide a multitude of sins with those! lol