Our Five Ring Circus: 29 Weeks

Monday, May 23, 2011

29 Weeks

I kicked off my 29th week with an OB appointment this morning! Nugget is growing perfectly, and the heartbeat was strong! I measured exactly at 29 weeks. My doctor decided not to check for dilation today, since I had just had it done (just under 1 cm), and it's not good to do it too frequently unless absolutely necessary. That's fine with me! I got a bit of a lecture on how I need to gain more weight and stay off my feet more, but he's happy with my progress so far.

May 23, 2011

How far along:
29 weeks!

Total Weight Gained:
I gained back 2 1/2 pounds of the weight I lost.

How big is baby? Nugget is just over 15 inches long and weighs 2 1/2 pounds.

How baby is growing: Nugget's muscles and lungs are continuing to mature, and his/her head is growing bigger to make room for the developing brain. babycenter.com

Maternity Clothes: I'm wearing my regular clothes. My regular pants still easily fit, thanks to the fact that I'm carrying so high!

Sleep: I wake up more frequently to pee and flip over.

Best Pregnancy Moment of the Week:
Hearing the heartbeat again this morning. I love it!

: Nugget spends more time moving than sleeping! He/She loves to flip over and stretch. I love feeling the little feet, elbows, bum, and knees sticking out! The baby hiccups are very noticeable now!

Food Cravings: I haven't had any cravings yet.

Food Aversions:
Lemonade, oranges...anything citrus!

Morning Sickness:
Morning sickness is with me 24/7, though it's more tolerable than it used to be. I still take Zofran daily.

It's a surprise!

Morning (all day) sickness, breakouts, strong and frequent Braxton Hicks contractions, and a general feeling of being uncomfortable.

Exercise: I'm allowed to keep up with my daily walk, but that's about it!

What I miss:
Not feeling sick!!!

What I'm looking forward to:
Passing the 30 week mark! That's the point where I went into preterm labor with Dylan, so it's a relief to get past it!

29 Week Picture:

Picture courtesy of Lexie. ;) I'm not crying, it's just my lovely sunburn!



  1. Look at you and that adorable baby bump!!! You look GREAT!!!!

  2. You're belly is such a perfect round shape - you look great!

  3. Aww! Look at that bump grow!

    Your sunburn looks painful!

  4. You finally actually look PREGNANT!! :)

  5. You are adorable! Yes, passing the 30 week mark will be nice then! Nugget is adorable already!

  6. Lovin' that bump! I got the same lecture today to asking if I am even eating. Of course I am? ha. I look huge.

  7. Almost there! I can't believe you are still wearing regular clothes....I think I whipped out the maternity pants at 4 weeks with my third one:)

  8. I love your li'l bump! I hope you feel well til the end!

  9. 29 weeks already!! Pregnancy goes so quickly when you are not the one pregnant. Glad everything is going OK :-)

  10. She did a good job taking the photo. You're adorable! I always loved those baby hiccups!

  11. So glad you are staying healthy! I feel like once you hit 30 weeks it's starts to fly by, you are almost there!

  12. So cute...but seriously the smallest 29 week pregnant woman I've ever seen!

  13. love it!! but your sunburn looks ouchie :(


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