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Oh We’re Half Way There…20 Week Snapshot


November 2, 2011

I know, thank you Bon Jovi for giving us that song…I’ve been belting it out this week since we’ve officially hit the halfway mark of the pregnancy diaries. At first, we started off kinda slow, but the momentum has been gaining at a rapid pace and I cannot believe we’re already to this point! It’s so exciting that slowly but surely our little one is inching closer to making her debut. 
What’s going on this week you ask?
How far along? 20 weeks, 4 days…136 days to go 
Size of little miss? A small canteloupe? I didn’t know there was a small versus big…from our doctor’s visit on Monday, she is about 12 ounces–measuring right in the middle, the 42% percentile
Maternity Clothes? Bottoms…heck yes. Maternity leggings are amazing with that little “pouch” and I found some more cute jeans at Old Navy believe it or not. Tops and dresses–still getting away with pre-baby items…for now. However, I did order 2 holiday dresses from Asos for the many holiday events we’ve already got on the calendar.
Weight Gain? 13 pounds–lucky number 13 😉
Stretch Marks? No, and I am crossing my fingers and thanking the good Lord above
Gender? ALL girl…at our big ultrasound to measure the little one, another tehcnician confirmed that we’re having a “hamburger” as they lovingly call it. Bring on the pink!
Movement? She is a lot busier at night time and loves to move around. At the doctor’s visit, we got pictures of her with her legs up in the air…we’ve got a little gymnast on our hands.
Sleep? Trying to get at least 8 to 9 hours every night and that is helping me a lot. I got my first prenatal massage this weekend to work out my “kinks” and I can already tell a difference.
Food Cravings? Sour gummy worms, salsa, anything warm, leftover Halloween candy
What I Miss? Date night with my hubby when I could slip into a short dress with platforms and indulge in a few cocktails over dinner 
Symptoms? Still with the dry skin, itchiness, lower back pain, feeling “swollen”
Best Moment of the Week? Venturing to the doctor where they ran all sorts of ultrasound tests to make sure she was developing properly…10 fingers and 10 toes, all the necessary body parts and such, and loads of personality already. Mom and Jeff were both in the room and we were all glowing, just thanking God for such a miracle.
AND the best part, we’ve got our name ladies and gentlemen. It took awhile, but Little Miss has her name and I cannot wait to share it…that’s a post in itself ;).   P.S. for those that have asked, nursery planning is coming along as well–waiting for my bedding swatches to get delivered and then we can get to ordering!

20 weeks…only 20 more to go! and pardon the pictures this week–i was tired
and jeff still needs photography lessons–LOL

And because this momma has been shopping up a storm {only on sale stuff though!}, I just had to share some of the adorable finds already hanging in the wee one’s closet…
and P.S. baby clothes hangers are just too cute 😉

  1. oh that jumper. that jumper is so precious!!!!! You're looking good friend, cant wait to see what you have planned for the nursery and her what Little Miss will be named – SO EXCITING -sarah

  2. Lindsay says:

    OK seriously you are so stinkin' cute!!! Love your outfits you wear with boots.
    also that plaid skirt is adorable! But my favorite is that white dress with the bow…OH.MY.WORD!!! That is super super cute!!!!
    Cant wait to hear the name!! 🙂 🙂

  3. Sarah says:

    Oh my goodness, that last jumper could be the cutest thing I have ever seen!! Where did you get it!? 🙂

    Can't wait to hear the little peanut's name!

    Congrats on the halfway mark!

  4. Mrs. W says:

    Little girl closes are so sweet! Love them all. Congrats on your halfway!

  5. Amy says:

    Love all of this!!! I have so many prego friends right now and it makes my heart happy hearing all of this baby talk. The clothes are way too cute and I know she'll look beautiful! Can't wait to hear all about her name :)!

  6. Savannah says:

    I love your weekly updates. You must be one of the cutest preggo women ever! Can't wait to learn her name!

  7. Ashley says:

    Those clothes are adorable. She's going to be so fashionable! You're so cute in your pictures and you look so happy!

  8. chelsieast says:

    Avery totally has the last little jean jumper!! It is adorable and so cute to see their little back in it!!! You look great!!!!!

  9. Kayln says:

    Ahhh those are the cutest baby clothes ever! And typ, I love your dress! Where is that from?? Haha, can I just steal your whole wardrobe please?? 🙂

  10. Chas says:

    Doesn't 12 oz. sound so big? 🙂
    Oh, and I used Palmer's Cocoa Butter (from Target) every day and didnt' get a single stretch mark…and I got BIG!

  11. Courtney says:

    WHERE is that adorable skirt from? I'm in love!

  12. You are precious!!!

    I LOVE your blog and I have a feeling one day my blog will quickly go from a twenties blog to a wedding baby blog!! So many fun exciting things are happening for you!! 🙂

  13. Tucker says:

    you look SO cute!

  14. Carlie says:

    Very cute baby outfits! Love the jumper!

  15. Faith says:

    awww, the tiny baby clothes are sooo cute! love every single item!

    you look amazing!

    happy 20 weeks!!

  16. Shari says:

    You look SO great! I love all of the teeny baby clothes. So excited to do some baby girl shopping for my best friend's little one. Too much fun. 🙂

  17. Mateya says:

    Half way done! So exciting!

    Can't wait to hear the name 🙂

  18. Caroline says:

    You look so cute! So glad she's a growing, healthy girl! 🙂

  19. I am dying over that little white dress with the bow – SO LOVELY! 🙂

  20. Tiffany says:

    Lookin' good!! And those tiny baby clothes…I die of cuteness!! SO fun!

  21. TayFrizz says:

    You are so not helping my baby fever and I love it!

  22. Samma says:

    Aw, you look great! I would be doing major shopping if we were finding out the sec- too hard to resist, especially girl clothes! 🙂

  23. you make me want a baby more with every post!

  24. You are just too cute!!!! I love following your excitement, fashion, and memories of your pregnancy!

  25. HEY!! Where did you get the dress you are wearing in your bump pics?!! i love it!

  26. Lu says:

    You are adorable and you baby girl is gonna be the best dressed baby! Like mother, like daughter!

  27. TaraR says:

    New follower 🙂

    You have such a cute baby bump! Those tiny clothes are adorable, I'm confident that when I'm preggo I will be a shopaholic as well!

  28. Jamie says:

    You're so cute and so are those little outfits!

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