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28 Weeks…Hello Third Trimester!!


December 29, 2011

How Far Along? 28 weeks, 5 days…79 days to go!
Size of Caroline? She is 14.8 inches long and weighs about 2.25 pounds- this week’s produce is a chinese cabbage.
Maternity Clothes? The dress I wore for Christmas Eve festivities was maternity and I have to admit, I loved it…flowy and simple, yet still fun for the holidays. I think I am finally figuring out the proper way to dress for the bump! And P.S. Old Navy has adorable maternity PJ pants that I sported Christmas morning, too–way comfy!
Weight Gain? 22 pounds…my 28-week doctor’s appointment was today, complete with my glucose test. And for all the other pregnant ladies out there that are soon to take this test, don’t sweat it–it’s not nearly as bad as everyone claims
Stretch Marks? Still rubbing that lotion on morning, noon, and night–I should become an investor in the Palmer’s brand.
Gender? Girl!
Sleep? I officially hate having to sleep on my side each and every night. If I could have one wish granted, it would be for someone to cut out a hole in our bed so I could find a way to sleep on my tummy again.
Food Cravings? Fruits, more with the apple cider, and salty snacks like chips. Sometimes the thought of protein makes me nauseous though I am having to try my best to get it down because I know I need it.
What I Miss? Running on the treadmill at a fast pace–someday soon!
Symptoms? Puffy face syndrome, restless nights where all I can think about is what all needs to be done, crazy hormones, and I have officially started nesting…be gone with all the junk in my house! I can’t stand anything out that is not in its “proper place”.
Best Moment of the Week? Reaching the third trimester and my thoughtful family thinking of Caroline and showering her with gifts for Christmas…she got a baby handprint ornament kit for next year, Classical Baby dvds to soothe her to sleep and teach her fun art and dance once she makes her debut, a Precious Moments bible,  and some adorable embroidered burp cloths!

 Shirt from Forever 21 and Jersey Floor Length Skirt from Motherhood Maternity
  1. dWa says:

    So exciting!! You look so healthy! Conrats!

  2. The Hanlon's says:

    Your pictures always make me smile! You are always glowing 🙂 Love your outfit (as always) xo- Desiree

  3. BeckyJo606 says:

    You look so great in your weekly update! I think you are absolutely glowing–and your hair looks awesome too! 🙂

  4. You look SO cute Natasha! Love your outfit…I had intended on stopping by Motherhood Maternity or Pea in a Pod during Christmas but never got around to it!! Glad you're feeling well and that the glucose test wasn't too bad! 🙂

  5. Oh my gosh, so exciting!! And you look great!

  6. You look great!! Happy 28 weeks!

  7. AllyceR says:

    Happy 3rd Trimester! You look so great! I was the same way with protein, it was so hard to get it down at times!

  8. Angie says:

    You are the cutest! Only a few short months til you meet your baby girl!

  9. Amanda says:

    You are literally glowing! You look amazing!

  10. Sherrie says:

    You are the cutest pregnant woman ever! Glad things are continuing to go well in your pregnancy. I remember those insomnia filled nights of pregnancy the last few months.

  11. You are such a stylish pregnant lady–I love that top and want one in my size, hehe!

  12. Nicole Marie says:

    you are too cute! hope i look that cute when i'm preggo!

  13. Glowing and gorgeous momma-to-be! I love reading your updates, Natasha! And tell Jeff he is scoring major points for getting really good at the baby bump photography 😉

  14. Petchie says:

    How exciting, love the ornament! its so cute!


  15. Still looking fantastic! I couldn't eat meat at all when I was pregnant! Sweet hubby would make me bean burritos! Haha!

  16. Laura:: says:

    I absolutely love your maternity style! You are about the cutest pregnant lady I've ever seen! Keep up the posts, I love them. Especially the fruit and veggie references!

    Fairdale Diaries

  17. Amber says:

    Glowing!!! Love the update!!!

  18. Sarah Mina says:

    You look great! So exciting that you are in the third trimester–you're almost there!


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