Friday, December 12, 2008

This week, your baby weighs almost 2 pounds (like a head of cauliflower) and is about 14 1/2 inches long with her legs extended. She's sleeping and waking at regular intervals, opening and closing her eyes, and perhaps even sucking her fingers. With more brain tissue developing, your baby's brain is very active now. While her lungs are still immature, they would be capable of functioning — with a lot of medical help — if she were to be born now. Chalk up any tiny rhythmic movements you may be feeling to a case of baby hiccups, which may be common from now on. Each episode usually lasts only a few moments, and they don't bother her, so just relax and enjoy the tickle.

1 comment:

Sarah S said...

Oh Natalie!! Failing the glucose test was such a worry of mine, mostly because drinking that orange nastiness makes me sick.

I hope the blood drawing wasn't too horrible... I don't think anyone would say you have gestational diabetes - you are tiny still and look great!

Related Posts with Thumbnails