20 Week BUMPdate – Halfway Done!!

May 15, 2017

    Baby is the size of a banana! Bigger than an heirloom tomato and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby keeps straightening out to the point that it will now be measured “head-to-toe” instead of “crown-to-rump”. – Baby is gulping down several ounces of amniotic fluid each day to develop her breathing. – Baby weighs about 10.6oz this week. – Baby’s…

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19 Week BUMPdate – Beginnings of Heartburn?

May 9, 2017

    Baby is the size of a heirloom tomato! Bigger than an sweet potato and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – The area of the brain that control each of the senses are currently developing. – Baby is developing the brown fat needed to help regulate her body temperature. – Baby is sprouting tiny little hairs from her tiny little head. –…

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18 Week BUMPdate – Round Ligament Pain…Yay!

May 1, 2017

    Baby is the size of a sweet potato! Bigger than an pomegranate and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – The bones in baby’s ears are developing along with nerve endings in the brain, helping her build a sense of hearing. – Baby is soon-to-be developing a coating of myelin on her nerves, a substance that helps the brain communicate with the…

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17 Week BUMPdate – Cloth Diaper Shopping!

April 24, 2017

    Baby is the size of a pomegranate! Bigger than an avocado and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s skeleton is currently made up of cartilage, but it is turning to bone. – The umbilical cord is growing stronger in order to better support baby. – Baby’s finger and toenails are coming in. – Baby weighs about 4.9oz this week! –…

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16 Week BUMPdate – Baby Shopping Like Crazy!

April 17, 2017

    Baby is the size of a avocado! Bigger than a apple and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s sense of hearing continues to get better and better every day. – Baby weighs about 3.5oz this week. – Baby’s sense of sight, sound, smell and touch are all coming in. – Lanugo, baby’s temporary hair, now covers most of her body….

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15 Week BUMPdate – Gender Reveal!!!

April 10, 2017

    Baby is the size of a apple! Bigger than a lemon and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s legs are finally longer than it’s arms. – Baby continues to build strength in all of her muscles, including her neck, to help support her head. – The main development of baby’s external genitalia, whether male or female, is now complete. –…

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14 Week BUMPdate – Hello Second Trimester!

April 3, 2017

    Baby is the size of a lemon! Bigger than a peach and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s kidneys are producing urine. – Baby is using all of the protein I’m getting to help him build strong muscles. – Baby can now bend his knees and elbows, giving him a greater range of motion. – Baby’s liver and pancreas have…

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13 Week BUMPdate – Possible Nub Theory Gender Prediction?

March 26, 2017

    Baby is the size of a peach! Bigger than a large plum and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s thyroid has begun producing the hormones needed to regulate all sorts of bodily functions. – Baby is busy developing all of the bodily systems he will need. – Baby is producing the white blood cells he will need to stay healthy…

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12 Week BUMPdate – NT Scan Incoming!

March 20, 2017

  Baby is the size of a large plum! Bigger than a lime and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s ears are migrating towards their final position at the side of her head. – Baby is already building up the waste that will help make up her first poop. – The placenta has developed and is supplying baby with oxygen. – Baby…

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11 Week BUMPdate – Gender Intuition?

March 11, 2017

Baby is the size of a lime! Bigger than a prune and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Whether the baby is a boy or a girl, baby’s genitalia is developing, which will eventually indicate on an ultrasound what gender baby is. – The blood vessels in the placenta are growing in size and number to help support baby throughout the rest of…

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10 Week BUMPdate – Baby is 25% Complete!

March 4, 2017

Baby is the size of a prune! Bigger than a green olive and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby keeps looking more and more human every day and is developing internal organs. – Baby now nearly has the muscle control to make a fist. – Baby is using his hands to feel his face and mouth, practicing for coordination on the outside….

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9 Week BUMPdate – I Live in the Bathroom Now

February 26, 2017

  Baby is the size of a green olive! Bigger than a wild strawberry and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Baby’s very rudimentary eyes have now developed. – Baby’s very first teeth buds are starting to come in. – Baby’s facial features are forming, making him/her look more and more human. – Baby’s external ear is developing, although it still needs to…

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