Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Pregnancy Highlights


Pregnancy Highlights:

How Far Along: 8 weeks

Size of baby: just over 1/2 inch long - the size of a kidney bean

Sleep: All the time!  I wake up earlier, but good gracious I could go to sleep as soon as I've eaten supper each evening.

Cravings: I am just hungry all the time!  Nothing specific...just want food often!

Symptoms: So far the only 'issue' I'm having is just feeling nauseated of an evening or whenever I don't eat.  Evenings are definitely worse on me so far.   I am already not wanting any clothing tight on my stomach...looks like tents are in my future! :)

Best moment this week:  Having our 1st doctor's appointment.  Nathan was able to take off work and go with me.  Our ultrasound was so clear and we were able to hear the baby's heartbeat.  Since we both had the day off work, we ran errands and enjoyed lunch out together.  Just a perfect little day!



Two more days until I am 9 weeks along.

7 comments:

Jennifer Mims said...

That is a great sign to hear the heartbeat at 8 weeks:) So happy for you there is nothing like being a mommy:)

Carolyn Shutt said...

Leah,
I am so excited for you guys! Love hearing about your doc appt. and day out with your hubby. Moments to treasure, that's for sure. =O)

Jenny said...

I am quite certain that you'll make the "tents" fashionable. ;) Enjoy this time...it's so special!

Maria said...

Congrats! This is such an exciting time! It's so wonderful to see that life forming inside of you- a true miracle!

The Dickinsons said...

Don't know you, but see your blog off of Painted parsonage and wanted to stop by and say Congratulations! =) I'm so HAPPY for y'all! Cute ultrasound pic. Having been blessed with 5 of our own...I can say that Babies/children are truly WONDERFUL!!!

Blessings,
~Heather~

Cindy said...

When I saw this I had to leave you a comment. Congratulations!!! You really will feel like your heart is walking around outside of your body. Glad to hear you are feeling good.
Hugs, Cindy

Emily said...

That first ultrasound is so wonderful! Glad your husband could go with you.

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