Sunday, October 17, 2010

Baby #3 - 15 weeks

Sorry, another headless picture.  I think it's annoying but I always end up taking them after I shower, therefore no makeup and crazy wet hair, therefore no head shot. :) One of these days I'll remember to take it before.

How far along: 15 weeks

Size of baby: About 4 inches long and 2 ounces

Weight Gain: 1 pound

Maternity Clothes: Pants a couple times but other than that no.  I hate this stage of pregnancy.  My regular clothes don't look good, maternity clothes don't work...I have nothing to wear right now!!

Gender: ???  At first I was thinking it was a girl because I felt more like I did with Alexa in the beginning (I think) but then heartbeat has been on the faster side which is definitely more like Braden was.  Not finding out is going to drive me crazy BUT I'm going to be strong! :)

Movement: I think I have been feeling him/her a little bit the past week or so.  I can't wait to get a big kick!

Sleep: SO much better!!  I can tell I have more energy during the day now too which has been wonderful.

What I miss: Nothing much right now.

Cravings: Not really.

Symptoms: Headaches.  They have definitely been better than what they were before, I don't get them every day like I was.  Thanks for all the tips!  And for the record I won't be using the prescription...taking a narcotic while pregnant doesn't seem right to me and is just not worth it so I'll just keep toughing through them and hopefully they will just keep getting fewer and fewer.

Best moment this week: Having the kids with me at my last appointment so they could hear the heartbeat.  Alexa thought it was so cool and has been telling everyone what they baby sounds like. :) 
Also finding out that my brother and sister-in-law are pregnant!  Now Baby Bignell #3 will have a cousin 4 months older and another one 2 months younger, I love that my kids have so many cousins so close in age! 

What I'm looking forward to: Actually looking pregnant...I don't like this fat stage!  


He & Me + 3 said...

I hate that stage too, but you look great. Your baby bump is so tiny and cute.
Hope your headaches continue to get better.

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Liz Mays said...

Your bump is cute!!! I know what you mean about that part though. People think you're just tubby.

Helga said...

You look so good!!! It is so exciting to get to be a part of baby #3 :o)

Bethany said...

You look great! I hate the no clothes part. Have you tried Target for shirts? I found a couple when I was really to small to wear maternity that helped make it more obvious that I was pregnant not just putting on a few. :)
Glad you headaches are better. Hopefully they keep improving.
My kids were at all the apppointments with me until the last month. They loved hearing the heartbeat and seeing the ultrasounds. I think it helped them bond a little bit. Or maybe that just wishful thinking. :)

rachel said...

awesome! i love that baby bump!

Jolene said...

Love the bump! Praying your headaches are better!

CM said...

Awww, just look at that adorable baby bump!

That's so cool that Alexa is old enough to understand and listen to the heartbeat.

Sonya said...

adorable baby bump!!

Mama M. said...

The fat stage sucks, doesn't it? For the record, I think you look adorable! I love baby bumps of any size, but when you're at that stage when people who don't know you're pregnant, wonder whether you've had one too many donuts or if you really are pregnant? Yeah, that stage stinks!

Keep the baby bump photos coming!!

Sarah and the Gentlemen said...

Congratulations! You're seriously not going to find out??? May the curiosity not slay you. :0)