Wednesday, July 21, 2010

24 weeks...

We hit the 24 week mark today.  And, I get to get a crown in about an hour...fun times.  I definitely want to spend $500 out of pocket for a tooth when I can either pay bills or buy the baby something!!!  Geez!  LOL, however, when the ol' mouth is in total discomfort...well, it trumps a LOT of things.

Here is my belly bump picture at 24 weeks.  I am going to wear this shirt every Wednesday to show the growth. 


LOL, all of my pictures are in the bathroom.  Oh well.  Dawson hasn't been moving much today. I hope he gets moving soon...I don't like it when he doesn't wiggle around...makes me start to worry.  I just want him moving all the time. 

So, here is what is going on with the little guy this week...

How your baby's growing:

Your baby's growing steadily, having gained about 4 ounces since last week. That puts him at just over a pound. Since he's almost a foot long (picture an ear of corn), he cuts a pretty lean figure at this point, but his body is filling out proportionally and he'll soon start to plump up. His brain is also growing quickly now, and his taste buds are continuing to develop. His lungs are developing "branches" of the respiratory "tree" as well as cells that produce surfactant, a substance that will help his air sacs inflate once he hits the outside world. His skin is still thin and translucent, but that will start to change soon.

YAY, he has gained 4 oz since last week!  One little ticker thing says he is about a 1.5 lbs and is about 13.5 inches long.  Seems impossible that the little guy is inside of me.

I am still in awe and feeling so blessed.  Thank you, Lord, for this beautiful blessing.

1 comment:

Liz said...

24 weeks is viability! YAY!