Your Baby: Blah blah blah 3.3 pounds, bag of oranges, sock full of nickels, etc. Enjoys yawning, sucking his or her thumb, kicking mom in the diaphragm. Turn-offs include: getting the hiccups, really loud noises and you trying to do all that boring “sleeping” at night. You: Can totally round down your answer to “two [...]
Your Baby: Weighs about three pounds and is 17 inches long. Since most full-term babies are between 20 and 22 inches long at 40 weeks’ gestation, your baby will pack on more pounds than inches in the 10 weeks or so. Is starting to get a little crowded in there, but still has room to [...]
Your Baby: Continues to get a longer and fatter by the day. Shocking, I know. His or her weight has actually doubled in the past month alone, which is why you’ve probably gotten comments about “popping” recently. Weight is around 2.5 pounds right now, which (if you’re like me, gazing in horror and your inside-out [...]
Your Baby: Hey! Remember when I told you your baby was as big as a gummy bear? Oh, about 19 or 20 weeks ago? Now imagine a two-pound, 15-inch-long gummy bear. Yep. Eyelids (which have been fused since 11 or 12 weeks) can now open and close. You: Are officially in the third trimester! Feel [...]
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