Friday, October 23, 2009

10 weeks....

Tomorrow I will be 10 weeks pregnant. The baby is barely the size of a kumquat, a little over an inch long.

The most critical portion of the baby's development is now complete. This is a time when the tissues and organs in the body rapidly grow and mature. The baby is swallowing fluid and kicking up a storm. The vital organs — including kidneys, intestines, brain, and liver — are in place and starting to function. Tiny fingernails and toenails are also starting to form!


The time is still continuing to fly by, well except for those moments when I am sooooooooo miserably sick......then time just seems to come to a complete standstill. The latest with me is just when I think I have this so called "morning" sickness figured out, then it changes up the pattern on me. Most recently, I am feeling sick in the evenings/night, usually starting around 6 or 7 lasting until I go to bed and actually fall asleep. Luckily I am back very exhausted again and have been going to bed fairly early so just a couple of hours a day of feeling so sick. The rest of the day is made up of pretty bad heartburn. I am able to take Tums so that has actually become my new favorite snack. I'm also convinced that this baby is going to be a vegetarian. The sight/smell/thought of meat is enough to send me running out of the room. Occasionally I can handle meat if it's in a prepackaged type meal or in some fast food where I don't have to really think about the meat being there, but I would prefer no meat at all right now. Cooking is a big challenge for me right now as I can't stand to smell meat cooking. I'm hoping that this problem with meat will pass soon.

2 comments:

Stephanie Merillat said...

Hopefully it will pass after 13 weeks...that is usually when the morning sickness lets up. Hang in there!! I made Chad quit wearing his cologne when I prego with Julie, and Juniper Breeze from bath and body works still upsets my tummy! :)

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