16 Weeks // Baby E

This week is a big one…this past Saturday we found out Baby E’s gender at a private ultrasound! I’ve been over the moon since finding out with certainty. Read on below for the verdict!

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How far along? 16 weeks

Total weight gain: 6 lbs still (fewer caramel sundaes)

Maternity clothes? Picked up a couple new items the other day…

Stretch marks? Still no. I read that they’re more likely to come on strong with rapid weight gain, so I’m adding healthier eating to my prevention methods. Healthy eating is good for all!

Sleep: Still pretty decent and I’m very thankful.

Best moment this week: Well…finding out Baby E’s gender ;)

Miss Anything? Not really…I’m pretty content these days.

Movement: Not yet and probably not for a few more weeks. Apparently I have an anterior placenta (in the front) which acts like a big cushion between me and the baby.

Food cravings: Still sweets – lots of them.

Anything making you queasy or sick: Not at the moment, thank goodness!

Gender: Mama’s intuition was spot on, ladies & gentleman. IT’S A GIRL! We are thrilled. Kate + Trudy + Baby E = the 3 musketeers; our 3 girls! Early and private ultrasounds are the bomb and if you can get one, do it! It was so fun seeing our girl on the screen and getting to simply watch her move, spin, and stretch. She is amazing!

Labor Signs: No – stay in there baby!

Symptoms: Just tons of love for my baby girl. Over the moon! Maybe also a little bit of girly outfit shopaholism…

Belly Button in or out? Still in, but seems to be about a millimeter less deep this week – ha!

Wedding rings on or off? On.

Happy or Moody most of the time: Pretty happy. I have my moments, but don’t we all??

Looking forward to: Hopefully painting the nursery this weekend. We already have the paint (mint) and now that we know it’s a girl, I’m looking forward to searching for some pretty lavender accents and artwork to decorate (boy would have been navy blue accents)!

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