17 week bumpdate

How Far Along: 17 weeks and 5 days

Meds: All taken daily – prenatal vitamin, Omega 3 + DHA, Vitamin D, Zofran (lowered to 1/day), Ranitidine (2x/day), Restorolax (aka Miralax)

Baby is the size of: navel orange or pomegranate

Best Moments This Week: 

  • Noticing my bump get bigger
  • Only puked 5 out of 7 days (and usuaully only 1x day)
  • Spending Mother’s Day with my fur-babies and my husband
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My fur-babies on Mother’s Day evening

Total Weight Gain: +6 lbs – didn’t weigh myself this week

Maternity Clothes: Ended up caving and bought 2 bras in a cup size bigger. I will use the extenders on the rest of my bras. Wearing maternity pants or maxi skirts consistently, but still mixing between regular tops and maternity.

Symptoms:  Nausea has subsided since I’m on the Zofran + Ranitidine. Headaches have subsided too. I’ve been really making an effort to ensure I’m drinking enough water and not letting myself get hungry. I’ve had some round ligament pain this week. I also have some major muscle or tendon pain going down the back of my right hip. I slept funny last night and it’s especially bothering me today.

Sleep: Getting more used to my pillow fort. I still wake up 1-2x a night to pee.

Food Cravings: Ice cold water, popsicles, ice cream, and chicken (I puked my chicken up last night, so it’s crossed off the list now)

Anything making you queasy or sick:  Brushing my teeth, bending over or getting up too fast, coughing

Movement: On and off. No real kicks yet!

Stretch Marks: Nothing new

Baby Bump: Took this photo last week. Still hoping my B rounds itself out more.

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Gender Prediction: BOY! 17 days until we know for sure…

Labour Signs: Too early.

Belly Button In or Out?: Innie to start!

Wedding Rings on or off?: On.

Happy or Moody?: Up and down this week. Spent the afternoon with my husband yesterday which was lovely. Work has me a bit anxious as I’m leading a ton of workshops at our head office this week.

Purchases for baby: Nothing this week, but we did receive this book as a gift. Thank you! 🙂 ❤

Miss Anything?: Not feeling like a blump when I bend over. Being able to sleep straight through the night.

Looking forward to: Our anatomy/gender scan on May 28 and making our official announcement!

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16 thoughts on “17 week bumpdate

  1. What a cute book! I can’t wait to start collecting things for Dumplin’, and also to finally announce our pregnancy. You’re looking fabulous as ever. I’m not sure what it is, but I really can’t do chicken right now. I’ve tried so hard, but no matter what, it just tastes so nasty to me. I’m excited for your anatomy scan- though it seems so far away still!

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  2. I’m glad that the vomiting has improved, but sorry you’re still dealing with it. Yay for only 17 days until finding out the gender! 🙂 I’m glad you like the book. ❤

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  3. We got that book at our shower this weekend. I haven’t read it yet because I think it’s just going to make me cry. 🙂 Can’t wait for your anatomy scan!

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