(Weight: four navel oranges. Length: over 16 inches, head to heel.)
How Far Along: 31 weeks!!! Only 6 more weeks until full term and 9 until due date!
Size of baby (from babycenter.com): This week, your baby measures over 16 inches long. He weighs about 3.3 pounds (try carrying four navel oranges) and is heading into a growth spurt.
My baby this week (from babycenter.com): He can turn his head from side to side, and his arms, legs, and body are beginning to plump out as needed fat accumulates underneath his skin. He's probably moving a lot, too, so you may have trouble sleeping because your baby's kicks and somersaults keep you up. Take comfort: All this moving is a sign that your baby is active and healthy.
Stretch Marks: Yes. And it's crazy in how just a few weeks they have gotten worse. I now have several dark pink ones on either side of my lower belly. Anything for Victor though!
Sleep: I'm down to a routine now pretty much. Up twice each night. Not too bad. My trick is to never ever look at the clock.
Best Moment of the Week: Thursday was pretty awesome because he was going crazy in there. Kicking. Punching. Whatever he was doing was nuts but I loved every second of it!
Movement: Oh yes. I can feel him rolling around in there now. I can even SEE him making huge movements from the outside too.
Food cravings: We keep buying "All Natural" cheetos and I keep consuming them. I can't stop.
What I Miss: Being able to sit up from a lying position without having to roll to get momentum.
What I'm Looking Forward To: August is going to fly by. We have 6 class and 3 OB appointments in it!
Milestones: Single digit weeks until my due date!!!
Emotions: Poor Mike. I get more and more fun to be around each day. (That was sarcasm.)
Symptoms: Starting to get tired again pretty early in the day.