Friday, March 26, 2010


Yes, that's right people 20 WEEKS!!! I cannot even believe it! 4 more days until we find out about our little bundle of joy. Pink or Blue?!?! I still think blue....hubby still thinks pink. Although, I partially think the reason he is so confident on pink is that we have 0 boy names picked out. Yes, that's right...not a single one. LOL! Here's this week's update!

Your Baby: Week 20

Baby's digestive system is busy creating meconium (a tarry black substance made of swallowed amniotic fluid, digestive secretion and dead cells), which will fill the first diaper after birth. And, speaking of the diaper's genitals are now fully formed!!

Week 20 of Pregnancy

Boy or girl?? You can find out this week through a routine ultrasound!
Curious about whether that melon-sized belly contains a boy or a girl? Now's your chance to take a peek! Your second trimester ultrasound, scheduled for anywhere between 18 and 22 weeks, gives your practitioner a chance to see how things are going in there. And, wow, are they going! IF you're having a girl, her uterus is now fully formed and her ovaries are holding about seven million primitive eggs. If you're having a boy, his testicles have begun their descent from the abdomen to their ultimate destination: the scrotum. And while your baby is definitely getting bigger (about ten ounces, six and a half inches), there's still plenty of growing room in there, which allows him to twist and turn (and allows you to feel his acrobatics!). You might be noticing your nails are strong and your hair (all over your body) is thicker and fuller than usual -- all thanks to pregnancy hormones and increased circulation, which furnish extra nutrients to hair and nail cells. But while the hair on your head may be lovelier than ever, you might not be digging those sprouts on your chin. This situation is indeed temporary, but feel free to tweeze!


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