Friday, November 20, 2015

6 Months



Here we are at 6 months already!  Now that I'm out of the rough part, this pregnancy is really flying by so fast that I can't keep track of it.  Is it bad that I had to look up how far along I am last week because I honestly couldn't remember? #2ndbabyproblems

Here's what pregnancy is looking like at 6 months along.  You can see my other monthly pregnancy posts (for Jackson and Emmie) here!

Size of Baby: As of this week, he is about the size of a head of cauliflower...around 2 pounds and about 15 inches long (that seems so big!).  We have another ultrasound next week so we'll find out more specifics then!

Total Weight Gain/Loss: Oh, trust me, weight gain isn't an issue anymore. :) As of last week, I was up about 19 pounds from pre-pregnancy.  That's compared to being up 8 pounds at this point with Emmie.  Yowza.

Maternity Clothes: Basically no way to wear non-maternity clothes now unless they were really loose to begin with.  But, like I've mentioned before, I'm in yoga pants and t-shirts most of the time, so it really isn't a big issue.  I did break down and buy a few pieces of maternity clothing a few weeks ago, but that is IT.

Gender: It's a boy!  Jackson Lee Lambert

Movement: So, so much!  He is especially active later at night (we need to change that schedule a little in the next few months).  Noah's has told me he's felt him kick a few times in the middle of the night.  We're starting to see bigger movements across my belly too!

Sleep: Not terrible, I can't complain.  Rolling over in bed is starting to become a little bit of a challenge, and even attempting to sleep on my belly is a no-go at this point.

What I miss: Really not much...getting around is starting to get a little bit uncomfortable, so I do miss walking and being active.

Cravings: Not a whole lot - that's one thing that has surprised me about this pregnancy, the lack of cravings!  I'm just so thankful to actually want food again after the first trimester.

Symptoms: A little bit of achiness in my back/legs, morning sickness (maybe for 30 minutes every morning...much better than it was a couple of months ago), some anxiety still, going from starving to completely full in about 4 bites.  Besides all that, just a very wiggly little boy to remind me I'm pregnant! :)

Best Moment This Month: Seeing and feeling those bigger kicks!  It really reminds you that there's a person in there (which absolutely blows my mind each and every time I think about it).

Here's your monthly bump comparison with Emmie's pregnancy (you can read my post from this far along with her here):


I look and definitely feel like I'm carrying much lower this time! And because everybody loves a good progression shot: