Category Archives: random pregnancy post

33 Weeks – 48 days to go

Future boy weighs about 4 pounds, is about the size of a pineapple, and has passed the 17 inch mark.  My wife’s feet are starting to swell, and last week she found stretch marks under her stomach that I knew … Continue reading

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Big changes

So we saw the house Saturday, we made the offer Sunday, they countered Monday, and we accepted.  Filled out all the mortgage loan paperwork yesterday, and the loan officer said there should be no issues with it.  Inspection is Sunday, so i … Continue reading

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22 weeks

So “Future Boy” is 22 weeks now, and apparently starting to look like a miniature newborn. His lips, eyelids, and eyebrows are more distinct, and tiny tooth buds are developing below his gums. His eyes are formed, but fused shut … Continue reading

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J is for jarring

My wife is pregnant.  Regular visitors to this blog know this. She is also gassy. Anyone who has been pregnant, or close to a woman who has been pregnant knows this. We went out to dinner last night, (Mexican again … Continue reading

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I is for Ichabod

I is for Ichabod.

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E is for eyebrows and eyelids

133 days to go!  So today the baby is 21 weeks old. Future Boy’s eyelids and eyebrows are now fully developed, and he is 3/4 of a pound. The fluttering movements my wife has been feeling are about to turn … Continue reading

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Week 18

“Future Boy” is 18 weeks old today.  According to the baby app, that means head to rump, he is 5.5 inches long, and weighs about 7 ounces.  (About the size of a bell pepper.)  My wife should start to feel his … Continue reading

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Gifts

We have received a few things so far for Future Boy.  And now that I have just typed that, I have just decided that from this point forward, I will refer to my unborn son as “Future Boy”. One is … Continue reading

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Pregnancy news: 17 weeks

So the baby’s skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone, and the umbilical cord is getting stronger and thicker.  He weighs about 5 ounces, and is around 5 inches long from head to butt.  He can move his joints, … Continue reading

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Perspective

I don’t find it a coincidence, or as my dad would say, a co-inky-dink, that after my most recent whiny post that the app on my phone has just notified me that today my son has now been growing for 16 weeks.  He … Continue reading

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