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Baby is 33 Weeks

I had my regular Dr. appointment this morning. Everything went great! PRAISE GOD for our healthy baby and mama!!!

I have healthy blood pressure (so far at each visit, which is great!) and could continue to gain around a pound a week. I didn't change weight from the previous visit two weeks ago, but had gone up 5lbs in two weeks before. So, we're good, as long as baby keeps gaining weight this week! My belly is measuring right at 33cm (PERFECT) and baby's heart rate is in the 140s today :) This is slightly higher than the last few times she's checked... I had been in the 130s before. So, who subscribes to the idea of heart rate numbers meaning boy/girl theory? Is it a girl or a boy!?

Baby has been moving all around everyday, all day, it seems like! It is so fun to watch it contort into strange positions. Today, Dr. Lewkowski pointed out the (likely) butt right in the middle of my belly, a head down low, and feet/legs/knees over on my right side. And, that's what Tim and I guessed last night, so that was fun!



from babycenter.com:

How your baby's growing:

This week your baby weighs a little over 4 pounds (heft a pineapple) and has passed the 17-inch mark. He's rapidly losing that wrinkled, alien look and his skeleton is hardening. The bones in his skull aren't fused together, which allows them to move and slightly overlap, thus making it easier for him to fit through the birth canal. (The pressure on the head during birth is so intense that many babies are born with a conehead-like appearance.) These bones don't entirely fuse until early adulthood, so they can grow as his brain and other tissue expands during infancy and childhood.

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