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28 weeks

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How far along? 28 weeks, babies are the size of eggplants. At the ultrasound this week baby a was measuring 2 lb. 11 oz, and baby b was 2 lb. 8 oz. Which means that these bebes are huge! The average 28 week old fetus is 2 lbs.

Total weight gain/loss: 24 lbs. The belly just keeps getting bigger and bigger.

Stretch marks? No

Sleep: I am up multiple times every night either because I have to go to the bathroom or because I'm hungry. Clayton will find me downstairs making breakfast at 5 am. And once I'm up and eating breakfast there is no going back to sleep. I have found that if I eat something with a lot of protein, like eggs or peanut butter, right before going to bed then I can avoid the early morning hunger pains.

Best moment this week: 28 weeks means we are in the 3rd trimester! If the babies came now they would most likely survive and be just fine after a lot of NICU time. Not that we want them to come now. We want them to wait 2 more months. I heard somewhere that they gain ab…

26 weeks

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How far along? 26 weeks, babies are the size of scallions? Whatever that means.

Total weight gain/loss: 20 lbs. Only 17 to go to hit the goal at the the end.

Stretch marks? No

Sleep: I wake up every morning at 4 and lay awake until 6. I don't know why, maybe my body is trying to prepare for being up periodically at night. 

Best moment this week: The babies have started to get hiccups. I didn't know even know they could do that yet!

Food cravings: I'm always in the mood for smoothies and pizza.

Anything making you queasy or sick: I just avoid all the things that have made me feel queasy in the past

Gender: Fraternal girls

Belly Button in or out? still half way out

Wedding rings on or off? On

Happy or Moody most of the time: I had a really strange experience just today. I felt like I was on the verge of tears for no reason most of the morning. If you know me you know that I never cry, it's just not how I cope. As I was getting ready for the gym to go swimming I couldn't find a…