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    12 weeks

    How far along: 12w
    Weight: me = 126.2; baby = 1/2 oz
    Baby size: 2″ tall
    Sleep: Pretty decent actually. Still welcoming a nap in the middle of the day whenever possible
    Movement: Nada
    Feeling: You know? Overall? Good! I haven’t thrown up since last Sun evening, and even though I’ve had moments of feeling queasy, still my best week since the yickies started. I’m hoping this will be a continually improving trend.
    What I miss: Nothing right now. I’m feeling pretty good.
    What I am looking forward to: Coming out at work. One more week until we do that though.
    Food cravings: I fought the pickles… and the pickles won. Yes, hardy har har. Pregnant woman and her pickle. Laugh it up!
    Fetal development:
    The most dramatic development this week: reflexes. The baby’s fingers will soon begin to open and close, its toes will curl, its eye muscles will clench, and its mouth will make sucking movements. Its intestines, which have grown so fast that they protrude into the umbilical cord, will start to move into its abdominal cavity about now, and its kidneys will begin excreting urine into its bladder.

    Meanwhile, nerve cells are multiplying rapidly, and in the baby’s brain, synapses are forming furiously. Its face looks unquestionably human: its eyes have moved from the sides to the front of its head, and its ears are right where they should be.

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