24 Weeks Pregnant Update {Baby #6}

Hey Guys!

I just went to my 24 week doctor appointment yesterday, so i thought now would be a good time to give a little update on how this pregnancy is going.

Today i am 24 weeks & 2 days pregnant with baby #6. If you missed my gender reveal announcement, this baby is a boy. Which will make 5 boys & 1 girl for us.

I know a lot of people do weekly updates, but i just thought that would be kind of annoying, and honestly not much changes from week to week so there wouldn’t be much to update. Instead i plan on giving these updates once a month, maybe i’ll do weekly as my due date gets closer, i’m not sure yet. We will see how it goes.

Back to the update, my measurements are right on track and baby’s heartbeat is perfect. I go back for another checkup in 3 weeks and we will be doing the glucose testing then.

Heartburn, leg cramps, and insomnia are just a few of my current symptoms. Each of those symptoms are pretty common for me when i’m pregnant, so i’m kinda used to them. Not that they aren’t totally annoying. But once baby is born, they do go away.

I’m not really craving anything right now. For the first few months of my pregnancy all i wanted was spicy foods, and then i started craving cinnamon rolls.

During my first trimester, i only gained 2 pounds. Since then i’ve gained 5 pounds, for a total weight gain so far of 7 pounds.

That’s all i can think of to update at the moment.

10 Baby Names I Love, But Won’t Be Using

Hey Guys!

As you all know by now, i’m currently 18 weeks pregnant with baby #6. We have pretty much nailed down the baby’s name, so i thought it would be fun to share 10 baby names i love, but won’t be using (this time 😉 ).

Girl Names

  1. Ivy
  2. Charlotte
  3. Tianna
  4. Sophia
  5. Olivia

Boy Names

  1. Huxley
  2. Graycen
  3. Jaxon
  4. Lucas
  5. Anthony

What’s a baby name you really love?

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1st Trimester Pregnancy Update

Hi Guys!

In case you didn’t already know, i’m pregnant! I’m currently 14 weeks pregnant with our 6th baby.

Baby number 6

Since, i’m now in my 2nd trimester i thought i would give a little recap of how the 1st trimester went.

I found out i was pregnant on June 3rd, much to my surprise.

On July 6th i had my first doctor appointment & ultrasound. During my ultrasound they discovered i have a subchorionic hematoma. Which basically means i have a blood clot near the baby. My doctor said because of this, my chances for having a miscarriage were pretty high. We were able to hear the heartbeat at that appointment, so i was feeling better about it all.

At my next appointment, on August 3rd, we were still able to hear the baby’s heartbeat and i had the screening test for down syndrome. We also were able to find out the gender during this screening test.

As far as symptoms go, i’ve been pretty lucky this time around. I have only had some very mild nausea and that’s it. I’ve also only gained 1 pound during my 1st trimester. It all feels like it is going pretty smoothly.

We are all excited about this new baby and i can’t wait to share the gender with you all.

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Baby Fever {Will We Have More Kids?}

I think I will be 70 years old and still have baby fever.

It’s just a part of who I am.

baby fever

When I was a little girl, most of my fellow classmates dreamed of being; doctors, lawyers, teachers, etc., while the only desire in my heart was to be a mom. I used to proclaim I was going to have 13 children.

As I grew older that number of desired children slightly changed from 13 to 6.

After having my 5th child, I told everyone that we were done. That was it, no more kids. But I really only said that because I knew that’s what everyone wanted to hear. People today don’t seem to like big families.

Truth be told, I don’t know if we are done adding to our family. I will tell you that sometimes when we are all together hanging out, I will all of a sudden get this feeling like someone is missing. I then start counting the children, only to see that all 5 of them are there, but yet this missing feeling still lingers inside me. My husband believes that feeling comes from the baby that we lost.

Who knows what God has in store for us for the future. I would absolutely love to have another baby, but if that doesn’t happen I know i’m incredibly blessed with the kids I have been given.

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