Pregnancy Update: 17 Weeks

Bump Pics


What’s Happening with Pumpkin?
He/she is now the size of a turnip – which is about 5 ounces and he/she is around 5 inches long.
His/Her skeleton is changing from soft cartilage to bone. The umbilical cord is growing stronger and thicker.
Pumpkin move his/her joints and is starting to develop sweat glands.

What’s Happening with Mama?

Total weight gain/loss: 20 pounds
Maternity clothes? Yes, although I am still wearing pre-pregnancy dresses and leggings.
Sleep: Sleeping is GREAT!
Best moment this week: Feeling the first flutters of movements
Food cravings: No real cravings this week
Belly Button in or out? In.
What I miss: Being able to get dressed in just a mere 5 minutes. Now that my wardrobe is dwindling, it takes longer to put an outfit together.
What I am looking forward to: Our Gender Reveal ultrasound on Monday.

What’s Happening with Daddy?

Daddy is busy with multiple projects at work that have him traveling all over South Georgia and North Florida. He is also starting to work on the furniture for baby’s nursery.


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