Tuesday, April 8, 2014

24 Weeks

Today I am 24 weeks 1 day. At this point our little boys would have a 50% chance of survival so they need to keep cooking for a while! The contractions have slowed down but I was once again told that they weren't affecting my cervix so I am letting go and trusting in God. Bump picture updated in tab.






How far along? 24 weeks!!

Total weight gain: Around 32lbs since pregnant and 42lbs since before IVF medication

Maternity clothes: Everything is maternity except for a couple bigger shirts, but I have to wear a maternity tank under them. Some of the maternity clothing is actually getting too small.

Stretch Marks: Not yet

Sleep: Still waking up about 5-10 times during the evening to roll over or go to the bathroom

Best moment of the week: Hitting viability and seeing the babies during the last u/s. I wish that we would have seen both of them in 3d but that's okay I still know they are perfect! And having my first baby shower with family. It was so nice to see everyone, and the more diapers the better!

Miss anything: Sharing a bed with my husband, but he will come back after the babies are here. :)

Belly button in or out: Still in but super stretched

Looking forward to: My upcoming OB appointment next week and my baby shower with friends coming up on May 10th.




24 weeks with fraternal twins


9 comments:

  1. If you've gained 42lbs then you must have been a teeny tiny thing before IVF!! You look awesome and I love your maternity outfits :)

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  2. Happy viability, my friend! I'm with Aubrey... I don't know where you're hiding that weight, but you look amazing! I know those babies sure appreciate those pounds!

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  3. Congrats on hitting the viability mark. Yay for two healthy ears of corn!

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  4. I love corn! Especially corn on the cob! Congrats on viability. What a big step!

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  5. How exciting that you have your baby shower to look forward too! Happy 24 weeks girl xoxo

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  6. Yep, still reading, and still way behind but I do want to read all your fun updates! I had to laugh about missing sharing a bed with your husband, bu that changing when the babies are born. Sigh. Unfortunately, that hasn't really happened for us yet. I get a few hours in our bed each night, but little Miss Rylee doesn't sleep very well unless I am holding her. In order for us all to get some sleep, I end up on the couch with her each night. Hubby is petrified of having her come into our bed because he is such a sound sleeper. He's afraid of rolling over on her. I am sooooo glad you are having such a smooth pregnancy! Even with the aches and pains that come with a twin pregnancy, you are rocking at being a Mommy already!

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