12 Weeks Pregnant with Baby #2!

9 September 2013

Sorry the lighting is so bad in these pictures - it's started to get really dark here again in the afternoon! :(  It seems I need to take all my blog photos earlier in the day from now on!  

How far along? 12/11 weeks - am saying 12 but still not sure if it's changed or not.  Will find out at tomorrow's OB appointment.  
Total weight gain: Gained another 2lbs this week putting me at 120lbs which is 5lbs total.  I remember last time I would get a lot more stressed about weight gain/whether I was gaining enough or too much...constantly checking if I was on track, etc. etc.  This time around I'm a lot more relaxed about it because I've been through it and I know what's normal!  Some weeks you gain more, others you gain less/none at all...it all balances out in the end :)  
Maternity clothes? All the time!
Stretch marks? No new ones!  Been using Mama Mio Tummy Butter every night on my belly to prevent them.
Sleep: Still good.
Best moment this week: 
Miss anything? Not at the moment but I know that soon I will miss sleeping on my tummy!  Those days are numbered...I can tell :(  I am a total tummy sleeper and that was one of the worst things about pregnancy last time.  Right now I am sleeping this way as much as possible to get the most out of it, ha ha!
Movement: No.
Food cravings: HOLY sausages!!!  Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a big meat-eater...in fact, red meat is usually a no-go for me as I generally find it gross.  But this week I developed these extremely strong cravings for sausages...sausage rolls, meat balls, any kind of pork sausage, especially with ketchup.  OMG.  I think I'm turning into a sausage!  The funny thing is our treat cupboard is overflowing with cookies, cake, chocolate, etc. which NEVER happens as I normally have such a sweet tooth.  I just haven't been feeling the sweets lately.  Not like me, at all!
Anything making you queasy or sick: Not at the moment.
Gender: No clue.
Labor signs: Nope.
Symptoms: Morning sickness is definitely gone - phew!  And my energy is slowly but surely coming back.  I have days where I feel totally normal and like "myself" and then some days I still get super tired.  So it varies!  One thing I forgot to mention in my video (and brace yourselves for TMI here...) was constipation :(  Unfortunately I do remember this symptom from last time.  I think the prenatals tend to add to that :-/  Sam recommended Weetabix so I bought a humongous pack of it and I intend to mill through it next week...ha ha ha!
Belly button in or out? In!
Wedding rings on or off? On.
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy!
Looking forward to: Our 2nd ultrasound tomorrow :) We get to see little No-Name again!

If you want to compare this week's bump with my 12 week update from when I was pregnant with Emilia, click here



  1. Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! I think your tiny 12 weeks pregnant bump is adorable! Do you know the baby's gender already?


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