Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Pregnancy Journal: Week 6

The girls are both so excited about the new baby.  One day, this week, I was sitting on the stairs reading, when Arin came and sat beside me and kissed the baby (my stomach).  Then, Ella came up behind me and started scratching my back!  The girls have been so sweet all week and have been pampering me with lots and lots of hugs and kisses for for both me and the baby. Arin says that she's already taking good care of the baby every time she kisses it!  The girls have also been extremely helpful this week.  They have both offered to help with chores without being asked.  It's really been fun to see how excited they are. 

We've been spending more time outside, enjoying the beautiful weather.  It won't be much longer until it'll be so hot that we won't want to be out in the middle of the day unless we are swimming.  But for now, we are spending more time outside playing and taking daily walks.  I have also been working on cleaning up my diet - drinking more water, adding in more produce and protein, etc.

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You can read about week six development here. According to Baby Center, our baby is the size of a lentil this week and the nose, mouth, and ears are beginning to develop. Amazing!

So you may be wondering how I am feeling.  Well, honestly, I don't feel pregnant.  It is very odd.  With all of my other pregnancies, I have felt queasy by now, but this time, I am having a hard time believing that I am pregnant because I feel normal. 

What does that mean?

1. I am not sure if I should be worried since I have a history of miscarriage. 
2. Or if I should be excited with the possibility of an easy pregnancy after two losses and two difficult pregnancies. 
3. Or if it's just early still and the symptoms will kick in soon. 

We are praying for option 2 or 3, but only time will tell... 


Christy said...

My morning sickness kicked in around week seven. I will be 12 weeks on Friday.

So sweet about your girls!

Butterfly Wishes and Wonderland Dreams said...

I was never sick with either of my girls so maybe your having a easy pregnancy :)

Ruth Chowdhury said...

Praying with you! Your girls are so sweet!

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

Early pregnancy weeks are so fragile, aren't they. I think for me morning sickness usually kicks in around week 7 and 8, so hopefully all's well with baby and you'll get REALLY lucky with an easy pregnancy for once!

Your girls sound adorable.

Andi said...

:) Praying for 2 or 3 as well! No fear...HE has a plan! Much LOVE!

lusi said...

Thinking of you!
Loved your post :)
With bubba number 5, my morning sickness kicked in well and good around week 7. Not sure that's any consolation but I had the very same feelings as you've shared here.
Love to you sweet Cara!
Lus x

Paige said...

I know it is hard to walk through the early stages of pregnancy when you have had losses. Mixed emotions: joy, fear, hope, worry. Hang in there sweet friend! My prayers are with you and your little one.