39 Week BUMPdate – Baby Has a Name!

Baby is the size of a jackfruit! Bigger than a pumpkin and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – Although many babies have less, baby could have up to an inch of hair on her head by now. – Baby probably weighs around 7-8lbs this week! – The skin coming in beneath baby’s fetal skin is baby-soft, but it may also be a little ... Read More

38 Week BUMPdate – DIY Maternity Shoot

Baby is the size of a pumpkin! Bigger than swiss chard and growing more every day! All that baby’s been up to this week: – When you’re changing baby’s first diaper, you’ll be changing out waste she’s accumulating right now. – Baby’s lanugo is mostly gone, though some parents may notice remnants on their newborn. – As baby gets closer to her birthday, more of the vernix ... Read More

20 Week BUMPdate – Halfway Done!!

    Baby is the size of a banana! Bigger than an heirloom tomato and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - Baby keeps straightening out to the point that it will now be measured "head-to-toe" instead of "crown-to-rump". - Baby is gulping down several ounces of amniotic fluid each day to develop her breathing. - Baby weighs about ... Read More

19 Week BUMPdate – Beginnings of Heartburn?

    Baby is the size of a heirloom tomato! Bigger than an sweet potato and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - The area of the brain that control each of the senses are currently developing. - Baby is developing the brown fat needed to help regulate her body temperature. - Baby is sprouting tiny little hairs from her tiny little ... Read More

18 Week BUMPdate – Round Ligament Pain…Yay!

    Baby is the size of a sweet potato! Bigger than an pomegranate and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - The bones in baby's ears are developing along with nerve endings in the brain, helping her build a sense of hearing. - Baby is soon-to-be developing a coating of myelin on her nerves, a substance that helps the brain ... Read More

17 Week BUMPdate – Cloth Diaper Shopping!

    Baby is the size of a pomegranate! Bigger than an avocado and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - Baby's skeleton is currently made up of cartilage, but it is turning to bone. - The umbilical cord is growing stronger in order to better support baby. - Baby's finger and toenails are coming in. - Baby weighs about 4.9oz this ... Read More

16 Week BUMPdate – Baby Shopping Like Crazy!

    Baby is the size of a avocado! Bigger than a apple and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - Baby's sense of hearing continues to get better and better every day. - Baby weighs about 3.5oz this week. - Baby's sense of sight, sound, smell and touch are all coming in. - Lanugo, baby's temporary hair, now covers most of her ... Read More

15 Week BUMPdate – Gender Reveal!!!

    Baby is the size of a apple! Bigger than a lemon and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - Baby's legs are finally longer than it's arms. - Baby continues to build strength in all of her muscles, including her neck, to help support her head. - The main development of baby's external genitalia, whether male or female, is now ... Read More

14 Week BUMPdate – Hello Second Trimester!

    Baby is the size of a lemon! Bigger than a peach and growing more every day! All that baby's been up to this week: - Baby's kidneys are producing urine. - Baby is using all of the protein I'm getting to help him build strong muscles. - Baby can now bend his knees and elbows, giving him a greater range of motion. - Baby's liver and pancreas have begun ... Read More