22 weeks

126 days to go... minus a week! We had a doctor's appointment today and I was blessed with another "boringly healthy" report. We will go back next time for the glucose test and soon after I'll be in the last trimester! I know understand why they say the second pregnancy goes by quicker... I feel that for sure! I am still feeling wonderful and Carter is still an active one. I have gained 12 pounds thus far and the weight has definitely came on quicker this time unfortunately, but I'll deal I guess as long as he is healthy :) Funny story this week is that Pastor Jacob talked about bacon in his sermon illustration yesterday and ALL I could think about from that point forward was a BLT sandwich. I am so lucky to have a husband that spoils me with my cravings... we both enjoyed a BLT that night ha!

At 11 inches (the length of a spaghetti squash) and almost 1 pound, your baby is starting to look like a miniature newborn. His lips, eyelids, and eyebrows are becoming more distinct, and he's even developing tiny tooth buds beneath his gums. His eyes have formed, but his irises (the colored part of the eye) still lack pigment. If you could see inside your womb, you'd be able to spot the fine hair (lanugo) that covers his body and the deep wrinkles on his skin, which he'll sport until he adds a padding of fat to fill them in. Inside his belly, his pancreas — essential for the production of some important hormones — is developing steadily.

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