Monday, October 13, 2014

Baby No. 3 // 21 weeks


This was a big week, we decided on a name! After lots of back and forth we finally decided on Norah Ruth. When we told the kids, Chandler said, "Oooh, I love it!" and Audrey said, "No, her name is Ranchie." Ranchie is a nickname for the baby that Chandler made up. 

Pregnancy Highlights this Week:

How far along: 21 weeks
Size of the baby: The length of a carrot (10.5 inches)
Gender: GIRL 
Movement: Lots of movement!!
Cravings: No new cravings to report this week. 
Sleep: I have been sleeping really well. I seem to remember my dreams more than normal when I'm pregnant. 
Looking forward to: Getting the kids rooms ready. Chandler and Audrey will soon be sharing and Norah will be in Audrey's room. Cody recently finished making a trundle bed for Audrey. We aren't going to switch her quite yet, just trying to get everything ready. We are mostly keeping the rooms the same but changing out some decor. 
Symptoms: A few headaches this week but I have felt really great!

Also, I forgot to post our ultrasound pictures from 18 weeks so here are a couple.




Thursday, October 02, 2014

Baby No. 3 // Gender Reveal Party


We had our big ultra sound the morning of October 19. It was so wonderful to get to see our baby moving all around! When it became time to look for the gender the baby's legs were completely touching and she couldn't tell. I tried to get up and move for a few minutes in hopes that the baby would move. Our ultrasound tech tried again and she said that she "thinks she could tell". She wrote down the gender and put it in an envelope for us. 

That evening we had a double Gender Reveal with our friends Kelley and David.



Kelley and I decided that we would switch envelopes and buy Silly String, the color of the gender for each other. We also had a few snacks at the party based on what we'd been craving (fruit, chips & queso, and of course pickles) 



Here are the predictions: 


Here is the reveal on video if you want to watch: 



Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Baby No. 3 // 19 weeks


It was still super sunny when we had an opportunity to take our picture this week so we switched locations. Audrey kept holding the sign towards her so this was one of the only ones we were all *looking* and the signs were facing the front!

Pregnancy Highlights this Week:

How far along: 19 weeks
Size of the baby: The size of a heirloom tomato
Gender: GIRL! 
Movement: I'm feeling movement frequently these days. I think it is definitely one of the best parts about pregnancy!! 
Cravings: fruit (especially honey crisp apples) and chocolate, okay maybe I just love chocolate
Sleep: Overall, still good! 
Looking forward to: choosing a name
Symptoms: I was sick last week with either a virus or allergies. Only the girls got it at our house! Lots of congestion, coughing, runny nose but thankfully we are all feeling better now. 

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Baby No. 3 // 17 weeks


We ended up skipping week 16 because by the time we had time to take our picture I was closer to 17 weeks. Just ignore the kids faces this week, obviously they weren't filling it! :) BIG news coming next week on the update! We would love for you to leave your guess in the comments.

Pregnancy Highlights this Week:

How far along: 17 weeks
Size of the baby: The size of an onion. 
Gender: We will find out this coming week!  
Movement: I think I've felt some slight movements this week! 
Cravings: Wickles, chili cheese tater tots, fruit (especially honey crisp apples)
Sleep: A few crazy dreams this week but sleep has been good. 
Looking forward to: Getting to see our baby this week and having our gender reveal party! 
Symptoms: I have had alot of stretching and cramping this week. I ended up going in to make sure everything was okay and everything seemed good. She said I might already be having contractions but she said as long as they aren't consistent it's nothing to worry about. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Baby No. 3 // 15 weeks


This weekend snuck by especially with Labor day on Monday so I'm a little late on my picture this week! When Audrey has been sitting on my lap lately she will say, "don't worry, I won't sit on your baby". She has also put her baby under her shirt a couple times this week and said, "look, I have a baby in my tummy".

Pregnancy Highlights this Week:

How far along: 15 weeks
Size of the baby: The size of an apple. 
Gender: ?? 
Movement: Still waiting for it! 
Cravings: Wickles, My friend Tara introduced me, these are SO yummy! 
Sleep: Better! I have to go to the bathroom right around 3am every morning. 
Looking forward to: feeling some movement soon, finding out the gender
Symptoms: Overall, really good! I'm looking forward to buying a different prenatal vitamin this week. The kind I currently have I took through my "nauseous weeks" and I still dread the taste.