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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

28 Weeks

October 24th, 2008

Time is flying by and we are so excited to meet the newest addition to our family in less than 12 weeks!

How your baby's growing:
By this week, your baby weighs two and a quarter pounds (like a Chinese cabbage) and measures 14.8 inches from the top of her head to her heels. She can blink her eyes, which now sport lashes. With her eyesight developing, she may be able to see the light that filters in through your womb. She's also developing billions of neurons in her brain and adding more body fat in preparation for life in the outside world.

How your life's changing:
You're in the home stretch! The third and final trimester starts this week. If you're like most women, you'll gain about 11 pounds this trimester.
(from babycenter.com)

6 comments:

Miss Paula said...

Oh I can't wait! You look beautiful in the dress! Plus baby makes it all sweeter too!

Crystal said...

You are beautiful!!

Alicia said...

You look great!!! Wow, 12 weeks, almost there!!!

Tracy's corner said...

Love the baby belly!!!

Ashlee Joann said...

woah! in that pic where you're sitting with your hubby and son, with the pumkin..you don't even look preggers AT ALL..and then this pic... 'woah'! lol is all i can say!

you deff are showing!

you look amazing! and that dress color is very unique/pretty!

anna

Mrs. Rabe said...

Great pictures Melissa! You look amazing! That green is a great color for you!

You and baby are blooming! Did I mention that I think you are having a girl? I was right with Alicia, but I don't guarantee anything!!!

Enjoy your extra time with your family - give your mom a hug from me!