I thought I should share -- for fear that I'll soon forget -- but also just cause it's fun especially for those of you (hint hint nod nod) who are thinking about getting pregnant sooner than later :)
Symptoms: heartburn / acid reflux, sore feet, swollen fingers - wedding ring doesn't fit anymore :(, sometimes my legs / hands fall asleep when I sleep in a bad position, having to pee ALL THE TIME (I'm talking once every 30 minutes constantly), lots of movement / kicks / hiccups
Due Date: April 2, 2017 :)
Best moments: The kicks took a while to start happening - we felt our first on Christmas Eve which was really special and I don't think I will ever forget that moment :) Of course, finding out the genders on Christmas morning was the best feeling in the world. TWO boys! We are so blessed :)
Third ultrasound - 11/15/16 - 17 weeks: everything looks good and proportions/ size are A-OK! Baby A - 152 BPM, Baby B - 148 BPM :)
Fourth ultrasound / Anatomy Scan - 12/1/16 @ PHX Perinatal - 19 weeks: fundal height (belly from pubic bone to above belly button) measuring at 24 weeks which is average for twins. We were able to see that the babies were progressing as they should be and measuring on time! Heart, brain, kidneys, stomach -- everything looked good! Mama got an A+ too!
Fifth ultrasound - 1/6/16 - 24 weeks: 1 lb 7 oz (36% percentile) for both Baby A and Baby B and 140 BPM :) fundal height (belly from pubic bone to above belly button) measuring at 27 weeks!
Sixth ultrasound - 1/31/16 - 28 weeks: 2 lbs 5 oz (35% percentile) for Baby A and 146 BPM while Baby B was 2 lbs 9 oz (48% percentile) and 154 BPM :) fundal height (belly from pubic bone to above belly button) measuring at 32 weeks! Mama passed the Gestational Diabetes test and blood work recommended I start taking an iron supplement so good to go there!
Sleep: Sleep has been so-so -- sometimes I get that fully 7-8 hours and wake up refreshed and rejuvenated. Other days, I can't get comfy and switch positions and pillows out throughout the night since my legs and wrists sometimes fall asleep. Right before bed I start to feel kicks and movement which is fun for Russ to enjoy :)
Food cravings / aversions: None which is spectacular! I do crave pizza and donuts but that's normal for me all the time so not worth mentioning :)
Looking forward to: the third trimester and really getting this show on the road! Can't believe these baby boys will be here in no time!