Thursday, February 4, 2010

23 Weeks!

This past week Mike was able to feel Courtney kick from the outside. He feels it sporadically and I've learned to stop asking "Did you feel that?" Little girl has received some wonderful gifts this past week from my sister. Some adorable pink and white shoes from Old Navy and of course a bib that says "My auntie loves me", along with some other great things. I also received a pair of red and white striped leg warmers from Stephani which was very sweet of her. I'm so thrilled that Mike was granted leave and we will be coming home to California for a whole week in March. I can't wait to see everyone and for everyone to see how much BIGGER my belly has grown since I was home in November (I had no bump then).

How baby is doing this week:
Turn on the radio and sway to the music. With her sense of movement well developed by now, your baby can feel you dance. And now that she's more than 11 inches long and weighs just over a pound (about as much as a large mango), you may be able to see her squirm underneath your clothes. Blood vessels in her lungs are developing to prepare for breathing, and the sounds that your baby's increasingly keen ears pick up are preparing her for entry into the outside world. Loud noises that become familiar now — such as your dog barking or the roar of the vacuum cleaner — probably won't faze her when she hears them outside the womb.

What baby looks like inside (from


<3 CMV said...

Hi Stephanie, I came across your blog today and I'm excited to hear that you're expecting! Congrats! Your blog is super cute!
Take care!

Stephanie said...

Thanks! How have you been? I'll have to add your blog to my list. :)

Stephani Nicole Anneler said...

OMG she is gonna be here before you know it! I cannot wait to see pictures of how beautiful she is gonna be!!!