20 weeks today – 4 days til we know boy or girl!

How your baby’s growing:


Your baby weighs about 10 1/2 ounces now. He or she is also around 6 1/2 inches
long from head to bottom and about 10 inches from head to heel —
the length of a banana. (For the first 20 weeks, when a baby’s legs are curled up against his torso and hard to measure, measurements
are taken from the top of his head to his bottom — the “crown to rump”
measurement. After 20 weeks, he’s measured from head to toe.)


He or she is
swallowing more these days, which is good practice for his/her digestive
system. He/She is also producing meconium, a black, sticky by-product of
digestion. This gooey substance will accumulate in his/her bowels, and
you’ll see it in his/her first soiled diaper (some babies pass meconium in
the womb or during delivery).

4 days until we know boy or girl!!!
Do you have a preference?  I know my sis-in-law, Kristen, wants a girl!
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