Baby weighs almost a pound according to the ticker above! Yippee!!
This past week our family took a vacation to Colorado. I didn’t sleep real well, but I did have plenty of time to read and relax and enjoy the cooler mountain air. I have lots of food for thought that to share that will most certainly make it to the blog sometime in the coming months!
I’ve hit the point in pregnancy where people assume I am due any day. I am often asked when I’m due, and my answer is always, “Not until December.” I’m not sure when December won’t seem so very far away, but for now prefacing my answer with the words “not until” seems like the thing to do.
The topic of baby names has begun to be something we’re kicking around. We already had a couple of boy names picked out (I guess when you have a string of boys, you tend to think you’ll only have boys and that’s what you naturally gravitate toward?), but we are starting to come up with a few girl names as well. We don’t really like to share the names we are considering because there’s really no sense in people giving us their opinion of our choice prior to baby’s birth. Once baby is here, they can’t do much about the name we’ve chosen.
Oh, and for those of you who are desperately wondering if we found out what gender baby is at our 19 week sonogram, the answer is…sort of. Those of you who have followed Raising Arrows through several pregnancies know that we never let the sonographer tell us what the baby is, but we always look for ourselves. It leaves that “shadow of a doubt” in our minds and keeps us still wondering until baby arrives. Do we have an inkling? Yes. Am I going to tell you? Nope.
Now, what do we do about our inklings? Well, I tend to make up a few diapers and other little things in that gender. I also pull out just a few gowns and onesies that are gender-specific. However, the bulk majority of items I prepare for baby are gender neutral. We have plenty of these to keep us stocked until mama feels like rifling through clothes tubs to find the more gender-specific items after baby arrives.
Such an exciting time!
So, do you find out if you are having a boy or a girl? How do you handle prepping baby things?