Having never been this pregnant before, I don’t know how much a “normal” baby moves, but wee-beastie seems to be one active little bugger. The obvious things make him/her do the hokey-pokey like post-meal glucose bliss, but almost everything (save for my lectures, which is apparently nap time) seems to induce a major fit of the wiggles. A major trigger? Mr. MC singing to my stomach. It is very cool to feel the movement but sometimes feeling the BA-BOING and seeing my entire stomach bounce up and down is a little weird.
On the 31st I have an appointment with my OB and we may try another ultrasound as well, or at least we will schedule one. SHE-beastie or HE-beastie? The mystery remains unsolved — stay tuned.
The nausea and puking have resumed, which I can hopefully attribute to my impending cold. I have the sore throat — THE sore throat that you only get when you are getting sick — and it is making me super-gaggy. I have also completely lost my appetite and when I don’t eat, I get very nauseous. Against my will (I HATE to miss class) I cancelled class and am going back to bed for the afternoon.
Continuing worry: why have I still only gained 4 lbs. when I am 24 weeks pregnant? The tummy is growing, so the baby is presumably growing, right?
I am going to try and eat something, lay down, and then coach my child on the finer points of jazz hands while in utero.