Life with the Wallaces

>20 weeks-half baked!


You’re at the halfway mark — congratulations! Your baby weighs about 10 1/2 ounces now. She’s also around 6 1/2 inches long from head to bottom and about 10 inches from head to heel — the length of a banana. (The way your baby is measured changes now.) She’s swallowing more these days, which is good practice for his digestive system. She’s also producing meconium, a black, sticky by-product of digestion. This gooey substance will accumulate in her bowels, and you’ll see it in her first soiled diaper (although some babies pass meconium in the womb or during delivery).
How Far Along:
20 weeks-halfway
Total Weight Gained/Loss: gain 6.6 lbs overall (+ .2 lbs this week)
Maternity Clothes: just about everything is maternity now and they are so comfortable
Best Moment of the Week: getting to half way and realizing that our baby could be here in 16 weeks-time is flying by
Movement: she definitely likes to move around, hasn’t been kicking as much but she definitely moves and Im not sure exactly what else but i definitely feel her
Food Craving: fruit, chocolate milk
Food aversions: nothing
Morning sickness: none
Gender: a GIRL-Morgan Elizabeth
Labor Signs: hopefully not for a long time
Belly Button: in
What I miss: sleeping normal
What I’m looking forward to: getting to see our baby in 10 days-yeah!
Weekly Wisdom:
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalms 37:4
Milestones: making it to the half way point-yeah!


Author: Amber Wallace

High School Digital Media teacher that is married to a Digital Media Communications at a local college. We have one little girl who was born May 28, 2010 and hope to add another one soon!

7 thoughts on “>20 weeks-half baked!

  1. >yay! i can't believe you're halfway there!

  2. >wow!! Half way mark already!!! So happy for you:)

  3. >WOW! I can't believe Morgan is already 20 weeks, your pregnancy is going by fast (I think so at least)! 🙂

  4. >Congratulations Amber on being half way. You're looking great.

  5. >Wow! I can't believe you're at 20 weeks already! Time sure is flying!!

  6. >Congrats on making it half way. Time is gonna fly by now!

  7. >Half way! Little Morgan will be here before you know it!!

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