Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Updates

Since it's been a month since my last post I though I would start back with a few updates.

First, the baby is a boy!

I'm currently 23 weeks pregnant and getting bigger. I'm enjoying the feel of this precious little baby kicking and moving and growing - what a wonderful blessing. I've been VERY tired, but I'm thankful to have discovered the reason for that - anemia. Bear Cub is completely weaned now and I've been taking iron supplements in addition to the prenatal vitamins, so I'm hoping to feel better soon. The morning sickness is lingering, as it usually does for me. I'm very happy to not be on bed rest yet, and I hope it stays that way. I started bed rest with Bear Cub at 24 weeks and it was at 28 weeks with the Teen, so I'm quickly approaching the time when I usually start having trouble with preterm contractions/labor.

Bear Cub is 14 months old now and is walking well, saying more words everyday and is getting into EVERYTHING. This video was almost a month ago, so he's walking even better now - but I'll share it anyway.


video

Psalm 127:3-5

3Lo, children are an heritage of the LORD: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.
4As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
5Happy is the man that hath his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.


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2 comments:

  1. Congratulations on finding out you are having a brother for your sweetie pie!

    I'm glad you have avoided bed rest thus far, and pray you get to avoid it the whole time!

    God Bless you!

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  2. Oh, Jessica!! When did I miss your announcement about your pregnancy?? I am SO thrilled for you! Praise God for this wonderful blessing. Yay!! May God bless you with the grace to treasure every moment. May He give you good health and and keep you from bed rest. And may you have endless praises flowing from your heart to Him in whatever the days ahead bring. Much love and many hugs!!

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