This blog started out as "Baby Dunkelberger", a journey through my pregnancy. After our little one finally arrived, I decided to change the name to "The Dunkelberger Family", the adventures of Tyler, Jami, Lyla, Bella, Cash, Marmaduke and anyone else who should stumble into our crazy family :)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Week 30 ~ 3/4 of the way done

As of Sunday, I am 30 weeks along! Only 10 left to go!! I had another dr. appointment today and it went smooth as usual. Our baby's heart beat is a strong 136. The belly is measuring 30 inches and thankfully, everything seems to be right on track. I have 2 more check ups before the "big day". The next one is September 9 and the last one will be 3 weeks after that. It's getting so close!!

New developments this week.......

Week 30: Goodbye monkey baby, hello roly poly! Fetal development in pregnancy week 30: fetus in seventh month The light is visible at the end of the tunnel! Your oversized self and amazing growing baby have finally reached the single digits (in terms of weeks till birth)! The fine lanugo hair that has been growing all over their little monkey-like body is going to start falling off this week in preparation for the big day. But don’t be shocked if they’re hairier than you’d anticipated, some babies keep their lanugo until after birth. Still, it’s not any cause to be concerned as it will fall off eventually. No surprises here: your little porker is getting even cuter with increasingly pudgy arms and legs this week thanks to the ever-growing layers of subcutaneous fat. In terms of numbers, your baby should be weighing in at around 3 pounds 12 ounces (or more!) and be nearly 16 inches long.

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