Mamma Mia: Pregnancy Weeks 19-22

Week 19: I feel baby move!

Week 20: baby is the size of a banana! 

We experience our second ultrasound. Baby blows "bubbles." Our technician circles baby's gender on a slip of paper and seals in an envelope for a surprise reveal later! 

I research natural birthing methods. Natalie at Messy Mom generously answers my questions about her water birth in an inspiring, demystifying blog post

Week 21: Zade feels baby move! 

Week 22: baby is the size of a papaya! 

We look inside our envelope and find out we are having a......

Baby Shaw gender reveal to follow soon! 

Mamma Mia: Pregnancy Weeks 1-18

Our pregnancy pictorial journey weeks 1-18! 

Week 3: baby finds a home

Week 4: I am suspicious…taking a pregnancy test soon! 

Week 5: I take a pregnancy test December 15th and learn I am pregnant on the 7 year anniversary of the day Zade and I became engaged. I tell Zade our news under the trees using an arrow and Psalm 127:4. 

Week 5: baby is the size of an apple seed. We tell our immediate families on Christmas day! 

Week 6: baby is the size of a sweet pea. 

Week 8: baby is the size of a raspberry. I am super sleepy and take lots of naps. 

Week 10: baby bounces! 

Week 11: baby is the size of a lime

Week 17: We tell the world! 

Week 18: baby is the size of a sweet potato. 

More to come!