I would have to say that the majority of my pregnancy, thus far, I've felt like I was having a boy. Even though I don't really understand how I, or anyone, can really feel something like that. I just felt that way. And it was kind of confirmed to me when I had a dream that we were having a boy.
Now I feel like I'm having a girl. Maybe it's because I recently had a dream we're having a girl, haha, (Which was a crazy weird dream by the way...pregnancy dreams are so weird!) even though that same night Tyler had a dream that we were having a boy. And now myths say I'm having a girl.
I had my 17 week checkup on Monday. The heartbeat was at 168 and Festus was doing just fine. One of the myths says that if the baby has a higher heartbeat, then it's a girl. So I asked the nurse if she believed in Old Wives Tales. She went on to explain that some she might believe, but others are just too outrageous. And I agree. She told me that if she had to guess now, she'd say I was having a girl. (She's pregnant with her 3rd girl.)
I'm really excited/anxious to find out. It's something that's been on the brain lately. Sometimes it'll float to the back of my mind, but it's always there. (Can you tell??) I'm so impatient!
We have a name picked out for a girl. We can't really agree on a name for a boy, but I'd say it's 90% set in stone.
We'll find out March 16!!
I would post another picture of my growing belly, but I don't think it's grown enough for the naked eye to see a difference. I'm doing fine though. Hardly ever sick. My pickle intake has finally gone down. (No more going through a jar a week!) I've gained 3 lbs since my first visit. My doctor told me that because I'm underweight for a girl my age and height (that isn't prego) I should expect to gain about 5 lbs extra than the average 20- 40 lbs pregnancy weight gain. Which isn't the greatest news, but as long as the baby's healthy, I'm A-OK. Weight can come off. I still haven't felt any movements from the baby, even though I know it's moving around like crazy.