Baby Mussetter - Week 17Baby Mussetter is about the size of an onion! His skeleton is hardening, changing from rubbery cartilage to bone, and fat is finally accumulating around it. His umbilical cord is getting thicker and stronger, and those little fingers and toes now feature one-of-a-kind prints (according to thebump.com).
We had a doctor's appointment on Tuesday with Dr. Melvin. The baby's heartbeat was 155 beats per minute. I have now lost a grand total of 12 pounds and my blood pressure keeps getting a little bit higher at each visit. Dr. Melvin said that they would continue to monitor my blood pressure. So hopefully it doesn't continue to increase!!
Here are this week's baby bump pictures: