Monday, January 25, 2010

19 Weeks!

Baby's now the size of a mango!
Vernix caseosa, a greasy white substance made of lanugo, oil, and dead skin cells (yum) now coats baby's skin, shielding it from the amniotic fluid. (Picture yourself after a nine-month bath, and the need for protection makes sense.) You might get to see the vernix at birth, especially if baby is premature.

And here I am:

1 comment:

mommaruth said...

Yay! Baby Girl is getting big :)

And you look great!!!