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16 Weeks

Well, we are back from our babymoon. We had a wonderful time in Costa Rica. The weather was perfect and our days were spent relaxing by the pool or on the beach. I'll share pictures from our trip after I get them uploaded.

For now I just want to say...

We have made it (give or take a little) to the half way point of this pregnancy. We're four months in and have around four months to go! There are so many people I've heard of who were already on some type of bed rest at this point. I am so thankful that everything is going so well.

I really feel so grateful that I've had such a great pregnancy so far. From the time Reid and I found out we were having quads we were warned about how difficult this pregnancy would be. Now, I understand that we still have four months left and there's plenty of time for it to get really hard. But, I think we are both just so relieved that we've been able to enjoy this journey. I am starting to feel more of the "expanding" pains that my doctor warned me about. I've had a constant aching in my ribs and a pulling feeling around my stomach for the past two weeks. I'm also waking up every two to three hours in the night. I guess I'm getting ready for all of those middle of the night feedings. :) I am so thankful to be pregnant and never want my updates to sound like I'm complaining. I just want to be honest about what it feels like to be pregnant with four babies. On a positive note, the swelling I experienced in the Costa Rican heat went away almost as soon as I stepped out into the 27 degree Dallas weather. Good riddance!

According to our weekly updates the babies started hearing last week. Reid spent the week calling the three girls by their names. I never imagined having three (and possibly four) girls but now I can't imagine it any other way. Reid is going to be the sweetest Daddy to these little girls! We can't wait for our appointment this Friday to find out who Baby D is! We have a hunch and I'm interested to see if we are right. I'll post the news sometime Friday afternoon!

And, here's the weekly belly pic. All five of us are growing at a rapid rate!

16 weeks


  1. This is soo exciting! I have been reading your blog but not commenting for some reason... But i am so happy for you. 3 GIRLS...i bet baby D is a boy...i can't wait to hear your names! You look great!

  2. I can't wait to find out. And while I'm really pulling for a boy, I just want now that they are all healthy :-)

  3. You look beautiful!!! So glad you are feeling and doing well!!

  4. I just found your blog it's interesting, you are so quiet and placid

    do you know that 2 other Texas women are pregnant to quads ? It's a babyboom !
    Ashley (19w)
    Amber (14w)


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