Monday, October 17, 2011

18 And Some Change

We are 18 weeks and 4 days today! I've started to feel our little one moving and kicking around. I can't wait until Mitchell can feel it with me. I keep running over to him as soon as I feel something and place his hand on my (ever growing) belly but it's way too early.

Our next ultrasound appointment will be so exciting- we find out the gender! I can't wait to hear what I think I already know- that it's a boy :) Really, we are just thankful that so far everything is going well and that Baby Young looks healthy- boy or girl. But can you imagine anything cuter than a little boy that is just like Mitchell?

It still feel so surreal that we are having a baby that we haven't even gotten serious about names yet. Every once in a while one of us will say, "What do you think about so-and-so?" And the other one will say, "It's ok." And that's really kind of it. I never realized how hard it is picking out names- you don't want anything too common, or too weird, or too cutesy, or too formal... "Figgy" is the only one that's stuck so far. (We started calling him/her "Figgy" several weeks ago when we saw that he/she was about the size of a fig at that point in pregnancy.) We should probably stop soon, or you may receive a birth announcement for Baby Figgy Young.


  1. What a beautiful picture! I love knowing that figgy is moving and kicking! :) You look great...just glowing!
    Can't wait to talk more!
    Love you.

  2. Awe! So excited for you all! I was in the same exact place this time last year. Don't worry... we didn't decide on a name until, well, they asked for the name for the birth certificate! You have time. :) Brings back such wonderful memories to hear your stories. Congrats! Enjoy this special time because there is nothing like it!

  3. You look beautiful! And Figgy will be precious no matter what you end up naming him- names are SO hard!

  4. you are adorable! and i think "figgy" should stick as a nickname - that's too cute!