A REVIEW: It’s an avocado… it’s a leek… no it’s a BABY!

14 weeks and the size of a lemon
15 weeks and the size of an apple.
16 weeks an the size of an avocado.
17 weeks and the weight of a turnip – 5 oz.
18 weeks and about the length of a bell pepper. 5 1/2 inches long and weighs almost 7 ounces.
19 weeks and the size of an heirloom tomato. (Our Baby J is 10 oz.)
20 weeks and Baby J is the length of a banana.
21 weeks and the length of a carrot – 10 1/2 inches!
22 weeks and the length of a spaghetti squash. Almost 1 pound too!
23 weeks and the size of a large mango. 11-12 inches long and just over a pound.
24 weeks and the length of an ear of corn. 12 inches long!
25 weeks and the weight of a rutabaga – a pound and a half! (Oh and 13.5 inches long.)
26 weeks and about 1 2/3 pounds. 
Measures 14 inches and about the length of an English hothouse cucumber.
27 weeks and the size of a head of cauliflower. 
About 2 pounds and 14.5 inches long with legs extended.
28 weeks and the baby weighs 2 1/4 pounds, like a Chinese Nappa Cabbage, and measures 14.8 inches from top of the head to the heels.
29 weeks and Baby J is the size of a butternut squash. 2 1/2 pounds and 15 inches long.
30 weeks and Baby J is about 15.7 inches long, and weighs almost 3 pounds like this head of cabbage. Papa got in on the photos this week as we took them at our first baby shower.
31 weeks and Baby J measures over 16 inches long, weighing about 3.3 pounds like 4 navel oranges.
32 weeks along and Baby J is 3.75 pounds like the weight of a large jicama or in my case some celery stalks. He is about 16.7 inches long, taking up a lot of space!
33 weeks and this week Baby J weighs a little over 4 pounds, like hefting a pineapple and has passed the 17 inch mark.
34 weeks and Baby J weighs about 4 3/4 pounds, like your average cantaloupe. 
He is almost 18 inches long!
35 weeks along and 35 days to go! He is over 18 inches long and tips the scales at 5 1/4 pounds like the weight of a honeydew melon.
36 weeks and Baby J is still packing on the pounds – at the rate of about an ounce a day. Momma can feel it and you could see it in my feet! LOL
He now weighs almost 6 pounds, like a Crenshaw melon and is more then 18 1/2 inches long.
At 37 weeks Baby J is now considered full term, weighing about 6 1/3 pounds and measuring  bait over 19 inches, head to heel like the length of Swish Chard.
38 weeks and Baby J weights about 6.8 pounds and is over 19 1/2 inches long like this leek.
At 39 weeks I was in labor! At 4:28 am on Thursday, August 30 (my 39 week mark) Cashel Rock Jacobson was born at albs 6 ounces and 20 inches long. I’m amazed at how close he was to the comparison weight and length. 
At 40 weeks and on my due date he is the size of a baby!
1 week and 1 day old, he wights 7 pounds and 5 ounces and is 19.5 inches long, like a small pumpkin.
Really glad I got to skip that one.
In fact I said later I was really glad that when I went into labor the last veggie I had in my mind was that leek! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I got to skip mini watermelon and small pumpkin – PHEW! Much easier to imagine him like a leek.
What fun this was to do all along and now looking back I am amazed.
Already thinking of what we may do with Baby #2 to mark these special weekly milestones. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 

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