Total weight gain/measurements: 30 pounds.
Maternity clothes: Yes, but not for very much longer:)
Sleep: I am tossing and turning more and more. It is uncomfortable…I wake up with neck and arm pains because I don’t like lying on my sides.
Best moment this week: My best moments were all of my non stress tests – NST came back normal. Baby is healthy and happy! On 9/29/16 my doctor scrapped my membranes trying to help me go into labor. Unfortunately, it did not work.’ At the same appointment we decided that because baby was measuring a little big and that I had a little extra amniotic fluid that they were going to induce me on Monday, October 3rd. My maternity leave started 9/30/16. 13 weeks off!! I can’t wait!!
Miss anything? Abdominal muscles and bladder volume, hehe!
Movement: Tons of movement, he is getting so strong!!
Food cravings: Smoothies….been obsessing about smoothies?
Anything making you queasy or sick? Nope.
Gender: It’s a BOY!
Labor signs: I had several braxton hicks. I don’t believe that I have had any real contractions. I even tried castor oil mixed with juice, yuck!
Symptoms: My feet hurt so so so so much! They are so swollen and hurt to walk. I can only wear flip flops because everything else is so so uncomfortable. This last week I have really felt uncomfortably big.
Belly button in or out? Outie!
Wedding rings on or off? Wedding band only and there is no way that it is coming off! I am too swollen.
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy and moody. I am having so many emotions as Monday approaches…nervous, excited, scared, thrilled, fearful…..goodness so many! I can’t wait to meet my little guy. I can’t wait to see what he looks like, if he has hair(heart burn should mean YES), how much he will weight and how tall he will be…..so many things!
Looking forward to: Meeting my little man! Time has flown bye! My mom came down on October 1st and she is staying for a month to help with the baby! I am so thankful and fortunate that she has the ability to have so much time off. She has only been here for two days and I have so much more already done. His nursery is basically completed and it looks so great!
Days to go: 0 days to go!
Baby development: Baby is ready for the real world! I hope everything goes smoothly as Rick and I start this new chapter as a mommy and daddy!