Monday, September 6, 2010

30 weeks!!

Holy Moly!  It is so hard to believe that we're already in the final stretch.  We are 75% done with what is considered the standard 40 week pregnancy, and only have 10 weeks until my due date.  10 weeks is not that long at all, it can go by in the blink of an eye.

Here we are by the numbers:  3 weeks until the gestational age where Matthew was born, 4 weeks until Samantha's wedding (or so), and also to the point where if my water were to break, they would not consider holding off delivery at all and I would deliver, 5 weeks to the point where if I delivered, more than likely Samantha would be able to go home with us, 6 weeks until my last p17 shot and 6-7 weeks until *they* predict I would deliver! 

How far along? 30 weeks!!  Only 2 1/2 months until my due date!
Weight gain/loss:  33 pounds!  If I continue and gain 2 pounds per week and get to 38 weeks, that's about 50 pounds total, which really isn't that bad.  It is getting so much harder to eat, my stomach feels tight long before I'm full, so I'm guessing it'll come back down to 1 lb per week.

Maternity Clothes?  Oh yeah!
Stretch Marks?  Nothing so far, knocking on wood!
Sleep?  I'm getting a bit more sleep, not getting up as much, but the heartburn is so bad at night that nothing is stopping it, so by 6 I want out of bed and in the recliner just to stop the burning.
Best moment this week?  Dusty could feel the outline of her foot, I've been feeling  it for a bit yet, but it was his first time.  And we got to celebrate my 10 year reunion!
Food Cravings?  Milk.  It helps the heartburn!
Belly Button, in or out?  Out
What I miss?  This weekend I really missed wine lol
Weekly Wisdom? No matter how slowly each day feels like it is creeping by, when you look back at it, it feels like it went in the blink of an eye.
Upcoming Appointments?  Wednesday I have my 30 week appointment, p17 shot and some vaccines.  Thursday morning I have my next u/s.  It should be my last cervical scan since after this the cervix should start shortening to make way for labor.  With her head still being so low, this scan probably won't really tell us much, she is obviously putting pressure on the cervix and it's normal for it to not be as long after 28 weeks.  We should also be doing a growth u/s to make sure that the baby aspirin is helping to provide enough blood flow to Samantha and there isn't a need for us to start heparin shots.

1 comment:

Lori said...

Just catching up, so I'm behind, but you look amazing!!!!! AH-MAZE-ING!