How far along? 27 weeks
Bedrest so far: 7 weeks
Total weight gain/loss: Lost 2 lbs since last week, for a total gain this pregnancy of 3lbs so far. The doctors are requesting me to eat every two hours for awhile to keep my weight up.
Maternity clothes?: All maternity all the time.
Stretch marks? Yes….its sad and there are more appearing all the time. With all the stripes Ive got, I out rank my husband.
Cervical Length?: 2.76cm-3.0cm, cerclage intact
Labor signs: None thankfully. But my BP was elevated this week.
Medications?: Prenatals and zantac.
Sleep: I need way more sleep now then ever before. It feels like the first trimester all over again. Im taking like two naps a day.
Best moment this week: Seeing my son take practice breaths. Having my baby shower! Nolan’s AbueIsa feeling his kicks.
Worst Moment this week: Anxiety that something is wrong. Having alot of scary moments.
Movement: Less movement this week then ever before. This prompted an extra ultrasound and a biophysical profile. Everything is fine and it turns out that baby is facing my back, thats why Im feeling less.
Food cravings/aversions: Crab dip and olives. Watermelon is once again cravable. Still not too thrilled about most meats.
Belly Button in or out?: Still an innie…but stretched to the limit!
Gender: All boy! And he’s not shy about it! Every ultrasound he has his legs spread eagle and is showing off the goods.
What I miss: Being able to drive, holding a conversation without being out of breath, getting up outta bed without needing assistance.
What I am looking forward to: Continuing to grow this amazing human being! And also going to my 3D/4D ultrasound appointment at the begining of July.
Weekly Wisdom: You need to tell the doctors about both the physical complaints and the psychological ones. They can validate them and help you out.
Milestones: My son is learning to breathe! He is still a thumb sucker and according to the doctor he estimates him to weigh about 2.6lbs!
Symptoms: Yucky stomach, very sensitive gag reflex, tired, back ache, and some abdominal pain, and itchy skin.