Monday, May 24, 2010

Cailey Victoria is here!

Cailey Victoria arrived on May 18, 2010 at 9:54 PM! She was 38 weeks 1 day. We are thrilled that she is here and are so in love. I will post her birth story soon!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

So bored!

Friday was my last day of work! I have been on bed rest since 5/6, but was still able to work remotely from home. I will have to find a way to entertain myself. At least when I was able to work remotely, I had something to occupy my time during the day! I am glad that I don't have the mental stress of work, but now I'm bored. I can only watch so much TV.

Today, I am doing another 24 hour urine test to continue screening for pre-eclampsia. I have been feeling pretty good though. I have been spilling protein over the past several weeks. My next appointment is tomorrow, so I will post an update when I get back from it. Also, Cailey's nursery is done, so I will post pics!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Weeks 33-36 (Month 8): Honeydew

A little about baby this month......


Baby’s senses are continuing to improve -- when light peeks in through your (extremely) stretched belly, those tiny eyelids and irises blink and dilate. And, baby can now recognize and react to simple songs… time to start practicing your lullabies! Growth (at least inside your womb) is starting to slow, and you may notice baby descend into your pelvis at the end of this month.

Week 34: Your amazing baby is on the move! They’ve been riding fairly high in your stretched-out womb till now (while kindly compressing your poor internal organs), but now they’re planning on making the big move to your pelvis this week. If you haven’t noticed it already, you’ll be feeling the weight shift that signals that your baby is most likely out of breech position, with their head now resting on your pubic bone. In liver news: although not quite fully formed, your little miracle’s liver is now capable of processing a certain amount of waste. In general, most of your child’s prenatal physical development is pretty much up to snuff and ready for the outside world. Naturally, further weight gain is expected—so you’re still not at maximum capacity despite probably feeling like you definitely are maxed out.

I do feel maxed out in the capacity department!