Past my due date and now I am sitting, waiting, wishing…
How far along: 40+ weeks How much do I weigh: around 61,8 kg (+12 kg)
Baby size: Who knows… big enough to enter this world for sure Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 103 cm and from top to bottom it’s 46 cm
Belly button in or out: even/out Sleep: Pretty good Food (non) cravings: the usual Symptoms: contractions every day since Monday April 9th, sometimes more, sometimes less, mainly in the evening, hoping they come more regularly and stay 🙂 I had contractions in my last CTG on Friday but none two days before that.
Cervix is open a bit, one finger fits through
Cervix is very very soft, the gyn said I shouldn’t wait too long to get to the hospital as it will probably open quite quickly
I have contractions
my neck of the uterus is pretty much non existent anymore
Baby’s head is tight in my pelvis
My body is ready – when will the baby be? Maternity clothes: Well, they are getting quite tight. I wear my leggings or shorts and wide tops Stretch marks: None yet Linea negra: above the belly Miss anything: No, I’m feeling good and I really want to meet our little kiddo! Looking forward to: Holding my second child Best happenings this week: Seeing progress at the last GYN appointment. Movement: Luckily still daily Gender: I would say we’ll prolly know in a week or so? How exciting Happy or moody most of the time: Happy Sports: Nope
The weather for this coming week looks quite good so baby#2 might be born on a sunny day.
How far along: 39+ weeks How much do I weigh: 61,2 kg (+ 11,5 kg) Baby size: Around 3,4 kg maybe? Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 104 cm and from top to bottom it’s 45 cm
Belly button in or out: out Sleep: pretty good. Getting up once or twice to pee Food (non) cravings: sweets but that’s a normal craving Symptoms: pain when the baby is moving, heartburn at times, nausea at times, pain when I get up, I walk like I have a sunburn between my legs 🙁 Once I stand or walk for a while it all settles Maternity clothes: It’s warm outside since this week so I wear leggings or even shorts (non-maternity shorts). Stretch marks: None yet Linea negra: above the belly button… getting longer Miss anything: Contractions? Looking forward to: BIRTH, although I feel quite good now… Best happenings this week: Toddler’s third birthday & easter in one day, sunny weather Movement: yup Gender: Boy? Girl? Boy? Happy or moody most of the time: happy Sports: Did it twice a week but as of April 1st I pause for three months
How far along: 32 weeks How much do I weigh: 57,8 kg (+8 kg), seems like I’m not gaining or just very slow at the moment. Baby size: around 1,8 kg, the baby is gaining for sure though 🙂 Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 100 cm and from top to bottom it’s 41 cm Belly button in or out: even/out Sleep: Not good, I’m awake for 2-3 hours a night 🙁 luckily not every night Food (non) cravings: chips in the evening on the couch Symptoms: Tired, Braxton Hicks (ouch) Maternity clothes: always and everything Stretch marks: none yet, I hope Linea negra: none yet Miss anything: sweets!! Looking forward to: enjoying my maternity leave Best happenings this week: Bought a new dining table for the kitchen, a cute little one and some new chairs on which I got a great deal. Seeing we were home alone Q and I spent the whole weekend eating our meals on our new dining table and we enjoyed it lots Movement: heavy kicking with his butt against the right side of my belly Gender: Now I’m not sure if boy or girl but still think that two same gender kids are what we’ll have, kinda Happy or moody most of the time: Happy Sports: chest, back, biceps, triceps, gluteus maximus, legs
How far along: 30 weeks How much do I weigh: 57,0 kg (+ 7,3kg) Baby size: about 1,5kg maybe? Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 97 cm and from top to bottom it’s 39 cm
Belly button in or out: both Sleep: as always, quite good actually, I get up once to pee Food (non) cravings: no cravings for special food Symptoms: out of breath faster, sometimes my belly hurts, a lot of Braxton Hicks contractions, gas, lazy, baby’s movement hurts at times Maternity clothes: pants, tops, panties Stretch marks: none yet Linea negra: not yet Miss anything: I miss being in the mood to be more active. I love sitting on the couch too much Looking forward to: The next appointment on Feb 08th 2018 Best happenings this week: Q’s cold turned out to be a one/two day thing. He looked bad one day but the next day all was good again Movement: A lot when I lay down with Q at noon and night or drive home from work at 17:00. Baby’s back is mostly on the right side of my uterus. Gender: well, we are slowly talking about names for boys and girls. Finally – only about ten more weeks! Happy or moody most of the time: I’d say happy Sports: At least once a week at the gym and one time a big walk. Or then twice a week at the gym.
How far along: 28 weeks How much do I weigh: 56,7 kg (+ 7kg) Baby size: 1,2 kg Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 97 cm and from top to bottom it’s 36 cm
Belly button in or out: even Sleep: quite good. I haven’t had a full night of sleep since 3 years so, that’s how it is now too. Food (non) cravings: nothing really Symptoms: Feels like baby’s butt or head is always pushing its way down, pimples on my back, lower back pain (not so often) Maternity clothes: always, everything. Panties, pants, bra, tops. Just my socks and boots are non-maternity 🙂 Stretch marks: none, I think? Linea negra: not yet Miss anything: I miss not worrying about what I eat when. I’m lucky that I don’t have gestational diabetes yet the doctor said I should stop eating white flour completely. Looking forward to: every free minute Best happenings this week: Big ultrasound yesterday and I finally got a photo again. Baby is laying with its head down, everything is fine. It moved a lot and had a hiccups
Movement: lots, I feel everything Gender: hmm… yesterday in the ultrasound it really showed its gender so good and I hoped that the doctor would say “well look at this boy/girl”… but no. I was so close to saying we DO want to know the gender now but I didn’t. Still going to be a surprise. Happy or moody most of the time: Depends on if I’m hungry, sleepy, if my son does what I ask him to do, if my bubby does what I ask him to do… depends on all those things Sports: In the gym twice a week, treadmill for 30 minutes and lifting weights (chest, back & legs)
How far along: 26 weeks 2 days How much do I weigh: 56,4 kg (+6,7 kg) Baby size: Length: about 14 inches; weight: almost 2 pounds. Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 97 cm and from top to bottom it’s 36 cm (have to measure tomorrow morning)
Belly button in or out: in and out Sleep: so so Food (non) cravings: pickles Symptoms: Can’t breathe so good, it feels like the head or popo of the baby are pushing its way down, heartburn Maternity clothes: Day and night Stretch marks: none Miss anything: sweets Looking forward to: always looking forward to the next gyn appointment. Right now I’m looking forward on going to the diabetology in a week to find out if I have gestational diabetes or not. Best happenings this week: New Years and spending time with Oma and Opa, spending time with my boy every day Movement: lots lots lots Gender: I still think it’s a boy. My bubby has a brother. My bubby’s brother has two boys. My sister has two boys. My friends all have two kids of the same sex (only one has one of each), so… this is why I think we’re having another boy.
Two colleagues think it’s a girl, mainly because of my “flat” belly (how is this even possible?) and because my blood results during pregnancy were good.
My dad swung – a girl.
My bubby thinks it’s going to be a girl.
My sister dreamt it’s a girl.
My other sister thinks it’s a boy.
My mom thinks it’s a boy. Happy or moody most of the time: Happy Sports: None atm due to the Christmas vacation and not being home