How far along: 41 weeks How much do I weigh: 61,8 kg (+12 kg) Baby size: growing and growing Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 106 cm and from top to bottom it’s 44 cm Belly button in or out: even/out Sleep: not so good the last couple of days, but our little toddler-Q has a lot to process during the night and I always wake up when he makes a sound Food (non) cravings: Nothing special Symptoms: I actually feel really really good. I have a few contractions, sometimes the head really pushes into a nerve in my right leg but other than that, I feel too good… Maternity clothes: they are all getting very tight Stretch marks: my belly skin is showing more red lines/areas but no stretch marks Linea negra: above the belly button Miss anything: nah, weather is great, it’s warm and sunny, I feel good, all good Looking forward to: Our baby Best happenings this week: knowing that there’s a bunch of amniotic fluid (around 11) and the placenta is 99% intact Movement: Daily, lots Gender: Hmmm Happy or moody most of the time: Happy Sports: just bringing toddler-Q to day-care and doing households
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
It’s funny, there are a lot of similarities to my first pregnancy. I weighed exactly the same and without reading my last pregnancy’s post from 37 weeks, I wrote the exact same thing about getting up from the couch. First pregnancy post. I also started with prenatal acupuncture on wednesday.
How far along: 37 weeks 4 days How much do I weigh: 60,5 kg (+ 10,8 kg) Baby size: Around 3kg maybe? Baby’s head is tight in my pelvis, cervix is closed (one fingertip fits) and the neck of the uterus is quite short (1-2cm?), even had one contraction while I was at the Gyn. Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 103 cm and from top to bottom it’s 42 cm
Belly button in or out: even/out Sleep: Soso, sometimes I wake up at 3am and cannot go back to sleep, sometimes I wake up, go to the bathroom and fall asleep right away Food (non) cravings: nothing really, I think my uterus is way on the top so not that much fits at the moment. I do need some sweets in the evenings though Symptoms: Out of breath fast, not able to eat so much, big belly is getting uncomfortable, Baby has a lot of hiccups Maternity clothes: Now my pants are getting too tight. I guess I need to wear leggings only soon (hope it gets warmer, it’s snowing here again) Stretch marks: None yet Linea negra: above the belly button Miss anything: being able to get up from the couch like a 30-year old :), I miss being able to eat whatever I want, let’s hope this baby is not that sensitive to what I eat while breastfeeding Looking forward to: the registration at hospital #2 Best happenings this week: going out with my girls at night for dinner, spending a lovely night at a hotel in Munich with my mom, going out to eat and going shopping the next day. My first night away from my “baby”-boy, I woke up four times that night but went to sleep right away and just enjoyed two days with my mom Movement: Lots, mainly the baby is quite active three times a day and as much I really like that baby is moving so much and that all seems fine it really is uncomfortable Gender: Boy? Girl? Happy or moody most of the time: I’m not moody, I’m just really looking forward to meeting our baby Sports: Still lifting weights twice a week. Next week will be my last week, from April 1st on I’ll pause at the gym. No backache – yay!
How far along: 33 weeks 5 days How much do I weigh: 58,1 kg (+8,4 kg) Baby size: 45 cm & 2,5 kg maybe? Belly size: The circumference (2cm under the belly button) is 100 cm and from top to bottom it’s 40 cm
It’s coming more out to the front now, not hanging down so much anymore it seems.
Belly button in or out: even/out Sleep: I have two sick men at home with a cold, so… sleep? Food (non) cravings: can’t eat so much anymore. Craving sweets. Symptoms: Baby has sooo many hiccups 🙂 Stretch marks: none yet I hope Linea negra: I see a light light light brown line above my belly button Miss anything: health! Looking forward to: My little toddler Q being healthy Best happenings this week: made my handover at work. Bye bye for now. Movement: not as much it seems but still very intense, esp. on my top right side under my right boob. Gender: we’ll find out soon. Boy? Happy or moody most of the time: exhausted 🙂 Sports: yes, at least I went to the gym twice this week. Monday and Friday.
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.