How far along: I honestly didn't think we would make it to a new week, so I'm really pleased to be here.
How big is baby? Baby girl is the size of a pineapple... and I feel like I am about to pop her out at any minute.
Sleep: The bed in this new hospital is surprisingly comfortable - so I'm sleeping fairly well here,
Symptoms: My rib pain is gone, as baby has already lowered so far. Instead, my biggest complaint is pelvic/butt pressure. It's so uncomfortable, and I can actually feel her pushing on my poor cervix.
Best moment of this week: Getting here! Baby nailed her CTG monitoring yesterday, so seems to be doing well.
Miss anything: I miss the food from the previous hospital. The food here is virtually inedible.
Movement: Some days are wigglier than others, but she's certainly making her presence known now!
Food cravings: The last meal I had at the previous hospital was an amazing chicken caesar salad. I would give my right leg for another one of those right now. Seriously... so good!
Anything making you queasy or sick: Just the food. :)
How's your mood? I'm feeling okay this week. We did a tour of the NICU here at the big public hospital that we got transferred to, and I feel a bit more at ease about what could happen when baby girl arrives early. They keep warning me that I need to buzz them with any signs at all, as the fear is that I'll labour fairly quickly, as everything is already in place. I still really want to get another few weeks under my belt, but realistically, I'm just trying to get through each day as it comes.
Looking forward to: Hopefully having another growth scan later next week, to see what baby is up to. And if we make it that far, I'd love to think about transferring back to my previous hospital. Just have to cross our fingers and toes.
The Bump: Doesn't really feel much different again, I guess because she's so low, it's sagging down and not popping out?
Saturday, 13 August 2016
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