Monday, June 25, 2012

35/35

35 weeks down and 35 days to go!!!
How far along: 35w
How big is Baby: Baby weighs approximately 5 1/2 - 6 lbs.
Maternity Clothes: Definitely. I think I have enough to get me to the end of the pregnancy. Fingers crossed.
Sleep: Sleep is okay. I wake up at least three times every night to turn and/or pee.
Movement: Oh yes! He was super active at my NST on Friday. This is just a short clip, but he was going on and on and on. The nurse was cracking up.

video

Food cravings: Anything sweet.
Food aversions: Everything except sweets :)
Gender: It's a BOY!
Symptoms: Contractions. Extremely itchy stretch marks. Sore pelvis. Swollen ankles and feet. Backaches. Exhaustion. Peeing every five two minutes. 
Nursery Progress: I ordered the custom crib bedding - my big splurge. It takes about four weeks to finish, so it may arrive after he does.
Best moment this week: Relaxing at the water park on Saturday:


What I am looking forward to: Laying in our new blow up pool until he arrives :) 

One of my favorite things about pregnancy is the way other people treat you. I have had so many strangers ask how far along I am, if it's a boy or girl, if it's our first, if we have a name yet, telling me how amazing it is, etc. I've also had people insist on me cutting in front of them in a line - at the store and for the bathroom. It's really been incredible how sweet people have been. It's definitely one thing that I will miss.

Everything continues to go well at my NST's. This Friday I begin my weekly OB appointments. The hospital bag is partially packed {I need to buy a few things}, his room is very close to being finished, and the car seat is going in this week. I am so thrilled to be in this home stretch. The thought of holding our baby boy for the first time is so exciting  :)
 

7 comments:

  1. You are seriously GORGEOUS! :) He is almost here! I can't wait! :)

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  2. What a cool swim suit! I can't believe you are here already! I can't wait to see him!

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  3. You are one cute pregnant lady. I love how people treat pregnant women. Wish they treated women that way all the time! LOL

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  4. You look great! Looking in that backseat and seeing that carseat is sure to make things feel real!

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  5. Awww I remember those days! Enjoy them =) You look absolutely fabulous by the way!!

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  6. What a great picture! You look amazing! Congrats on reaching the home stretch. It seems like yesterday we were following your trips to the doctor for IUI. So happy for you :)

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  7. Aww, your little video makes me miss being pregnant. I remember my little girl being all bouncy like that. She's still bouncy like that, only now she's harder to hold on to. ;) You look great and I'm glad to hear that things are going well and that you are sooo close!! :)

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