Weight gained: 38 pounds. I am steady at 160 (most likely because of all my trips to the bathroom this past week), which is the most I’ve ever weighed, but I am also incredibly thankful that my body is able to carry a third child with minimal serious symptoms.
Weekly Appointment Update: As many of you already know, I went into the hospital late Saturday night thinking that this baby would arrive within a few hours. Contractions were 4 minutes apart for over an hour along with those shakes you get with hormonal changes and severe nausea. I thought for sure baby would arrive in the car on the way to the hospital but when we arrived, baby had other plans. Contractions eventually came to a screeching halt and we went on our merry way back home. While there, I was 3 cm and 80% effaced. At my appointment yesterday (39 weeks, 1 day), I somehow backtracked to 2-3 cm? Is that even possible? Someone help. HA! I looked at her with this puzzled look on my face, like “You cannot be serious?!” I swear this baby just crawled all the way back up there and has ZERO desire to join us here earth side quite yet!
Favorite wardrobe piece to wear right now: Lounge wear. This comfy set above by Belabumbum is one of my favorites and it’s perfectly lightweight for this summer heat! It’s bump and nursing friendly too!
A few of my other current favorites for the bump:
Boy or girl? So close to finding out!!! 🙂
Nursery update…. It’s officially finished and you can view it here!
Pregnancy related Item I have loved this week: Red raspberry leaf tea! It’s my first pregnancy drinking it so I have no idea if it actually helps or not, but word has it that it preps your uterus for the labor and delivery! Stronger and more effective contractions, so here’s to hoping! 🙂
1 thing I am currently having trouble with: Let’ see. Walking, getting out of bed, making it to the bathroom on time, breathing 😉
Currently working on: My emotional stability in preparation for this labor and delivery. You can read all of my thoughts on this in my recent post here!