Week 37 | Bumps & Wiggles
Emotions | Soooo ready for baby. Just a few(ish) weeks to go!
Gender | Boy
Names | Still loving the ones we’ve chosen
Affirmations | Backaches
Signs of labor | Lots of Braxton Hicks!
Baby size | 19.25″, 6.3 lb., roughly the size of a swiss chard
To do this week | Still need to install car seat. Get some things organized. Make decisions about daycare.
Things checked off list | Organized hospital bag. Took 3 mini day-trips this weekend with my family-of-3. Received final FMLA paperwork, which my employer approved. Called my long-term sub to set up a shadowing day next week.
Movement felt | Always
Cravings | None
Aversions | Hamburger, morning coffee, bananas (but I need them or I get cramps at night!)
Workouts this week | Lots of hiking, walking, and even traversing a rock climbing wall a few times at the park
Weight/size | Midwife appointment Friday! Hoping not to gain too much more.
Crazy dreams and sleep patterns | Up 2-3 times per night. Also waking up with leg cramps again.
Best moments this week | I’d be lying if I didn’t mention the giraffe I hand-fed and the zebras who stuck their heads in my car during our “safari.”
Looking forward to | Baby shower and seeing friends!
What I miss | Hopping easily out of bed. Sitting comfortably.
Journey to 40 Weeks