I’m so sick of having bad appointments.
Yesterday we had an ultrasound with our high risk doctor. Our little girl is falling behind again they have her in the 30th percentile again.
The amniotic fluid is low so they said I needed to drink more water.
She did say the cord flow is better then last time so I guess lightening my load at work and at home has been helping.
Millie is 4 pounds 14 ounces now and she said if I am able to go full term she should be about 7 pounds. But she still really thinks my blood pressure is just a time bomb. Even though my regular ob, the one that is going to deliver my child, thinks if we made it this far we are going to be fine although it is still a possibility just not as big of one as before.
All and all my husband was very unhappy with the appointment and let me know when we got home saying I don’t care about my daughter cause I keep doing things I’m not supposed to and I’m not taking care of her or myself. So now he is a water nazi and wants me to cut my hours back at work even more. He did clean the house this morning so I would be able to relax but I felt really bad yesterday by him yelling at me. I care more about this baby then I have anything ever in my life and I am trying everything to be healthy for her but life can’t be put on hold and we are not made of money so I still need to work and the house still needs to be taken care of I’m just trying to find a balance.
Well next appointment is a week from tomorrow with our regular doctor and we will see what she says. She is far more positive then the high risk. After this appointment I will be 36 weeks and from there on out we will be seeing her every week till Millie comes.
We also had our baby shower that for some reason I forgot to post about.. it was very fun we had lots of fun games and great food and got lots and lots of cute baby stuff. We still have a lot of must haves on our registry but my husband’s friends from work are having a baby shower for him on the 11th so he won’t let me buy anything till after that.
And here’s my 8 month 2 weeks and 3 days baby bump. Lol yeah I couldn’t pick a round about time. I like making things difficult.
Well technically tomorrow is 34 weeks but doctors appointment was today. The doctor has been happy with my blood pressure numbers and said as long as they stay like this we will be going to full term! Or longer… that I’m not as excited about lol. I’m up to 16 pounds gained now.. so I’m getting close to what they wanted me to gain hopefully I don’t blow up in the next 6 weeks. For the most part I feel good, I’ve been sleeping good even with this wiggle worm having dance party’s in my tummy every time I stop moving. I have been feeling very tired though. I want a nap everyday and working makes me want two.
Heart burn though…. OMG it is awful!! Like all the time now and it will not let up.
The infection in my groin is gone for the most part but I have something the doctor said in a long scientific word that means extra skin growth. That I guess is very common when your pregnant so we are watching to see if it will go away after she’s born if not we have to cut it off. Pregnancy does some weird things to your body…
So let’s close this off with a picture of my very dirty mirror at work… oh yeah and my big ol pregnant self.
ONLY 6 WEEKS TILL MY DUE DATE!!
We have had a crazy 2 weeks!!
We finally got the nursery all finished. It’s all painted and the trim is fixed. And everything is moved in! I absolutely love it in there. Realizing we have a lot of stuff so far. And still have the baby shower coming up June 11.
Now we have to start working on the rest of the rooms since my brother in law is moving in in 3 days and taking our room.
2 weeks ago we also had a nasty dog fight between 3 of my dogs that ended in one having surgery to sow her neck closed. That got really infected and was a nightmare to keep clean. Then another dog got put on meds to stop her from loosing bladder control only for it to make her loose complete use of her back legs. So she got taken off that but put on arthritis meds.
After all this fun last Tuesday I pulled my groin getting in the shower. The doctor said it’s not uncommon cause everything down there is all stretched out and wobbly right now. But oh my gosh does it hurt. And a week later its still not going away. Work being so busy and trying to do stuff around the house and the ever growing weight on the front of me probably isn’t helping.
The sinks at Sam’s are just the right height to support all my baby!
I had my last doctor’s appointment on friday. I’m up to a total of 10 pounds gained. She said the baby is growing great. My blood pressure tracking has been good. She was so happy we have made it 30 weeks with out any major events so she feels we are coming out of the woods. We are far enough along that if my blood pressure decides to go crazy in the future the baby will be okay. Still hoping it doesn’t but at least now we are not stressing about it.
We also had our last birthing class last night. They were good classes I’m really glad we took them. We both got a really good idea of what to expect and how to cope with things. Even just knowing when to go to the hospital and where to go when we get there really put me at ease.
Now we just watch and wait.. we have just over 2 months to go.
Let’s start with our birthing classes that started yesterday. It’s a 4 week class at our hospital. Yesterday was mostly an overview but we did get to tour the hospital which I really liked cause now I know where to go when Millie decides to come. This morning I had an appointment with my ob. We did another hour glucose test that we are waiting for the results on. My blood pressure was a little high again and again the same girl did it that got a high reading last time. And surprise surprise and couple minutes later she checked it again and it was lower. But of course the doctor wants to keep an eye on it and me. At lease nothing will slip by us. Millies heart sounded good. And they want me back in 2 weeks.
This Friday is the start of my third trimester! I’m excited and scared. I know it’s gettin very very close now and I know we have a lot to do and it seems more and more keeps getting piled on. My husband has now started working with my friend on the baby shower since it is now about a month away and we still don’t have invitations to mail out! And I found out yesterday I’m mom is going to miss it all.. the shower.. the birth everything. I will have literally no family here for the biggest thing in my life. My husband tries to make me feel better saying his family is my family and I love them all but it’s not my mom. So things just feel like they are starting to fall apart.
On top of normal baby stress my brother in law and his 2 cats are getting ready to move in with us in a couple weeks. Which means we have to empty out a room full of 10 years of collecting and move our room while getting the nursery ready. And he just complains!! We need a dish washer, we need another bathroom. we need a bigger toilet. Which basically means I need to do all this cause I’m the one that usually takes care of the house. Like I don’t have enough on my plate after working 40 hours a week, taking care of all the animals and keepinget up with house work and a million doctors appointments while growing a human! He is not moving in to help us out he is moving in cause he can’t afford his apartment anymore since he let his roomamte break the lease. I think this is all just going to be to much stress. We shall we I guess.
On the upside I’m starting to look more pregnant then fat. Only took me 7 months!!
Realized it’s been almost a month since my last update. Last I posted we did the one hour glucose test. I think everyone including me was expecting me to fail the test being a bigger lady with pcos. Much to our surprise my levels were perfect so in our faces!
I will be 18 weeks in 2 days. I feel great. No weight gain just a hard spot under the normally squishy belly and lots of bloating usually from me trying to eat meat. Which makes it look more like a baby bump then it did before. I’ve had a couple people come up and try to rub it and stop very fast when I say that’s not the baby thats just gas. Lol the baby is still below my belly button. The boob growth is real though. But the hubby is enjoying that lol. Still wearing pre pregnancy jeans though so thats exciting.
Not as tired as before, sleeping good. My appetite is not great though. Food doesn’t make me sick as much but I just don’t feel like eating lately. I did get sick a couple nights ago. It came out of now where ran to the bathroom threw up a bunch of stomach acid and then I felt fine again.
My next appointment with the ob is this Tuesday. I haven’t seen her in a month so excited to get checked again and see how we are doing.
My mom will be here on the first! The day before my 35th birthday! She is having a hard time missing all the baby fun so she bought a one way ticket and will be staying down here for a while.
I have my appointment on the 9th with the high risk doctor to give Millie a thorough check up making sure everything is measuring correct and it will be the first time my mom get to see her.
I have clients with baby’s give us tuns of stuff and my moms been buying lots. We even got into buying so baby clothes. I’m so excited at this rate the only thing we are going to need come the baby shower is diapers.
We have picked out colors for the nursery. We are going mint and coral. And I think we have finally chosen which room will be the nursery. Mostly just to keep the thousands of animals out of there.
Well that’s about all that’s been going on. Hopefully I’ll have more to write about next week after we see the doctor.