Wednesday, May 13, 2009

35 Weeks - and counting

I'm 35 weeks pregnant this week - Woo Hoo! That means about 4 and a half more weeks until my due date.

We have a very stubborn little baby girl in there who refuses to get head down...and stay there anyway. Best we can tell at the moment she's favoring a diagonal position where her feet are on my left side and she she kicks I swear she's kicking me in the back!

We have ANOTHER ultra sound on Friday to determine her position for sure and if they don't find her head down, we may be scheduling a c-section (which I really don't want!) Aside from the long recovery time, it's hard to be in pain and scream "You did this to me" at Alex when I'm just having And I was so looking forward to making sure he experienced that! :0)

Part of the reason behind the c-section option is because, as my doctor would put it "she doens't trust this little girl" Even if she goes head down, she doubts she will stay there and the worst would be going into labor, rushing to the hospital, laboring for hours only to find out she's turned wrong and then having to go have a c-section anyway....

Aside from all that in-utero information...I'm getting puffier, gaining more weight, and I can hardly wear my wedding ring anymore...*snif* *snif* that part really bothers me.

Here's a snapshot of the ever growing belly!


jess said...

Love your bump, you look gorgeous in that pic hun Congratulations on your baby girl! Not long to go eh? I cant wait for your birth story! Good luck with it all hun! Have you picked any baby names yet? check out where you can search names by meaning and origin. My little boy is called Marlow and he is just perfect (although a very hungry and greedy little boy). Its all worth it though x

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mrs shortcake said...

Look at you! Almost there! I can't wait to see your unnamed stubborn little girl! :)

disenchanted said...

not long now! you look great and i hope baby behaves so you dont have to have a c-section!

p.s. you need to get a twiiter