Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Bumpdate/Doctor Visit

week 35

How Far Along: 35 weeks

Total Weight Gained: 14 lbs

Sleep: I was sleeping great but now I’m back to waking up once or twice a night to potty. 

Best Moment of the Week: Getting to hear TM’s heartbeat at the doc. I love that sound! Her heart rate is always random. It was 135 this time and 156 last time.

Food Cravings: This is not actually a food but I have gone to Sonic every morning for the past week for a Route 44 water.

Belly button/stretch marks: Keeping my fingers crossed and praying that I can make it without any stretch marks.

The belly button has popped and you can officially see the bottom. It’s nasty!

Symptoms: Braxton Hicks. Some intense vag pain. Leg cramps and back pain.

John Paul’s pregnancy symptoms: He has a new work schedule. I haven’t seen him this week so he’s doing great I’m sure! *Although he did mention that he “couldn’t wait for me to have this baby.” – Like that’s gonna make me less of a bitch or something.

Movement: Homegirl is officially head down and I feel her feet in my ribs all the time. You can visibly see body parts sticking out of my belly.

Gender: Girl – Turner McCartney

Milestones: 35 weeks! It’s craziness!

I went to the doc yesterday. This was my first time to be checked and I had my Group B strep test. Let’s just say – if you’re pregnant be prepared to be violated at your 35 week appointment. And I don’t mean your hoo ha. :)

I’m dilated 1 cm and I’m 70% effaced. She’s head down and apparently really low which explains the pain and pressure. Now I wish I knew what this means but honestly I wasn’t expecting to hear that and I forgot all the questions I wanted to ask. So basically I know nothing and I go back on Monday. I mean surely it’s a good thing that I’m effaced?!

15 comments:

::Crystal:: said...

You are looking great! I can't believe you are 35 weeks! Oh and when my pregnant friends throw around the word effaced, I just play along like I know what they mean... I really don't have a clue! Maybe I should google it.

Danielle said...

it IS a good thing that you're effaced and (not to get your hopes up or anything), but you can be effaced/dilated for weeks and nothing change. Hopefully that's not the case for you. The lower she is, the better!

I remember when I was in the hospital and ready to push and they made me wait because she had to slide down more.

Keep hoping she keeps moving down & you keep dilating. If you didn't know- contractions cause you to dilate..so bring it on!!

Effaced means your cervix is softening so that's good!

Sorry if you already knew some of this...trying to help :)

Jenny said...

Look at that cute little belly!

Another friend of mine had her group b strep test Monday also!

My bday is Thursday the 10th... Maybe you will have her then! =)

Leigh said...

Can I have your baby belly when I am pregnant? Pretty please? :)

Ashley said...

You look fantastic! What a cute bump you are sportin!!

J said...

You look great!! I can't believe how little weight you've gained - super jealous! Getting close to meeting your little girl - yayy! :)

Kaylee said...

She's going to be here soon! So exciting! And might I suggest that while you stop at sonic, you try their onion rings :) they are AMAZING!

Susannah said...

Yay Britt!!! You look absolutely adorbs! I can't believe you're dilated and effaced! that's great-I bet she will come soon! Can't wait!!!

Allison said...

You are all belly! Lucky you! I can't believe you are already dilating and 70%. Lucky you again!!

April said...

OK, you have the cutest pregnant belly ever. I really mean it.

amber said...

only 14 lbs?!? i am so jealous :/

you look great! is it crazy to think you will be meeting your sweet little girl soon?!?

Jeska said...

You look so great! Definitely ALL BELLY!

Jordan said...

You are so teeny- all belly/baby! Congrats on the progress!

LG said...

Your pregnancy is SO similiar to mine, except I gained about 60 extra pounds to your 14! ha BUT i had all those pains and stuff and I thin a lot of that is from our body type being pregnant! and ... everyone will tell you something diff I am sure but i can tell you what that meant for me, it meant a good quick labor! All that pain and effacement and dialation so early... she is gettin ready momma! Good for you! I absolutely can not wait to hear your blogs from the other side of motherhood!

Jamie said...

You are all belly! So cute!