Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Mid trimester update

Wow. Time is kind of going fast. I can't believe I have just a little over 7 weeks left. I remember telling my parents we were having a baby when I was 8 weeks along. That seems like forever ago and at that time April 25 couldn't come fast enough. Now it's almost here!

Joys of weeks 28-32
Energy: dropped the moment I hit the 3rd trimester. This baby knows the routine. Drain you the first trimester, make you feel normal the second, and then drain you again in the third trimester. Luckily I don't have anything to do so 2-3 hour naps have become part of my routine again, especially at 10 in the morning. 
Sleep: hit and miss. Some nights I sleep like a baby and other times I can't fall asleep forever or I wake up to go to the bathroom and can't fall back asleep for an hour or so. But so far baby doesn't keep me up with her movements. I kind of hope that she has her schedule right. Awake (as much as a baby can be) during the day and sleepy at night. Fingers crossed! 
Movement: This little baby is out of control! Sometimes I feel like she is having seizures or something in there cause it feels like she is twitching out in there. She has really start to kick harder, like it actually hurts sometimes. She also presses harder and longer against my skin so I can feel her little feet or elbow thru my skin. I love it. And her full body rolls. Pretty much everything she does is cute. 
Baby items: A jogging stroller, car seat, pack and play, homeade baby blanket, crocheted hat, clothes from Aunt Melissa/crystal and Nana, and prepaid Visa card from grandma termeer (she knows what girls like). 
Aches and pains: Nothing to bad so far. A few nights of back and hip pain, plus daily right rib cage pain. Little baby can't seem to keep her feet out of there. Gladly I haven't felt her kicking against them yet, they just hurt. Headaches have returned every once in awhile as well.
Weight gain: About 24 pounds.
Cravings: Still no major cravings, but there are 2 things I love to have everyday. Oatmeal and peanut butter. I hardly ever ate oatmeal before but now I want it every morning and sometimes as a snack. I have also ate so much peanut butter in the last couple of weeks. I finished a 16 oz jar of peanut butter in about 2 weeks and am currently working on this baby. 
         I have finished almost half of this jar in 3 weeks. I am an addict. 

I had to get another ultrasound as at my 19 week one they felt that she was a little on the small side and I had a low lying placenta, which could be a problem when it came to delivering if it stayed so low. I certainly wasn't going to complain about another chance to see my sweet baby on the big screen again. The good news is she is doing good, even better then good! She is weighing in at 4 lbs 4 oz and according to the due date I was given I am 32 weeks and 4 days along but according to her development I am 33 weeks and 4 days. So looks like there is a chance she could be coming earlier then we expected which I have zero problem with! 
  Here is her little profile with her arm up by her face. According to Matt she already has his nose... 

And my long toes! Her foot looks huge to me. But I can't wait till they are no longer poking into my rib   cage and I can tickle them. 

And these are a few of the items I have made for her. I can't wait to wrap her up in the blankets and to see her cute face in the beanie. I have loved making things for her and think  it will be so rewarding to see her in them.

1 comment:

Taylor Family said...

You take such cute prego pics! I love the different ways you pose and outfits you are in. If I could go back, I'd take cuter side views! We can't wait to meet her as well!!!