Tuesday, May 21, 2013

37 Weeks

I know. . I missed 36 weeks. I feel like last week was a bit crazy for no real reason. Maybe I just couldn't get motivated to sit down and write a post. At any rate, here is 37 weeks!

Pregnancy Highlights: 

How far along: 37 weeks

Size of Baby: Baby Mackenzie is about the size of a watermelon and should be weighing in at around 6.5lbs.

Total Weight Gain: Around 23lbs. 

Maternity Clothes: As if there was another option at this point! I even feel like some of those shirts are becoming a little too short. .

Movement: I feel like she moves more now than not. Which is great except for when I want to sleep!

Sleep: My joints are hurting everywhere! This makes getting comfortable very hard. Plus just rolling out of bed in the middle of the night is getting difficult. I think I might have to resort to sleeping sitting up soon. Not excited about that but sleep is sleep at this point!

What I Miss: What don't I miss?! Mostly just little things like being able to sleep through the night. 

Cravings: Stupid donuts! Only gave in once in the last 2 weeks though so I am not worried that it's an addiction or anything.

Symptoms: Joint pain. . Heartburn . . Lower back pain. . 

Labor Signs: Contractions although they are not in any sort of rhythm yet. 

Best Moment this Week: We are on weekly appointments now. At my last appointment everything looked good. Mackenzie is measuring in the 50th% for her growth which is good. Due to 2 high blood pressure readings my doctors don't think they are going to allow me to go to my due date. We will find out more tomorrow at my next appointment! 

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