Bumpdate || 39 Weeks

11.04.2015

39w0d

How far along: 39 weeks and this is officially my last bumpdate!! I am going into the hospital tomorrow night to get induced, so we should have a baby by Friday! I can't tell you how excited and anxious I am to finally have my baby in my arms. I seriously can't wait!! 

Due Date: November 7, 2015 

Baby is the size of: a watermelon. She's weighing anywhere from 7 to 9 pounds. I haven't had an ultrasound since 20 weeks, so we really have no idea how much she is weighing in at right now. I was a huge baby and Steven was crazy long, so I'm expecting to push out a big girl. 

Symptoms: Lots of pressure in my lower back and abdomen, but I really don't have any complaints. I've been incredibly blessed to have experienced such an easy pregnancy.

Gender: Our sweet baby GIRL!

Name: Charlie Elizabeth

Movement: She gave us a little scare last Thursday evening. I hadn't felt her move in a while, so I began bribing her with juice, sweets, and lots of poking. None of it was working, so after about four hours of no movement I called the doctor and went to labor and delivery for monitoring. She looked great on the monitor and was just having a lazy day. After about 30 minutes hooked up to the machine she gave me a few rolls and stretches. I've determined that she is just out of room in there! 

Nursery: DONE and it's my most favorite room! You can see her nursery reveal here.

Labor Signs: I've been having lots of contractions, but they don't seem to be doing much. My NST on Monday showed that I was contracting every 6-7 minutes. I was really hoping the contractions would be the start of labor, but they seemed to die out Monday afternoon. I was still only 1 cm dilated on Monday, so I don't foresee her making an appearance before my scheduled induction on Thursday night.

Sleep: As good as one can expect at 39+ weeks pregnant. I'm up tossing and turning throughout the night, but it's not terrible. I guess my body is just preparing me for the midnight feeding sessions! 

Best moment this week: Scheduling our induction for the end of this week! It feels so good to have a plan and know that the end is in sight! I can't wait to snuggle our girl in my arms!! 

Missing anything: Nothing that can't wait 2 more days!

Cravings/Aversions: Sweets, as usual. I've noticed a decrease in my appetite over the last couple of weeks, so I'm trying to pay extra attention to my food choices to ensure I'm getting enough nutrients.

Mood: So excited and anxious! This has been the slowest week ever!! I can't wait to start this induction process tomorrow night and have my baby girl in my arms in just a couple of days!! 

Looking forward to: Do I even have to say it? Meeting our girl at the end of the week!! 

Husband is: Just as excited as I am to meet his baby girl!! 

New mommy question: Nothing new this week.

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15 comments:

  1. EEEEE I'm so excited to see at BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT sometime so soooooon! xxxxx

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  2. Eeek! I am trying to contain my excitement at work right now. So excited for you!

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  3. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh! That is SO exciting!!!!!! Good luck!!!

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  4. eeee!! So excited for you!!! Cannot Can't wait to see a baby announcement soon!!! Prayers for a safe delivery! xx

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  5. I got teary eyed reading that you will be induced tomorrow!! OH MY GOSH that is so exciting!! Enjoy your last hours before you become a family of THREE!!! <3

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  6. It seems that sweet little girl wanted to tell you when she was ready this morning according to your instagram post!!! How exciting!!!!

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  7. how exciting! good luck to you!! can't wait to see her sweet squishy face!

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  8. Woooohooooo! Finally! You are going to be an amazing mama! I'll be sending prayers your way for a smooth and easy delivery!!

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  9. Omg! Omg! Omg! YAYAYAYAY!!!!! Prayers for a safe, healthy delivery and a happy baby girl and mama!!!!! Cannot wait!!!!! xxxxxx

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  10. You made it!!!! I'll be thinking of you tonight. Best of luck for a safe and easy and quick delivery!! I'm so excited for you to meet her. ❤️

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