How far along are you: 39 Weeks! (Well really 39 weeks 1 day now)
How big is the baby:
Your baby’s waiting to greet the world! He continues to build a layer of fat to help control his body temperature after birth, but it’s likely he already measures about 20 inches and weighs a bit over 7 pounds, a mini watermelon. (Boys tend to be slightly heavier than girls.) The outer layers of his skin are sloughing off as new skin forms underneath. (source)
Baby’s Gender: We both are on the fence. At times I lean more towards girl and Neil is leaning more towards boy- we both are pretty clueless at this point.
Baby’s Name: We have a name for a boy and have 2 for a girl.
Weight Gained: Not positive 30 lbs?
Clothes: Pretty much only wearing dresses and the occasional tunic with leggings.
How are you feeling: This week I have been feeling a little up and down. I started off the week really motivated getting tons of work done and I even went on a mad woman cleaning spree Monday night (Neil thought I had lost it). Tuesday I had an acupuncture appointment that went really well and it felt amazing, I was so relaxed and even took a nap! Wednesday rolled around and Neil and I were both pretty lazy and then yesterday I was just feeling a bit in a funk. I am hoping that today I can get started off on the right foot and get some work done, a little light cleaning and relax before we head to our midwife appointment this afternoon.
What do you miss: At this point I miss cool weather (this heat is killing me), RUNNING and being able to bend over comfortably.
- Feeling (and looking) like the baby has really started to drop. My belly has really changed in shape over the past week it’s kind of crazy.
- Having some Braxton Hicks contractions, difficulty sleeping, vaginal discharge, and an itchy belly.
Cravings: Frozen blueberry lemonade. Tempeh Sandwiches.
How are you sleeping: Sleeping has been going alright. We actually moved our room around a little bit to fit in the pack n’ play (where baby will sleep for the first few months) and this meant we had to move our fans around and now they are in the perfect spots for both of us so we are nice and cool at night.
Workouts: This week I went to yoga which was really wonderful, went swimming (this feels amazing) and did a lot of waddling.
Things I’m looking forward to: Meeting our baby!
Spotted: I am now writing for ERGObaby so head over and check out my Staying Fit and Eating Healthy During Pregnancy Post.
If you haven’t stop over to our family blog, Naturally Family, then head over now and Meet The Family. This week we have been discussing my pregnancy ups and downs, touring our nursery and talking about how we chose our crib. Also don’t forget to enter the baby pool– will BabyRWT be a boy or a girl?