I can’t believe I’m 37 weeks pregnant! Only 3 more weeks to go!!! I know I say it every post, but this pregnancy has gone by so quickly and I can’t believe he’s almost here! I wanted to give y’all a little third trimester update so here goes!
He’s growing and going strong! We are having weekly visits to the doctor now and everything is checking out well. Baby boy is quite stubborn though and as of right now, he’s breeched (head won’t turn down) so there’s a chance I might have to have a C-section if he doesn’t turn in the next few weeks. I’m not opposed to having a C-section if necessary – I just want what’s best for the baby. So I will let him decide! For now, we play music at my feet when I sleep hoping that will entice him to turn that way. He does love music like his daddy does!
MY PHYSICAL HEALTH
Overall I feel great still. I’m still working (yes I know) and pretty mobile and agile. I just started to feel tired during the day so I have been taking one nap in the afternoon. I haven’t had too much trouble sleeping at night except for the inconvenient 3-4 trips to the bathroom every night. I continue to monitor my glucose levels, although not as diligently since my levels have not been high at all. I think I just might have had too much sugar around Christmas and right before my glucose test =P.
MY WORK PLAN
This has been the toughest thus far. I wanted to stop working on April 1st so I would have about 2 weeks to nest but man, there’s so much to do when you own your own business! We’ve spent the past few months training our team and getting prepared but there’s always so many decisions to be made and details to consider on a daily basis. Plus we are constantly innovating and creating so it’s hard to prepare for new and unpredictable things that come our way. I would like to work for as long as I can but I’m trying to not push it too hard either, at least not physically. When I tell people I plan on taking 4-6 weeks off, they look at me like I’m crazy and tell me that’s not enough time. I’m not sure how I will feel once he comes and how long it will take me to recover but I’d like to ease back into work slowly. I trust that we will figure it out when the time comes!
MY EMOTIONAL STATE
I’m definitely anxious to meet him. I’ve waited so long to be a mother that I can’t wait for that moment when I hold him in my arms. I’ve been getting emotional just folding his clothes! I am nervous for the birth but I just hope that he arrives healthy. I think I’m more anxious about getting everything done in time so I can be the best mother I can be when he’s finally here.
Here are some maternity photos the hubs took of me this past weekend. I’m really treasuring everyday of this pregnancy and it’s gone by so quickly that I wanted to take some more photos, especially at this stage. I’m blessed I have a husband with amazing photography skills!
Maxi Dress – ASOS size 4 (non-maternity so I sized up)