Thursday, December 24, 2009

30 weeks

Merry Christmas Eve! I hope everyone has a wonderful and safe holiday. I know we will be enjoying ourselves this year....Addison, especially!

I am 30 weeks today. Time has flown!

My hip is thankfully a lot better. I brought this to my OB's attention at my appointment last week and he was not too pleased that I had put it off. His first instinct was to advise me to get a scan (to rule out the big 'C'), but I convinced him that I really didn't think that was it and pleaded for another week or so to see if it improves. I promised to have it looked at after Christmas if there was no change or if it worsened. He blessed my request and fortunately for me, it is better! I am hoping to get it to 100% by the new year. But, then again, as I get bigger, I'm sure the aches and pains will increase, in general.

The big news of the week is that we have scheduled my c-section for February 25th (a week before my due date, which is normal for second c-sections). I can't believe the little guy will be here in 2 months! Assuming I don't go into labor before the 25th, that will be his birthday. How exciting!

He is moving like crazy, which is very reassuring, and is enjoying all of the holiday treats I have been consuming. Even with all the sugar, I am starting to feel tired again. My second trimester energy was a tease! I guess this is my body's way of preparing me for all the sleepless nights that are ahead of me. I yawn just thinking about it!
Hopefully in a couple of weeks, I'll be able to post beginning phase nursery pictures. We are painting next weekend! I can't wait!


This week's info about the little guy:

Your baby's about 15.7 inches long now, and she weighs almost 3 pounds (like a head of cabbage). A pint and a half of amniotic fluid surrounds her, but that volume will decrease as she gets bigger and takes up more room in your uterus. Her eyesight continues to develop, though it's not very keen; even after she's born, she'll keep her eyes closed for a good part of the day. When she does open them, she'll respond to changes in light but will have 20/400 vision — which means she can only make out objects a few inches from her face. (Normal adult vision is 20/20.)

1 comment:

The Goldmans said... look gorgeous and I love the pic in front of the tree and the red belt. You are simply fabulous :)