Re: April 2013 Pregnancy
posted at 4/10/2013 2:26 PM EDT
It seems I haven't posted in forever and have been really bad at keeping up with everyone...
SAW, congratulations on your new little princess!!!
WPP, congrats on making it to 12 weeks! So glad you got to hear the heartbeat, I remember thinking how amazing that was the first time we got to hear it.
jl, I've had the same pressure and stabbing pain feeling for weeks and my doctor said its normal as long as it goes away after changing positions or laying on your left side for a while. Just part of carrying around a big belly.
Chiclet, so sorry to hear about the DH's grandmother and accident. Hopefully this week has been better. Like jl says there is always Amazon.
AFM - Can't believe I'm 27 weeks now and almost in the 3rd trimester (which should be a short one for me although I am hoping to cook these babies until 38 weeks). At our ultrasound a little over a week ago our girl was measuring in >90% percentile at 2 lbs 2 oz, and our boy was 8 oz bigger and literally off the charts!!! Since we were ivf we know our dating is right so looks like we have some big babies coming our way, which is great since they'll likely be premies.
I also found out my placenta previa moved! There was such a small chance of that happening since it was a "complete" previa that it was a great surprise. It also means I'm now off pelvic rest and my limited activity restrictions. Still trying to take it easy though since pretty much anything is an exertion these days. Even though I'm 27 weeks my belly is measuring at 35 weeks and I've gained over 30 lbs already (mostly in my belly thank goodness) so carrying around all the weight is taking its toll. Overall I'm thrilled at how well the babies and my body seem to be doing and all the great news we got last week.
I also had my baby shower on Sunday. It was amazing and I can't believe what a great job my mom and friends did with organizing it. We had about 60 people there and got an insane amount of presents.... really over the top. I truly don't think we'll have to buy at thing for these babies the first year (other than diapers). Feels so great to have our house reno projects done, nursery all painted and decorated, and this weekend I plan to even have my hospital bag ready to go. Even though I'm hoping I have a long way to go, I know realistically there is about a 25% chance I'll go into labor between now and 32 weeks and just feel like I need to be as prepared as possible in case that happens.