I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July. I am very fortunate and lucky to have Tuesday off. I really did not much this year because of the pregnancy, I watched the fireworks at home with my Hubby and spent sometimes with my mom.
I am so so blessed to reach week 37, I am full term. Thank you Lord for each week that I left behind. As most of you know I have been going to see my doctor every week now until the due date. Last friday I saw the doctor and I had another ultrasound, everything went well with the baby, he is just ready to come out when he wants to. The doctor was very happy with the way my body is taking on the pregnancy after being hospitalized 3 and half weeks ago. I was so excited when the doctor walked in the room because I really thought she was going to tell me that I will be induced in the next week or so, instead she said that I am going all the way close to my due date. So now i just have to wait and see what's going to happen. She did check my cervix and she said it starts to slowly opening, YES YES YES I am closer than ever to welcome my son into this world.
What's happening now:
I have been feeling period like cramps however, they are not consistent for me go to the hospital. My back hurts more and more each day, even my butt hurts. I still have discomfort when sleeping at night, it's a battle every night before I actually fall asleep besides the hot crazy weather is not helping either. It's so difficult to get out of bed, the frequent run to the bathroom has gotten worse now that the baby has dropped completely.
So far I don't have a birth plan we are taking everything day by day.I packed the baby I just have to do my bag now.
In week 36 I took a test called Group B Streptococcus. This test is when you are checked for vaginal infection, although the infection is not harmful to us mother but it is very harmful during the birthing process and will cause birth defect to the baby . That test came in out negative and my blood counts, platelets are high now.
The baby is doing great, he is still kicking and oh boy those kicks freaks me out. He responds to my voice a lot more now. He is the best gift ever.
This Friday is my next appointment and from there I will get a doctor referral for the little man.
Enjoy the rest of the week!