6.7.15

37 weeks

I can't believe I still technically have 3 weeks to go. I feel like I could go any day and I think I am pretty much ready for Austin to make his appearance. But are you really ever ready? I say that and I have piles of clothes in his room that need put away and hung up still, some medicine I want to go buy so I have some on hand, and a few other things.
I've had a very eventful last week. On last Wednesday I started having contractions around 7pm. I didn't think anything of it, its normal for me to have some every 20 minutes or for an hour then they go away, so Brian and I went shopping. While shopping I noticed they were getting closer together and more intense. I told him we needed to finish up so I could go home and relax and start timing the frequency of the contractions. The started off around 12 minutes apart then 8 minutes and went down to 5 minutes before we headed to the hospital. While at the hospital the contractions got down to being 2 minutes apart, but my dilation never changed. We sat at the hospital for 3 hours before they let me go home and told me to just relax. Once we got home I laid down in my comfy bed again they started spreading out and I was able to fall asleep. Since then I have only had a few strong contractions and nothing to regular. On Thursday and Friday I was so sore from the contractions all I did was relax.

Time for some pregnancy highlights for this week.
How Far Along Are You: 37 weeks
Size of Baby according to the bump: Wintermelon
Total Weight Gain/Loss: 16 pounds
Maternity Clothes: Big shirts and yoga shorts are my best friends unless I'm going out
Gender: Its a boy
Movement: All the time especially when you don't want him to. 
Sleep: I have good nights and bad nights
Cravings: chocolate
Symptoms: contractions, pressure, movement, mucus plug keeps getting lost
Best Moment (s) this week: hitting 37 weeks


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