Maternity clothes?Yes. They cover me better than they did with Nora's pregnancy but I am "all belly" this time.
The belly progress:
Here is a side-by-side of me at 36 weeks with Nora, and 37 weeks now.
Here is a side-by-side from me two weeks ago to now:
Sleep: My sleep has not improved. However, I have been fortunate that the people around me have allowed me to get a lot of rest. Most of the time I feel pretty good!
Cravings: This week I ate badly! Luckily one of my cravings has been black beans, because others have been E.L. Fudge Double Stuffed cookies, and Gooey Butter Cake.
Best moment this month: We picked out a boy's name and a girl's name!
Movement: Movement is definitely different now that I have dropped.
Gender: We still have no idea. Lots of "boy" predictions. I am entirely unsure! I refer to baby sometimes as "he", sometimes as "she". I have accepted that I will find out in 19 days.
Labor Signs: A few mild contractions. LOTS of pressure in my lower belly. This baby likes my bladder a lot.
What I miss: Sitting on the floor. I feel like the worst playmate ever for Nora lately.
Weekly Wisdom: I am thankful.
What Stereotype I Embody: I didn't cry a whole lot this week, so that's good! I am the "momma who is impatient to deliver" at the moment. :)
What I Bought This Week: No need to buy anything else for the baby really. I stocked up on toiletries and bought some Tastefully Simple stuff. Getting us some stamps and thank you cards later this week.
What I Checked off my To-Do List: I seriously thought Cory and I would never agree on names. We "duked it out" and it only took an hour to come to an agreement. :)
My doctor appointment on Monday was uneventful. Not dilated at all yet. I had my Group B Strep Test, and I go back on Monday the 15th to be checked again. I feel like baby has dropped a bit and that things are generally "moving south", so we'll see what happens. There will likely be no baby this weekend though. ;)
Until next time . . .