Baby #2: 38 Weeks

1.09.2014


I swear I'm going to get at least one more real belly picture that does not include my cell phone and the bathroom mirror before this baby is born! :)

How Far Along: 38 Weeks and one day! This is officially the longest I've been pregnant, as E was born at exactly 38 weeks!

Size of baby: About 19.5 inches long and 6.8 pounds and gaining an ounce a day! (We haven't had an ultrasound since 28 weeks so we really have no idea just how big this girl is going to be. Emerson was 7 lbs 4 ozs. I'm guessing 7 lbs 8 ozs and Jesse is guessing 6 lbs 8 ozs.)

Total Weight Gain/Loss: +32 pounds. I may just his 35 pounds after all!

Maternity Clothes: Yes

Gender: A baby girl, Adelyn Elise

Movement: Quite a bit! I've tried a few times to get Emerson to feel it but she refuses. 

Symptoms: Heartburn has returned a little bit in the evenings but Tums seems to help. Last night I had a couple of pretty good contractions so I was really, really hoping it might be the real deal but they stopped as soon as I sat down. Other than that I have to say that I'm feeling really good. I'm still able to do everything with Emerson that I've always done and that makes me happy. I've been blessed with a relatively easy pregnancy!

Sleep: Not the best. Lots of tossing and turning!

What I miss: I'm ready for a beer or a glass of wine and I'm looking forward to getting back into working out

Cravings: Chocolate

Best Moment This Week: I had a doctor's appointment Tuesday and was happy to hear that some progress is happening! I'm praying we will meet our sweet girl sooner rather than later! I can't wait to kiss her little cheeks!!

I'm also happy to say that the nursery is complete, the bags are packed, and the house is ready. I had a long list of cleaning/organizing projects that I wanted to do and I am pretty much finished. It feels good to have it done but it's also hard because now I feel like I'm just sitting around waiting. I feel like I need to be doing something...



April said...

Enjoy these last weeks by resting and resting and then resting some more!

Sarah said...

You are so close! I am excited for you guys to start this next chapter and hear all about it!

Regan Hollinsworth said...

AHHH! You're so close! So excited for little miss to get here! I guess I haven't been on your blog for awhile! Love your new design! Did you do it?

Lyndsey said...

Woohoo, any day now! Good for you for being so prepared, now you just have to relax and wait! (Which is the hardest thing I know). I can't wait for the "She's Here" post!! Although you better post on IG before that bc I'm impatient :)

ajs {of MN} said...

ahhhh baby #2 is going to be here so sooooon!! :D

Mandy said...

You look so great girl!! Not long at all now!! I can't believe it's almost time for her to be here!! Enjoy this last week or so before you guys become a family of 4! Try to have a date night and soak up E being an only child for a little bit longer!

Gabriella said...

Looking fantastic! I love your outfit!!

Callie Nicole said...

You look great!

Natalie said...

So cute! I can't believe its already time. Your pregnancy flew by. I feel lik eyou were just writing about not knowing when to start trying again haha!

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