This experience has taught me that asking for help is not a sign of weakness. Asking for help is a necessity in order to keep things going when life throws its twists and turns. Continue reading
We made it to 34 weeks! I’m so thankful (and pleasantly surprised) that these babies are still safe and sound in my belly. I thought it might be fun to share a baby bump comparison from when I was 34 weeks pregnant with Cole versus 34 weeks pregnant with the twins. It’s pretty easy to match the picture with the pregnancy!
Today I had a growth scan and a cervical check via ultra sound. My cervix has not started dilating and is actually still quite long. Basically, no changes from a couple of weeks ago. Still on bed rest orders, but only two more weeks to go! He said after that I can go run a marathon…quite a sense of humor Dr. Kaufman has considering I get winded just by opening up the recliner.
Update on Claire: She measures 4 pounds 3 ounces and is still head down. Her heart rate is perfect and always slightly lower than her brother’s. I can already tell that she is the calmer of the two! During the ultra sound the tech pointed out to us that she was practicing her breathing; it was so incredible to watch.
Update on Owen: He measures 4 pounds 6 ounces and flipped back around to breech position. Earlier in the week he was head down right next to his sister. This little boy is a mover and shaker and does not like to sit still! Sounds like another little boy of mine… 😉
And how am I doing? My mood is all over the place and I’m insanely uncomfortable. However, I’m nearing the finish line and I’m thankful to have the best prizes waiting for me at the end.
I got my cervix checked again yesterday and it’s measuring longer than last week! My perinatologist explained that the cervix is a muscle that can expand based on the amount of strain it’s under. Staying off of my feet to … Continue reading
Check out my sweet new compression socks to keep the blood flowing while I’m stuck in bed! My mom jazzed up the look with some cozy blue footie socks. Actually, she put them on so I don’t slip. It’s a mom … Continue reading