This is a huge milestone. As of tomorrow I am 37 weeks pregnant. This means that baby is ‘term’ as far as the midwives are concerned and I can have another homebirth! Everything for the homebirth got delivered on Thursday and I have been holding my breath since that Baby didn’t make an early appearance.
I have now been away from work for 2 weeks and feel like I haven’t had a moment to relax – That will come though, but for now I am on a mission!
I really don’t think women ‘nest’ as such in pregnancy, I think they just realise how little time they will have after the Baby comes and how many things they had been putting off doing that will get put off even longer if they don’t do them now, right now, in the last few months/weeks of pregnancy.
Our perfect LP is now 18 months old and I find myself constantly amazed by how much she is learning and what a lovely little person she is becoming.
I am now 26 weeks pregnant – 27 weeks this coming Sunday. Belly-Baby apparently weighs 900g and is about 35cm long. Oh how I love pregnancy related apps on my phone, admittedly not as much as I loved them first time around – BabyCentre was my home for the entire pregnancy, this time it’s more of a distant friend I check in with now and again – usually on a Sunday to find out what Baby’s doing this week!
I realised earlier that I haven’t told you about my perfect LP in quite a while so I thought it’d be a good reason to do another blog post!
LP is amazing, and there is now no denying that she’s not a baby anymore – she is very much a perfect little person in her own right.
Well I have reached the half way point! Cannot believe that I am now halfway to meeting Belly-Baby.
I had my 20 week scan yesterday and to our relief everything was fine. Baby even opened its fist to give us a wave, and the kind sonographer even gave us a ‘footprint’ photo for free – as we had to pay £3.50 each for the others. We’ve never had to pay before, but it’s a new charge that our hospital has introduced.
I don’t normally take resolutions very seriously, but 2013 is going to be a year of change for my family and I, and I would like to make some decisions relating to those changes. So here are my resolutions.
2012 was a really great year overall.
It was the year I got back into Twitter, and with that came a huge amount of support, help, encouragement and some new, great friends! It was whilst being on Twitter again that I decided to start this Blog and I am glad I did, it has been a place for me to be honest, to vent, to try and support others and to give a perspective of things. My blogging and Twitter-ing will definitely continue into 2013.
Well I haven’t blogged for a month – since I announced that we were expecting another LP!
This last month has flown by, everyone now knows about Belly-Baby and I have started planning maternity leave at work. Realistically I’ll be leaving at the end March and taking my annual leave before starting my maternity leave in mid-May, ready for Belly-Baby’s arrival towards the end of May. I am really looking forward to those 2 months with LP, if all goes to plan!