Week 37 Bump Update!

13 August 2012

Watch my 37 Week Pregnancy Vlog here! :)

How far along?  37 weeks!  Full term baby! :)

Total weight gain/measurements: 24lbs! Stayed the same from last week.  Measurements are also the same, Waist - 31", Tummy - 40".   

Maternity clothes: No new ones.  Now that we're coming closer to the due date I have been thinking about postpartum though and I'm seriously considering getting the Belly Bandit!  I've heard some really great things about it and since I have never been pregnant before, I really don't know what to expect after I have the baby!  But I've seen these all over the place and they look really good so if anybody has had any experience with the Belly Bandit let me know! :)

Stretch marks: None yet.  Still using Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Massage Lotion for Stretch Marks.

Sleep: Sleep is generally good, if a little uncomfortable.

Best moment this week: Our antenatal classes were pretty intense (5 hours long!) but we learned a LOT of information and I honestly think they were hugely beneficial to both of us.  I definitely feel more prepared and less anxious about certain things to do with labour, delivery and caring for baby!

Miss anything? Again, varying my outfits has become more & more difficult as I hardly fit in anything anymore...so I do sometimes miss my old clothes and different looks!

Movement: Tons -- and now I have begun to feel limbs like feet, elbows, hands...etc.  It's crazy!!  

Food cravings: I was watching blushingpixie's pregnancy vlog when she mentioned she was craving "Fig Newtons"...apparently these are the US/Canada equivalent to fig rolls?  Anyway as soon as she mentioned it I instantly started craving them too...ha ha ha!  And I went out & bought some, lol!

Anything making you queasy or sick? Nothing in particular but I did get quite nauseous during the week, especially in the mornings.

Gender:  Girl!

Labour signs: Nope.  I did think I was having some kind of labour signs on Saturday but turns out it was just a pretty intense case of lightening crotch.  Lol.

Symptoms: Lots and lots of heartburn, which I hate!!  I get super out of breath for the most ridiculous reasons, like standing in one spot/position for long periods of time or doing simple tasks like putting away dishes or dusting.  I'm definitely feeling a lot more uncomfortable & heavy now with some backache and lots of difficulty getting in & out of the car, up & down stairs etc.!  Bending over is pretty much not an option anymore either...thank god it's not sock season, ha ha ha!  I did notice that my leg hair has started growing again after months of nothing!  And like I mentioned above, the pelvic pressure/lightening crotch has been pretty intense this week but I asked my OB this morning if Emilia had dropped yet and he still says no!  
Belly button in or out? It looks strange, some might say it's popped but I think it just looks weird...like it's in that "in between" stage! 

Wedding rings on or off? On.  I've been lucky enough to get no swelling at all so far this pregnancy!

Happy or moody most of the time: Happy!

Looking forward to: Buying Emilia's changing table! :)

Stay Stylish!

1 comment:

  1. Pregnancy suits you so well & it's such a turn on to see such a pretty lady expecting! x


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