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38 weeks pregnant

I had written this post while we were on Mahe getting ready to have Freddie!  Thought I’d publish this so I can look back on it and have the complete bump update set!!   Better late than never right!?  Oh, and I rather rubbishly didn’t […]

36 weeks pregnant

I’m 36 weeks pregnant!  If you missed last week take a look at my 35 week update   Measurements Weight: 66kg (eeek well and truly over the 10 stone mark now!!) Fundal measurement: ooops forgot this one! Estimated baby weight from scan: 2.4kg Here’s me […]

34 weeks pregnant

I’m 34 weeks pregnant!  If you missed it, check out my 33 week update.

Weight: 64.2kg
Fundal measurement: I *think* it was 34 inches 

Here’s me this week:
34 weeks pregnant

This week has completely flown by!
I had my midwife appointment Thursday, I was honestly dreading it after being a bit told off the last couple times for not putting enough weight on!  
We waited for ages to see the midwife.  A lady told me in Creole (the local language) what I thought was that the midwife had gone but she will be back in a few minutes.  Perhaps I misunderstood!  
Anyway, after about 30 mins she still wasn’t back so the midwife who I had with Arthur saw me instead.  As I may have mentioned before, she’s a little bit of a dinosaur and very old fashioned!  She was quite nice to us this time.  As you can see I have put on weight (yay).  She did my fundal measurement and I told her that the other midwife said I had been measuring small.  She told me my measurement was fine.  I think she said it was 34 but then she did check it again and then just said it was fine!  
I’m booked in for another appointment in two weeks time.  I will have another scan the same day.
I didn’t get to hear baby’s heart beat this time around, as I said, this midwife is pretty old fashioned, so instead of using the machine she used the old school upside down wineglass looking thing (my mum said it’s called a horn!?…I’m clearly having wine withdrawals!!!) 

Still getting Braxton Hicks a lot, sometimes it’s quite painful. I told the midwife that I’d been feeling lots of pressure and she said that it was the babies head.  Obviously with Arthur being breach I never experienced that!!  

Arthur has been really cuddly with me this week and telling me to “sit” a lot.  I think he’s realising that I’m slow and tired bless him!!  
We’ve had a few no nap days, one where it resulted in Arthur being mega grumpy and tantrum every 5 minutes which was awful.  We’ve also had some lazy cuddly afternoons which is quite alright with me, although I would still really like him to continue to nap!!!!

I have been on a bit of a baking mission this week, for no particular reason!  I’ve made cookies, shortbread and butterfly cakes (might explain the weight gain!) Mum says I’m nesting!  It would be great if my nesting was more geared towards getting organised instead of making us all fat but it’s nice to have yummy treats in the house! Last time round I think all my nesting was used up on getting Arthur’s cot ready!

Next week is Mark’s last week at work, we are all very ready for him to be finished!  We then will have two weeks before we go to Mahe.  Those two weeks will be full of organising everything in preparation for baby boy! 

This week’s countdown to our Caesarian date
34 weeks pregnant countdown to Caesarian date

Woohoo can’t wait to meet our little guy!

I’ll be back next week with my 35 weeks update!

33 weeks pregnant!

I’m 33 weeks pregnant!  If you missed last week, check out my 32 week update! This week little boy bump is weighing around 2kg (same as a pineapple, mmmm pineapple!) and is about 44cm long. Here’s me this week This week has actually gone quite […]

32 weeks pregnant

I am 32 weeks pregnant!  If you missed last week, check out my 31 week pregnancy update. This week little boy is around 42cm long and weighs around 1.7kg My measurements Weight: 62.8kg (+0kg) Fundal Measurement: 29 inches (+0 inches) * more on this in […]

31 weeks pregnant

I’m 31 weeks pregnant!  If you missed last week, take a peek at my 30 weeks update! 

This week our little boy is over 41cm long and is weighing around 1.5kg (how perfect for our little Seychelles baba!) 
He apparently is heading for a growth spurt and is starting to get nice and squishy, ready for cuddles!

Here’s me this week
31 weeks pregnant

If I could sum up this week in one word it would be: TIRED!!
Oh my goodness I am SO SO tired.  

It has however, been a relatively quiet week.  I’ve made sure that I’ve slowed down and taken it easy!

I have still been doing my online fitness programme, and it’s slowed down a lot now to match my stage of pregnancy which is great!

Last weekend we had the school Mark works at annual dinner dance.  It was lovely to get a night out and get dressed up!  
31 weeks pregnant date night
A sad update this week is that on Thursday I had to take my rings off!!  On the positive side I had to so that a lot earlier last time, although I can’t quite remember when I did it.
Last time I was SO upset about it.  We hadn’t even been married a year by then so it was still so new and exciting to have them on.
Not that it’s not exciting to have them on still of course, but this time I know that they will be back on soon and I’m happy I lasted longer then I did before!!
It’s weird because it was literally overnight that my rings were fine and then all of a sudden not!  My feet are a little swollen now too!

I’m really feeling like time has slowed down now.  The second trimester flew by and now it feels like it’s ages to go until our little boy gets here.
In reality I know it’s not.  In fact it’s only 
31 weeks pregnant, countdown to Caesarian section
until we get to meet him!!

We have our 32 week scan next week too which is really exciting! 

I’ll be back next week to let you know how my scan went as well as the usual updates! See you then.

30 weeks pregnant

I’m 30 weeks pregnant, eeek that’s exciting!!  If you missed last week, here is my 29 week update! This week baby boy is around 40cm long and 1.3kg, about the same as a green cabbage apparently!  My measurements this week  Weight 62.9kg (+0.7kg in two […]