I feel like this place has been a little neglected lately. Maybe it’s like third trimester sleep – they always tell exhausted mamas-to-be “that’s just your body’s way of getting you used to no sleep when the baby comes!” I’m just getting y’all used to me being MIA when baby’s here. No? That’s not the way this works? Shit.
But I have good reason. At my appointment last week the doc decided that I wasn’t just imagining it and there’s a likely chance that baby is large and in charge. She’s ordered an ultrasound for my 38 week appointment this Thursday, and if they project that he’s gonna be a hefty ten pounder by his due date, we may talk about our “options.”
There’s probably an equally likely chance that he’s perfectly average and will decide to hang out on the inside for the next 3+ weeks. However, even the teensiest possibility that we could leave our appointment on Thursday with a scheduled induction date kicked my behind into high gear. All of the super necessary baby preparations are finished, but I still had a few projects that I wanted to finish before because I knew if they had to wait until after he arrives they’d be never completed.Continue Reading