so oh my god, we're at 35 weeks! this means i'm only 5 weeks from my due date and only TWO weeks from full term!! That is SO INSANE to me!
and since it's now officially October, we might be in the month that the baby will be born! how nuts is that??
let's get started:
This week the baby is the size of....
Now this is annoying because we were already a honeydew on thebump.com buuuut oh well. I guess this site means a bigger honeydew? And it refers to weight, not length.
Anyway, that means that he is about 18 inches long and weighs about 5 and a half pounds!!! WHOA!
there's not much to report about his development except that now is when he gets fatter and cuter basically. His major focus is on gaining weight and growing.
he's developing his own immune system so he can be independent of mine and he's also growing his little fingernails in there.
apparently the odds of him scratching himself with those new fingernails isn't too high because he doesn't have the room to scratch himself, he is totally squished. see:
yea, for real. And he FEELS squished too. Seriously. I can't breathe or eat lol
He should be flipping over/already be flipped over where he will stay head down until he's born. Let's hope that he's done that already lol. He should also continue to kick me but the wild and crazy movements are basically supposed to lessen now because he has no real space in there to move. Poor little guy.
As for me:
- i am going to start seeing my doctor every week now until I deliver (appointments are on Mondays)
- my uterus went from being the size of a small ball to now being the size of a watermelon. lord.
- 1/6 of my blood is in my stomach
- i am exhausted lol
- i get tested for group b strep on monday. if it's positive i have to have antibiotics during labor. I'm super allergic though to penicillin which is typically used to treat it so let's just pray i test negative and don't have to deal with this.
anyway, here are my photos:
this is how i feel today lol
and i made this to showcase the difference throughout all of the weeks ending in 5 during the pregnancy. I can't believe how much i've changed! i miss my 5 week stomach (hell, i even miss my 15 week stomach lol) Also, apparently i like to wear purple on weeks that end in "5"...weird?
so yea, that's totally dramatic, right? let's just pray that someday i can get back to that lol
there we have it! 35 weeks :)