Monday, March 22, 2010
Though I am entirely uncomfortable all the time now, I do have to say this week has been better than last! I have not had many BH contractions this week, nor any crampiness.
Baby is still riding high, and growing daily. I know this by the continued ripping of my stomach muscles, and the ever-increasing pressure on my ribs. No matter what position I am in, or how straight I stand up, Bug is just plain too big and is never NOT pressing on them.
Relaxin is surging through my body in mass quantities, and causing my hips to hurt reeeal bad. I also pulled my shoulder out of joint this week opening the car door. It hurt for 4 days. Pathetic.
I am relieved and happy to have made it to this week, as I am now considered "full term" and won't be denied of my water birth. I would still like Bug to brew in there as long as needed to fully develop, but whenever s/he does decide to join us, I will welcome him/her with open arms. My guess is still the middle of week 38 sometime, which gives me another week and a half to get really good and miserable.
At my last appointment, I was not dilated at all yet. I will report again if there is any change at this weeks appt on Thursday.