Sunday, February 06, 2011

Week 34 Update

It's a honeydew!  Can they not find something more baby shaped? Seriously.

Good news/bad news: went in for the 32/33 week sonogram to make sure everything's on track, which it is, in fact, little dude's weighing in at 4.5 lbs.  He best slow down on the growth.  I am not squeezing out a nine pounder, no way, no how.  Unless that's what happens, of course.  The perinatal guy said everything's a-ok, except that my amniotic fluid is down a quart, not really, but it's on the low side.   I was told to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate and come back in two weeks to see what the dilly is.  Luckily, I've got resources (Dr. Matthews) with OB/GYN hookups that say that had there really been an issue, I'd have been put on bedrest immediately.  Here's hoping that doesn't happen.  I can't afford that mentally, physically or financially.  Dude's got to stay in the oven until at least my due date so I can use every speck of leave I've earned.  Yay for no maternity leave!  In the meantime, I can't imagine drinking more water than I already do, but I'm trying!

My new best friend.

I can't believe I have less than two months to go.  Unfuckingreal.


Evie said...

haha, good luck! Just think, when that baby is out and weaned you get to drink lots too...lots of wine!

LaceyBug said...

Note- found out that baby gains one pound every two weeks. So maybe 7.5 lbs??? I am going with 6 pounds 5 oz

blythe said...

i cannot wait to replace the 200 oz of water i'm drinking with sweet, sweet beer. or wine. or whatever. oh, it will be great.

6lbs, 5oz would be rad. i was tiny, my bro was tiny, but k and his sibs were HUGE! i don't know what relationship there might be between parental and offspring birth weight, but here's hoping i win out.