Wishing for speedy, easy labors for everyone who is close (and wanting to go)! Carita
My bh take my breath away too, but aren't painful. One of my mom's friends came by yesterday and commented that I don't look that big - and then I turned sideways and she said, "Oh S**T!!" I know I FEEL huge compared to the last two. And yes, I am getting a ton of pressure and swollen labia too.Sehbub
Hoping the house works out! I am so sorry you are hurting today. Ice packs help me a lot - if I can numb my back a bit the pain radiating from it seems to ease too.Ivory
Hylands makes an awesome cough syrup for kids, also some tablets called sniffles and sneezes and kids' calms. Between the three we seem to be able to dope our kids up well enough that they stop coughing long enough to sleep. There is also a great Thyme cough syrup I have if you want the recipe - the bonus is that thyme can help bring on contrax....Sara
Aw, I call a do over for you too. Funny, because I got a very similar excuse from dh about not installing the car seats - it is too hard to move around in the van with them in. Uh, and this makes a difference for a week or two because.....?!?! Oh, and fwiw, my oldest is famous for the overnight dramatics and feeling fine the next day. momto4plus4
I hope your pre-labor stops and real labor kicks in soon - and goes that much faster because of everything you have endured so far.afm
36 weeks today!!!!
I have coffee and doughnuts to celebrate, and am planning to be lazy for the next 24 hours or so until MY OB is back in the office. (somehow calling this a lazy Sunday instead of calling it bedrest makes it sound better!) Tomorrow the house gets tidy and I start working on laundry. I feel oddly cheerful about being able to do that.
We took a family poll last night on when I would give birth. Dh says Tuesday, though I suspect that is more motivated by the fact that then we wouldn't have to pay two insurance deductibles, Sofia says Easter (4/4), and I say Good Friday (4/2), although the thought of giving birth on Good Friday does give me the willies in a way... I'd rather they weren't born on 4/1 though, for obvious reasons, and because then I wouldn't be able to play my Facebook prank. I'm such a dork.
Also, if they stay in until Friday I can have the house clean and tidy and laundry pretty much caught up, which would be a nice bonus. I do need to get the girls' Easter baskets ready though, just in case I am in the hospital on Easter morning.