I'm 33.5 weeks... still can't believe it, since DS #1 decided that 29 weeks was a good time to come. This one seems to be behaving himself and staying in there.
Everything has been going fine. I was a bit freaked out at my BP possibly rising, but then the day after an OB appt (where OB wasn't concerned, but *I* was), I measured my BP at Walmart and it was nice and low, and then at my midwife appt last week, it was similar to what I got at Walmart... actually even lower. So yay! I guess I'm always looking for *something* to kill my out-of-hospital, midwife-attended birth plans like happened last time! Oh well. Just a couple more weeks to go. My midwife said she officially goes on call at 36 weeks, but that if I felt comfortable with it, she'd be willing to deliver as early as 35.5 weeks... so technically I only have to go 2 more weeks to get the birth I want.
And yes, I'd feel comfortable delivering that early out of hospital since a) I grow big-for-gestation babies, b) my DS #1 did *really* well for a 29 weeker (was breathing 100% on his own the next day, etc.), and c) my midwife is equipped with O2 if baby did have some trouble breathing, and we'd just transport to the hospital if baby continued to need breathing help. So we're covered there.
I've gained 25 lbs so far. I spill glucose in my urine at many of my midwife appts, and this time was the worst, as I'd had french toast for breakfast with syrup on top, then had the appt 1 hour later.
: The box kept getting greener and greener, and finally stopped when it was just one shade less than the darkest green on the bottle! Whoops! Oh well. I've checked my blood sugar with a glucometer multiple times, and it's always in the lower 90s 2 hours after a meal, so that's really really good. I just spill glucose anyway, but I've done enough reading to know that that's just a variation of normal for some pregnant women, and it appears to be the case for me this pregnancy!
Fundal height at 33 weeks was 33cm. I'd been measuring big earlier in pregnancy, but I think the baby changed positions. He was facing my back, and now he's LOA. Definitely head down as well.
Overall, I'm feeling pretty good. I love my chiropractor - she keeps me walking!
The only time I'm really miserable is at night, when my legs just get achey and my butt muscles hurt.
I sleep with a pillow between my knees and tucked under my tummy. I also take a cal/mag supplement before bed. I just dread nighttime because I'm sooooo tired, but just can't get comfortable with the achey legs. But other than that, I feel good in general. Getting a few more rib pokes today. I'm so glad I have a long torso!
Nesting has begun, and about 2 weeks ago, I started sewing the baby's diaper stash. I've got 4 size newborn and 3 size small done (I expect a 9 lb baby or close to it, so don't expect to need newborn for very long). I have prefolds in various sizes already, so I'm "ok" if I don't get more sewn, but hopefully I'll get a dozen newborns and 2 dozen smalls done (fitteds), and maybe some small pockets. Along with the sewing I've been doing, I've also started cleaning/decluttering the house a bit, which I've not been motivated to do all pregnancy up until now (same goes for sewing!). So I guess it's the last minute panic nesting that I'm doing.
I still need to make a sling too... Really should move that up in the sewing queue, since I can sew diapers with baby in the sling, if need be.