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Old 09-08-2010, 01:55 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'd love to see her crystal ball!! People ask me often, 'when is the baby coming'... I dunno, lets rub my tummy and find out?

I'm still saying I'll be pregnant in October (EDD 9-20 with a history of post date)...

That said... I hope she's right... My BP is manageable right now (rocking that 140/90 line too often though) but my feet won't stop swelling. On my feet for 10 min and I can't bend from the ankle down. They look bruised they're so swollen! My flip flops are leaving indents.... This keeps up, I'll have to wear slippers out...!

In 3 min it will be Wednesday... The week is half over... Gee ma, you couldn't have told me WHEN this week??

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Well, hope she's right!

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Hmmm, my mom told me the same thing.

It'll be interesting to see if they are right.

I soooooo hope it's 'mommy intuition'.

I totally feel you on the feet swelling thing. Ugh. Cankles and swollen toes are not attractive. And really, when flip flops are starting to become a 'not okay' choice, ya know it's not good.

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I've never swollen... It's related to my BP but I can't get it under control!! I even pulled out my oldest pair of flip flops because they're stretched out from being worn to death (they're just cheap-o $2 flip flops from walmart so they wear out, lol) and I still got indents...!! Not cool!!

MIL asked me today if I had anything else I wanted done before the baby came (she's been helping out getting things organized and put away since I'm supposed to be on modified bedrest for the BP) and I told her yeah... the house needs to be cleaned again... I can't do it because within 10 min, my feet double in size! So I'm mainly sitting on my bum waiting for labor to start... BLAH!

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My mom also said she has a feeling this is going to be a fast labor. Can't say we disagree with her on that one... We've said it for a while now that we're preparing for a possible UC because we think once this baby decides to come, he/she is coming... NOW.

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Oooh, I want someone to come clean my house too. I find myself putting my feet up and restricting activities just because the swelling freaks me out a bit. BP is still stable, but *still* big puffy feet are not normal! Bedrest sucks too. I was on it with ds, and it really messes with the nesting urges. While laying around I could see *all* the areas that needed attention. Plus had all the other million little things running through my mind that I couldn't see.

I'm due the 24th. Been having lots of prodromal stuff, so who knows when I'll go. Shoot, I even went to L&D once because I was contracting that much/intensely. Nada. Even had a few contractions I had to moan through and felt some pushing urges for. I might just end up with a UC due to denial at this point.

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Well.. swelling can be completely normal... Swelling along with elevated BP or other sypmtoms on the other hand...

I've swelled off and on for a few months, nothing major until very recently. My BP at my last visit with my MW (which was at 35.5 weeks) was 150/100 with +1 protein in my urine. Modified bedrest, leaving work and pushing fluids like a mad woman has brought me down to averaging 130-140/high 70's and 80's and trace protein (which is normal for me during pregnancy anyway). So while I don't quite fit the pre-e diagnosis yet, I fear I could the bigger and bigger I get...

I've had some insane braxton hicks like contractions but with back discomfort and a def feeling of bearing down (baby bearing down hard on my cervix). I have no idea where I stand cervically (just what I was at 35.5 weeks which a fingertip and 50% effaced) and honestly hope that the next time I see my MW is when I'm having the baby. If not and I do see her next week (at 39.5 weeks) I'll be asking for a check and possibly for her to sweep membranes to try to get things moving.

I hope our mama's are right and this is our week...I'm so done.. I just want to hold and snuggle my baby.

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So... It's Saturday... It's only 8am but I've got no signs of impending labor... Don't think the baby is coming in the first week of September mom! Tomorrow begins week 2 of Sept... LOL.

I have had ALOT of contractions and bearing down as of late and my belly is getting smaller and smaller (from rotation and dropping) but no baby yet... And I don't think it'll be today.

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hope she's right!

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LOL, I doubt it.... It's almost 6pm...

And while I think I managed to engage the baby in my pelvis walking up and down the stairs at the movies taking DS potty (FOUR times!) and I'm crampy and sore.... I just don't see this baby coming today. In 6 hours and 11 min, it will be Sunday... The start of week 2 of September, lol.

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