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#31 of 303 Old 06-04-2011, 09:13 AM
 
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I'm due the 21st, my sons b day is the 22nd so I'm wondering if I'll still be pregnant on the 25th when we have his party....lol.gif It's really hard to plan knowing I might have a newborn or be miserable and useless.  I'm having a lot of loose bowels (tmi) Lots of bh contx and lots of cervix pinches. I'm not sure what that's all about but it sure gets my attention! I am tired but am trying to plan my son a super duper 4th bday party since from now on he and baby will likely have combined parties. I'm gbs - and got all my supplies for birth. I've been trying to keep my house pretty clean so when the moment comes it will be tidy. REally just staying busy and hoping the time passes quickly Going to do a belly cast today. It was 105 degrees here last weekend! I don't feel too bad really just kind of wiped out and well grumpy. Hope all the other late june mamas are doing good!


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swimming duck your post reminded me to say that with my 1st I had a scheduled c section on his due date and my 2nd had a membrane sweep @ 39 weeks I was dialated to a 3 , I have NO CLUE what my body does without interventions! Also hoping my sister can come over for the birth (she has 4 kids and it will greatly depend on if her hubby is at work or not) I lost both of my parents recently and really would love to have her here for support and photography. I have a friend who has volunteered but....long story short she is very much an attention hog and I'm afraid I'll be mean to her if she tries to turn everything into an ''all about her life'' type of thing! I'm just not sure how I'm going to react to people and I'd rather have my sister here if possible she's had 4 births 3 unmedicated so I know she can sympathize and be supportive. My friend on the other hand has no kiddos. She is sad that she cannot have kids and I'm sad for her I just don't want to cause and problems in our friendship. =)

 We didn't buy a pool which in some ways kind of bothers me The main reason we didn't is hubby wasn't 100% sold on staying home until very recently. There is a super freestanding birth center owned by the midwives I'm using about 30 minutes away. So, we've been back and forth on either going there or staying here the entire pregnancy. They have a really nice jet tub that could cause me to migrate there lol! I will make do with the bathtub if I need/ want to use it . I'm still open to a tiny chance that we may end up at the birth center just depending on how things go but I'm pretty sure we are staying right here. It's easier for my sister my kids and everyone else really. SO now I wrote a book.... Also NO mucus plug lost at all yet that I've noticed, just a little bit of creamy cm. By now last time I had been loosing globs. I know it's not a sure sign for all women but I'm wondering if that means I'm still closed. I don't think we are going to do any checks unless I get desperate wanting to know something...So far my midwife hasn't had me remove my pants at all and that's been super! I did my own gbs swab and haven't had any checks.


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swimming duck your post reminded me to say that with my 1st I had a scheduled c section on his due date and my 2nd had a membrane sweep @ 39 weeks I was dialated to a 3 , I have NO CLUE what my body does without interventions! Also hoping my sister can come over for the birth (she has 4 kids and it will greatly depend on if her hubby is at work or not) I lost both of my parents recently and really would love to have her here for support and photography. I have a friend who has volunteered but....long story short she is very much an attention hog and I'm afraid I'll be mean to her if she tries to turn everything into an ''all about her life'' type of thing! I'm just not sure how I'm going to react to people and I'd rather have my sister here if possible she's had 4 births 3 unmedicated so I know she can sympathize and be supportive. My friend on the other hand has no kiddos. She is sad that she cannot have kids and I'm sad for her I just don't want to cause and problems in our friendship. =)

 We didn't buy a pool which in some ways kind of bothers me The main reason we didn't is hubby wasn't 100% sold on staying home until very recently. There is a super freestanding birth center owned by the midwives I'm using about 30 minutes away. So, we've been back and forth on either going there or staying here the entire pregnancy. They have a really nice jet tub that could cause me to migrate there lol! I will make do with the bathtub if I need/ want to use it . I'm still open to a tiny chance that we may end up at the birth center just depending on how things go but I'm pretty sure we are staying right here. It's easier for my sister my kids and everyone else really. SO now I wrote a book.... Also NO mucus plug lost at all yet that I've noticed, just a little bit of creamy cm. By now last time I had been loosing globs. I know it's not a sure sign for all women but I'm wondering if that means I'm still closed. I don't think we are going to do any checks unless I get desperate wanting to know something...So far my midwife hasn't had me remove my pants at all and that's been super! I did my own gbs swab and haven't had any checks.



I think you're wise to go with your gut feeling as far as your friend is concerned. Better to not even go there if it could possibly cause major issues and/or ruin a friendship. Not all friends are great for all things! I have a few friends that I adore that I wouldn't want within 10 miles of me while birthing! 

 

My midwife has also been awesome - no exams. I also did my own gbs swab. I LOVE it - this is soooo not what I had last time around. I HATE HATE HATE internal exams. I seriously think I was traumatized last time as I stopped wearing tampons after that because I now have a mental block around having things shoved up my vag. But I did shove garlic up there to try to prevent GBS - so go figure because that makes no sense! But anyways, it's freaking awesome to go through pregnancy without all of those invasive exams, isn't it?


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Hello late-Juners.  I'm glad to hear everyone is doing well.  This past week I've been feeling pretty good, the week before, though, I thought that there was no way I was going to make it to the end.  Mentally, I was having a really hard time.  But, I've sort of pulled it together this past week.  Thank goodness. 

 

I'll be 37 weeks tomorrow and am hoping to make it at least a couple of more weeks so that I can get a couple more weeks of work in and also spend that time with DS.  Everything around the house is ready, and it's nice to sort of just chill.  I had my GBS test last week - I swabbed myself too - and will get the results on Tuesday.  I was + with DS and am hoping not to be this time around.  I'm going to a hospital, but it is very natural childbirth friendly and am planning a water birth. 

 

Anyway, just getting ready and really excited.  Can't wait to hold my sweet, baby girl.


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I'm due the 23rd or the 26th, either way it's late June, and quite possibly July. I'm hoping for a June birth though, dd was born in June so I'm partial, and impatient. ;)


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Count me in on the late June-ers.  My due date is the 30th.....and really hoping to go late, still trying to build a house!!!!


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Im due 6/30-7/1 and feeling impatient!

My ds was a couple of days early and my dd was born on the due date,, so I doubt I'll be having the baby after the dd.. Hoping really that it'll be a bit early but 

time will tell..

I am not at all prepared with things that I will need for the birth so I guess I better get moving :) 

 

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Officially due the 25th but I think I will go sometime a few days before. That seems to be my pattern anyways. Up until last week I was fine with waiting and feeling patient but the switch has been flipped and I am SO ready to have this little one! It's so hard being so ready and knowing there are still weeks to go! I have plenty of BH. I'm only 1cm dilated/still thick/cervix still very posterior. I went ahead and had my midwife check me last week since I had my pants off anyway for the GBS test. lol.gif I think I'm only dilated a smidge because this is baby #3 and not because anything is actually happening yet.  


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Melanie, I'm due 25th as well and was feeling quite Zen as well until the calendar said "June" and I was like hey...that's when I am DUE! I've always been 'due' in the first part of the month with previous pregnancies, so mentally I just think the 'month' I am due. But now...it seems like I should have been thinking July ;) LOL  I had my GBS last week too and will get results on Tuesday at my appointment. I also think I'll go around the 18-22 as that's my 'usual' and this being 5th pregnancy/6th baby, I'm getting used to 'usual' LOL  

 

I am excited for babe, but not yet 'ready' for him to come, so it's okay if he stays in through next weekend! Anytime after the 14th is fine with me! I'm having a garage sale on the 11th, so I need to get through that and also some other things going on with my kids activities and such to make it through. Then we'll have a relatively calm summer to enjoy the new babe.


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I'm about ready to get this baby out. I'll be 38 wks on Tuesday. Mostly I am just uncomfortable--standing for too long, or sitting for too long, is no fun, and I am still trying to work some days. (At this point I can work basically as much or as little as I want, by shift.) No contractions but some BH. I have no sense of how long this pregnancy will last so I am kind of walking around going "I could go any time but then again maybe not" and not committing to anything more than 3-4 days in advance. It is weird that one of my grandmothers had 3 premature babies and the other had 1 prematurely; her other was born 9 days before the due date; my mom had us both before our due dates too (though not a lot before). So if I make it to or past my due date I will not be following in the footsteps of my foremothers.

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Glad to see our little tribe is still around.

I'm 38 weeks tomorrow, and keep wanting to melt down as the birth stories come.  I'm glad other mamas have babes in their arms.  That means mine is coming sooner than it was 2 weeks ago.  I'm starting to have little cervix pinches or twinges and a few contractions, but mostly just uncomfortable...

I keep telling DH that I know baby will come when baby is ready, but man yesterday would have been ok with me.  

 

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I'm not due until the 26th and I'm pondering hanging out in the July club because all the new baby posts are getting me too . . . I don't even know what the word is!  I'm just not ready yet!

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spring bride and erigeron I am so with you both!! I'll be 38 weeks tomorrow. Erigeron, my sister had a preemie and did not go past due with any of her 4 my mom also had my brother about 6-7 weeks early. But, as far as my body goes I know I have a history or making it atleast to 39 weeks...I love the stories I actually have not been here much through my pregnancy but am now officially addicted to coming here for the stories and commiseration and chit chat. We officially set the date for my son's bithday party (rented the jumper) it's set for the 25th. I think the only thing that's going to change that is if I'm in labor . I am to the point of saying we are having the party even if we have a newborn and I will take advantage of anyones help offerings. Unless I'm in labor that day...lol I'm printing the invites with this in mind redface.gif

  Swimming duck thanks for responding to my earlier post, what you said really rang a bell with me. Not all friends are right for every instance or circumstance of our lives. I am going to go ahead and pack a bag today in case we do go to the birthing center. I am waiting on  a warranty giftcard for my camera which a certain 3 year old broke. I sure hope it arrives soon so I'll have a camera. Hugs to all the late june mamas! Not too much longer now.


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To make matters even better for me, my mom keeps calling me asking when she should come down here.  My mom and DH's mom live very close to eachother, but it's a days drive away from us.  They are coming down together when baby comes.  My mom is going to be our labor photographer and DH's mom is going to spoil DD for us :)  

But she calls me every couple of days asking, "When should we come?"  "Did they do an internal check yet?"  "Have you had her sweep your membranes?"  "When does your midwife think you will go into labor?"   AHHH!  It's driving me crazy!

 

Anyways, thanks for the rant :)  


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To make matters even better for me, my mom keeps calling me asking when she should come down here.  My mom and DH's mom live very close to eachother, but it's a days drive away from us.  They are coming down together when baby comes.  My mom is going to be our labor photographer and DH's mom is going to spoil DD for us :)  

But she calls me every couple of days asking, "When should we come?"  "Did they do an internal check yet?"  "Have you had her sweep your membranes?"  "When does your midwife think you will go into labor?"   AHHH!  It's driving me crazy!

 

Anyways, thanks for the rant :)  



argh! Hugs mama! My hubby is a truck driver and can be a couple hours away at a time  , he has been telling me to let him know when I am feeling like it's getting close. As of now I'm so afraid of giving him false alarms...He missed the birth of our 3 y/o.

 


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springbride - That sounds like my mom.  She lives 2000 miles away and is quite anxious.  Funny that when I lived about 30 minutes away she wasn't near as interested.  shrug.gif  My mom's latest is questioning 'when'...When am I going to call?  When am I going to name the baby?  When am I going to tell the rest of the family?  When can she come?  When, when, when!  I give her really vague answers that drive her nuts. 

 

tashantx - My husband is often far away for work.  I'm a bit concerned that he won't be able to make it and then to top it off, our midwife could be as far as 2 hours away if she were at her home when I went into labor.  A little nervewracking to possibly deliver myself!!


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I'm not too bothered by the birth stories and announcements, they are making me excited though!  The only thing really bothering me, and it has bothered me every pregnancy...as we get close to the end my family members all start calling me daily.  They don't ask any specific or prying questions, but they just want to say how are you, how are you feeling, how are the kids doing, what are you up to.  While I love them all, I'm about ready to silence my phone.  I don't want to talk on the phone all day.  I just want to hang out in as much peace and quiet as a 6 and 3 year old allow and nest.

 

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Due the 25th and I'm back and forth on whether I'm ready.

 

On the one hand I am SO TIRED of going to work.  But having a baby just so I don't have to go to work the next day is probably not the best reason.eyesroll.gif

 

On the other hand I'm definitely not emotionally ready.  I'm mourning the loss of our three-person family.  Terrified of having two children.  DH and I have been so busy we haven't connected with each other in weeks.  We spent all last night arguing and I think in part its because at least that's some sort of emotional connection KWIM?  He says he's given up on trying to make me happy because it's impossible for me to be happy.  He needs someone to pay attention to him.  These are the same issues we've strugged with for our whole 9 years of marriage.  I don't want to pull the pregnant card, but seriously, I have no energy to pay attention to him.  Sex would help, but that's what set off my first labor so at this point I don't want to have sex unless I'm also ready to immediately begin labor.  Moments for intimacy that don't occur at the end of a long/exhausting day no longer happen for us.

 

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To make matters even better for me, my mom keeps calling me asking when she should come down here.  My mom and DH's mom live very close to eachother, but it's a days drive away from us.  They are coming down together when baby comes.  My mom is going to be our labor photographer and DH's mom is going to spoil DD for us :)  

But she calls me every couple of days asking, "When should we come?"  "Did they do an internal check yet?"  "Have you had her sweep your membranes?"  "When does your midwife think you will go into labor?"   AHHH!  It's driving me crazy!

 

Anyways, thanks for the rant :)  



 

That would drive me insane! Gotta love family!
 

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I'm not too bothered by the birth stories and announcements, they are making me excited though!  The only thing really bothering me, and it has bothered me every pregnancy...as we get close to the end my family members all start calling me daily.  They don't ask any specific or prying questions, but they just want to say how are you, how are you feeling, how are the kids doing, what are you up to.  While I love them all, I'm about ready to silence my phone.  I don't want to talk on the phone all day.  I just want to hang out in as much peace and quiet as a 6 and 3 year old allow and nest.

 

I'm due June 24th, by the way.  :)


 

Once again, that would drive me insane. I think I'd just stop answering. Let them wonder whether or not I'd gone into labor!


 

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On the one hand I am SO TIRED of going to work.  But having a baby just so I don't have to go to work the next day is probably not the best reason.eyesroll.gif

 

That's so me right now. I just want to be on freaking maternity leave already. I don't go anywhere for work. Instead between 4-7 children descend upon my house, depending on the day. I'm ready for the challenge of juggling a newborn with my rambunctious and energetic nearly 4 year old. Somehow it sounds easier than running a full-time daycare while 9 months pregnant. But yes, a terrible reason to want to go into labor. Not to mention, we still have a lot of stuff around here that needs to get done!
 

 


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Due the 25th and I'm back and forth on whether I'm ready.

 

On the one hand I am SO TIRED of going to work.  But having a baby just so I don't have to go to work the next day is probably not the best reason.eyesroll.gif

 

On the other hand I'm definitely not emotionally ready.  I'm mourning the loss of our three-person family.  Terrified of having two children.  DH and I have been so busy we haven't connected with each other in weeks.  We spent all last night arguing and I think in part its because at least that's some sort of emotional connection KWIM?  He says he's given up on trying to make me happy because it's impossible for me to be happy.  He needs someone to pay attention to him.  These are the same issues we've strugged with for our whole 9 years of marriage.  I don't want to pull the pregnant card, but seriously, I have no energy to pay attention to him.  Sex would help, but that's what set off my first labor so at this point I don't want to have sex unless I'm also ready to immediately begin labor.  Moments for intimacy that don't occur at the end of a long/exhausting day no longer happen for us.

 

Anyways, that went in a different direction than I intended.redface.gif


pull the pregnant card!! DO IT! We argued yesterday too...for similar reasons but I'm the one who feels slightly neglected. It actually had me a ball of nerves and made me so sick, I just don't handle the conflicts well at all. I understand also mourning the loss of what you have now but I think everyone has those little anxieties mama! Everything will be just fine. My husband and I have allways been so close and had a great bond. But, I lost my dad in february of this year and my mom in march of 2010 so I have been so needy and so emotionally unstable this pregnancy I think he feels overwhealmed. Thankfully our arguements ended in some much needed cuddles and loving. I hope the same happens for you and your husband. I feel we really need a strong bond b/c the months to come are going to be testing and I definately don't want any built up anger/ resentment towards him as he is my number one birth support.
 

 


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my estimated due date is 29th or 30th and my son was 2 weeks and a day past the estimated due date so i could be one of the very last


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springbride - That sounds like my mom.  She lives 2000 miles away and is quite anxious.  Funny that when I lived about 30 minutes away she wasn't near as interested.  shrug.gif  My mom's latest is questioning 'when'...When am I going to call?  When am I going to name the baby?  When am I going to tell the rest of the family?  When can she come?  When, when, when!  I give her really vague answers that drive her nuts. 

 

tashantx - My husband is often far away for work.  I'm a bit concerned that he won't be able to make it and then to top it off, our midwife could be as far as 2 hours away if she were at her home when I went into labor.  A little nervewracking to possibly deliver myself!!

 

So she called me again today, to ask when she should come, so i told her hmm, how about the 18th?  (Due the 20th, it's a whole days drive) seems like a safe bet to me.  I thought this would calm her nerves....yah no!  "Why the 18th?"  Are you going to have your midwife strip your membranes at your appointment that week?  Are you sure that's not waiting too long?  Good grief!  Maybe I'll just stop answering my phone :)  I kind of hope that my water breaks in the middle of the night so I can call her and say "Uh,  hope you're sleeping in your road trip clothes"  lol.gif
 

 


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Due the 25th and I'm back and forth on whether I'm ready.

 

On the one hand I am SO TIRED of going to work.  But having a baby just so I don't have to go to work the next day is probably not the best reason.eyesroll.gif

 

On the other hand I'm definitely not emotionally ready.  I'm mourning the loss of our three-person family.  Terrified of having two children.  DH and I have been so busy we haven't connected with each other in weeks.  We spent all last night arguing and I think in part its because at least that's some sort of emotional connection KWIM?  He says he's given up on trying to make me happy because it's impossible for me to be happy.  He needs someone to pay attention to him.  These are the same issues we've strugged with for our whole 9 years of marriage.  I don't want to pull the pregnant card, but seriously, I have no energy to pay attention to him.  Sex would help, but that's what set off my first labor so at this point I don't want to have sex unless I'm also ready to immediately begin labor.  Moments for intimacy that don't occur at the end of a long/exhausting day no longer happen for us.

 

Anyways, that went in a different direction than I intended.redface.gif

 

Um, definitely pull the pregnancy card!  I did it... we were arguing and I was hormonal and crying.  I just told him, "I'm sorry I'm not being calm, but these are my real feelings and I need your XYZ (support, help, a break with DD etc)  

It helped  *hugs*
 

 


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It's great to hear from all you ladies.  I was off the boards for ~1.5 days and there are a TON of new birth stories!  Reading all of them is starting to get me more excited about having this baby.


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I was SO with you who are saying you are tired of going to work. And LO came 3 weeks early! And she's perfectly healthy and 7.8 pounds. Midwife said thank god she didn't go to 40 weeks, because she'd be enormous! So, there's hope! I think this was my daughter's first move as an excellent team player - getting me out of the last three weeks of school :)

 


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38 weeks and a couple days now. My mom has started calling daily... as if she would really have to call to find out if I was in labor. She's #1 on our call list! As of right now though no real signs anything is going on that would indicate labor is imminent. Although since this afternoon I think I may have dropped... maybe. I don't think it looks like I've dropped but I can certainly feel my belly against my lap a lot more when I'm sitting up. Who knows though- maybe I'm just imagining things. redface.gif I keep wavering between feeling DONE and needing to have this baby right this second and and being at peace with going past my due date. lol.gif And this happens several times a day. I'm also to the point where it seems like no matter what I do I'm *constantly* thinking about labor and scrutinizing everything my body does as a possible sign that I'm going into labor... which is just maddening. nut.gif I know I'm not going to be pregnant forever and it will happen when it happens but not knowing when just drives my controlling side batty! My mom has pointed out to me several times that there will be a full moon this Wednesday. Who knows. I hope you other late June-ers are at peace and relaxing! I'm trying. It's just hard when the end is so close- yet so far away. winky.gif


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38 weeks and a couple days now. My mom has started calling daily... as if she would really have to call to find out if I was in labor. She's #1 on our call list! As of right now though no real signs anything is going on that would indicate labor is imminent. Although since this afternoon I think I may have dropped... maybe. I don't think it looks like I've dropped but I can certainly feel my belly against my lap a lot more when I'm sitting up. Who knows though- maybe I'm just imagining things. redface.gif I keep wavering between feeling DONE and needing to have this baby right this second and and being at peace with going past my due date. lol.gif And this happens several times a day. I'm also to the point where it seems like no matter what I do I'm *constantly* thinking about labor and scrutinizing everything my body does as a possible sign that I'm going into labor... which is just maddening. nut.gif I know I'm not going to be pregnant forever and it will happen when it happens but not knowing when just drives my controlling side batty! My mom has pointed out to me several times that there will be a full moon this Wednesday. Who knows. I hope you other late June-ers are at peace and relaxing! I'm trying. It's just hard when the end is so close- yet so far away. winky.gif


I could have written your post.  I'm really trying so hard to ignore all the 'signs', but it's hard.  I know it usually leads nowhere and that I will know when it's time, but I wish I had some clue.  I have a busy week ahead, though, with my other kids, so I can't say it would be a good time for baby to arrive...so it probably will.  winky.gif  Also, my midwife will be out of town on this Saturday (my due date) and that is totally a reason for baby to wait until then as well.  HOWEVER, I'm going to guess it will be the next week before baby will arrive.

 

Oh, and my mom is calling every day as well.  It's not like she hasn't known the previous two times, but it's driving her nuts...that and the fact we haven't decided on names.  It's kind of fun driving her crazy, though. 

 


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My mom was asking every time I talked to her. I told her we actually aren't going to call anyone not on the birth team until afterwards. She sounded kind of disappointed, but understood my reasoning. Honestly, if I could tell her and her not call constantly to "see how things are going", I would, but that isn't going to happen.

 

I'll be 39 weeks on Tuesday. I, too, waiver between thinking something is going to happen soon and thinking it will be after the 4th of July. I sort of have June 25 in my head. My edd is the 21st by my calculations, the midwife's office actually has the 17th by the sono. I'm still pretty comfortable, so fine with waiting as long as it takes. I've been getting a LOT of last minute knitting done, which is super cool.


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I'm still here too :)  Putting in some lonnnng days around the homestead. If hard physical labor put a woman into labor.....I'd be there!  We flooded on Monday, and it's been a long week with lots of work and long hours. No sign of baby!  Course now, I think I'd like him to stay put until the end of the week so I can get a few more things done, so he probably won't. I too was checkin' out the full moon on the 15th! I wonder how many of us will go then?! I'm still betting around the 18-22 for me, but we'll see! My other boys DOB's are 14th and 18th of their months so I think I need a 16th or a 22nd to keep up the pattern :D


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