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26/02/2014 at 04:10
26/02/2014 at 04:12
26/02/2014 at 04:36
Oh AR you poor thing :( are you thinking about getting signed off? You can't spend the next 2.5 weeks this miserable and sore. Have you tried having a bath when you can't get back to sleep and are hurting? What have maternity physio said? Defo get a good chat with the MW about all your aches and pains and don't feel bad if you decide to finish earlier than planned - you need to start conserving energy for this baby arriving!
Weekender how are you today?
Isis and mrs V - baby out vibes to you both!!
39 weeks today so officially one week to go! Can't quite believe it! I have a sweep booked already for 40+1 (next Thursday) and my induction will be the 17th if I don't go before then. I'm bouncing and rocking on my hands and knees like a crazy lady hoping this baby turns and engages!Thanks for all the advice and encouragement yesterday. Really enjoyed seeing lots of friends yesterday but was v sore and tired by the time I got home so a quiet day for me day...although might touch up the paint on the hall wall...I'll see how long I can sit still for. Best do my birth plan too for what its worth!
Defo be back later!
26/02/2014 at 04:58
26/02/2014 at 05:04
Being sore and feeling like you have limited or no options is crap! What does your H think you should do?
26/02/2014 at 05:05
Oh AR, that's just ROTTEN. But I'm pleased work understood and sent you home. Good that you're seeing MW this week, can have a long chat about the pains and get some advice. Hope today is better for you x
Sweetpea - birth plan probably *is* a good idea, at 39 weeks ha ha. Good luck with baby moving. You do hear a lot about little one sorting their position out right at the end, hopefully yours won't wait that long :) Good to have a sweep booked too. When I had Harry no one would sweep me except in hospital and only day before induction so it gives me hope that things might not be as late happening as they were my first time.
I'm awake because I laid on my arm accidentally - had whooping cough jab y/day and it's sore. Last week I had protein and blood in urine, my sample has come back inconclusive, but I'm convinced some of my pain/sensitivity is due to UTI and not just baby. I'm not due to see midwife for 8 days but her clinic is tomorrow, might see about grabbing another form and dropping another sample in. Paranoia, I'm sure, but I don't like the idea of something going on and us not knowing what :)
Hubby is going back to work today but I'm (not so) secretly peed off that he was ill both his off days, nothing got done in the house, deadline is looming and now he's back at work. Feeling the pressure on the house front! He was genuinely ill bless him, only ate last night for first time.
Right, better try and get more sleep, work today is going to be hectic. :)
Hi to all who follow, happy hump day :)
26/02/2014 at 05:16
26/02/2014 at 05:18
26/02/2014 at 05:37
Counter - ha ha yes the birth plan should probably have been done before now but it mostly just involves - get baby to arrive safely! Ha! Its funny how things change over time and different health boards vary in practice - it'll be interesting to see how your experience differs this time. I agree with AR in that you should defo get another sample tested. It'll only weigh on your mind otherwise. Good news about your H but I totally get the annoyance over the lack of house progress! You WILL get it all done though!
AR that's so fab your H is so supportive - bless him doing all that! There's only so much you can tolerate when you are that sore and uncomfortable and he will want you to do what's best. Hope today isn't too awful!
26/02/2014 at 05:57
26/02/2014 at 05:58
26/02/2014 at 06:04
AR - the pethidine I had meant Harry came out not breathing well and purple and they took him away for 10-15 minutes, which was scary. I didn't know back then it could cause feeding delays. He didn't have his first feed until he was 42 hrs old. I did find it helped the pain but I was advised to have it because, it being my first, they thought I'd be there all night but that wasn't the case at all. So this time I want to try and avoid it altogether, though I think there's a time and a place for it :)
26/02/2014 at 06:12
26/02/2014 at 06:47
26/02/2014 at 06:50
26/02/2014 at 07:43
26/02/2014 at 07:50
AR, sorry you aren't sleeping well again. If you struggle at work again today can you have an informal chat with someone and say you don't think you'll last till your official leave date? They probably are expecting that now anyway. Then ask your midwife on Friday to get you signed off. Don't suffer unnecessarily x
SP, I did a birth plan with M at it went out the window... "I'll have a water birth with no drugs please, just gas and air". Ended up with an epidural and didn't get near the water as I was induced! Have a good day today, painting the hall sounds quite energetic!
Counter, the whooping cough jab HURTS after!! Try not to worry about the house - the nursery is done, so while it'd be nice having everything ready for baby arriving if it slips it's not the end of the world. Glad your H is on the mend.
ABC, I feel I've hardly seen my midwife too. I thought it ramped up after 34 weeks but I see mine next Tuesday (37+3) first time in four weeks and reckon that's the last I'll see her, unless she needs to do my bloods to prepare for the section. Crazy isn't it. Glad you are sleeping well x
AFM, not sure how I'm feeling. I'm planning to take it easy today (again!) And will just have to play the waiting game. Oh I'm going to do an online shop and sort some internet banking. That'll be about it! Still, one more day down, 15 or 16 to go. Then I won't know what's hit me with a newborn to look after, after sitting on my butt for weeks!!
Baby out vibes to Isis and MrsV xx
26/02/2014 at 07:52
Missed you there Isis. Hope you go before your sweep on Friday! Baby is obviously comfy in there x
26/02/2014 at 08:25
Morning all! I was up at 5am with you early birds but didn't want to post as I felt it was admitting defeat! Drifted off back to sleep but only for half hour and felt even worse for it.
AR - if everything at work is ok for you to finish I'd go for it. You seem to be in so much pain it can't be doing you any favours having to stand and teach. Your H sounds like he's been amazing.
Counter - glad your H is better but I know what you mean about the frustration of not sticking to the plans and timings for house stuff...it really feels like the clock is ticking now!
SP - hope the baby cooperates and turns round! Am leaving my birth plan till I finish work but I think it'll be mainly bullet points covering the key decisions. I don't have any idea how it'll go/I'll cope so I don't want to plan too much.
ABC - glad you slept well. This is my first pregnancy and I don't really feel I've seen much of my midwife (well midwives as I've not seen the same person twice!). It always feel rushed and I don't really get much of a chance to say/ask anything.
Isis - do you feel like anything might be starting to happen? Hope the sweep sets something off!
Weekender - I didn't get a chance to post yesterday, but was reading. Hope you're feeling a bit better about everything today? You're on the final countdown and will be holding your baby before I finish work! Hope you can keep M occupied while staying firmly on the sofa today!
AFM , I'm exhausted! Had a late night on Monday with NCT class and then was out last night. H was away with work and I never sleep well when he's not around so looking forward to today being over and being in bed early tonight! Baby-wise she was on the quiet side yesterday so I'm going to keep an eye on her today as I'm not sure if it's just because I was busy and running around so not noticing things. Her movements these days are much more wriggly than kicks, though I've never really had the full on rib kicking you guys talk about!
Also 35 weeks today...eek! I remember getting nervous when the ticker went to 99 days. Where have the last few months gone?!
26/02/2014 at 08:35
hi ladies, im just here quickly whilst im waiting for a conference call to open !
iv got an awful day at work today :-(
baby wise yesterday i felt like she was making her escape, perhaps a little growth spurt or something?
ill be back later for personals hopefully, if my client doesnt give me a breakdown this morning !!! xxxx
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