Friday, December 5, 2008

35 Days!

Only 35 days left until our due date of January 9th!!

We had a doctors appointment this past Tuesday. I now go to the doctor every week!

We waited FOREVER in the waiting room for this appointment...they ended up taking literally everyone else in the waiting room, never called me, and closed the window for lunch. Cory poked his head back in to get someones attention to let them know that they must have forgotten about me. Sure enough, they did.

When I went back, the doctor was very apologetic and seemed pretty upset that I got passed by.

On to the appointment...everything looks great, I'm still measuring right on track- 35 weeks, and the baby's head is down and ready for delivery. :)

For all of those who know about this crazy rash I've had, I don't really know what it is. I got blood work done, but all the blood work looks good. The rash looks almost gone, but I'm still pretty itchy sometimes. It's strange, but not as annoying as it was. The doctor doesn't seem concerned about it.

During the appointment, I asked if my parents could come back to hear the heartbeat. The doctor said he'd do one better and show them the baby! So he sent a nurse out to get them and then Cory, my parents, and I got to see the baby on an ultrasound! That was definitely worth being overlooked in the waiting room. :) Luckily he kept the baby's sex a secret and just showed us Baby Z's spine, heart, arms, face, hands in front of face, etc. It was crazy to see how much bigger the baby has gotten. Before you could see so much more of the baby on the screen at once. Now though, each part takes up the whole screen! was a good appointment and being there made me realize how soon Baby Z will be here!

On that note, I've been trying to get everything done in case he/she comes early. We went on a maternity tour Tuesday night and we're signed up for a breastfeeding class next Tuesday. I picked up the stroller and car seat last night...thanks to Beth and Dennis, my parents and a few others who gave us gift cards/money for baby things...that's how I bought the travel system. We still need to figure out what we'll be doing for insurance and a pediatrician...and try to find a childbirth class to take (or cliff notes to read he he), but everything seems to be coming together.

I'll update more soon. I am due for a new belly picture, so I'll do that soon and let you know how my next appointment goes. It's on Monday already!


Xander and Alana Cole Faber said...

HOLY COW!!! I feel like time has flown by, and I can't believe any day now you could be calling us to tell us you're parents. I hope you have a super easy delivery. Maybe the baby will just fall out on the way to the hospital.

Em said...

I know, I can't believe that the pregnancy is almost over! Thank you for your well wishes...I have had several dreams lately about giving birth and in some of them the baby does come right out. A few I didn't even notice that the baby came out until I looked down and saw him/her...don't think that that will happen, but wouldn't that be nice?!? :)