Yep, you've guessed it...still pregnant. I bet you didn't expect to be seeing an update from me this week but here we are at 41 weeks and still pregnant! As much as we can't wait for him to make an appearance, I'm also glad to know that he is still putting on weight and developing as each day goes by.
My 40 week midwife appointment on Tuesday went well, we discussed my iron levels as they are really low so I've been prescribed more iron tablets even though they never seem to do anything. Baby boy is fully engaged and ready to go according to the midwife and she said she couldn't move his head as it was so low. My bump is finally catching up and she was surprised at how much bigger it was, especially as I've been measuring around 4 weeks behind my whole pregnancy. I guess my babies just like to grow a lot the last few weeks. My next appointment is tomorrow and I think we'll be discussing induction as it doesn't look like he wants to come on his own. I really do hope we get a date soon!
This week I've been experiencing many more Braxton hicks although these seem to be much stronger and do take my breath away on each occasion. I've also been getting shooting pains down my hips again but it's bearable. I'm generally feeling pretty good for being 41 weeks pregnant, although this past week or so I've been feeling a lot weaker and faint which is probably down to my lack of iron. I've had a few dizzy spells where I've not been able to see for a few hours and had to lie down until it subsides. I also can't see my phone or the TV when it happens and it tends to be in the evening or when it's just getting dark. I also had numbness in my hands on a few occasions along with headaches.
There's not a lot else to update you on really, we're just waiting for baby boy to make an appearance! It would be nice if he did decide to come on his own but I really do think it will end up being another induction which I'm okay with.
Hurry up baby boy we are waiting!
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