Bumpdate: 40 Weeks

So what’s been going on? I can’t believe I’m already 40 weeks and today is Noah’s due date. I went to the doctor last Tuesday and was told I was 3 cm dilated and that I was making awesome progress. My doctor also told me that I would be in labor by the end of the week. Well it’s currently Sunday morning and no baby yet… I’ve had a ton of false labor signs and have been having contractions for about a week now. The contractions haven’t been crazy painful… mostly just uncomfortable.

40 weeks

How far along?  Exactly 40 weeks. Today is Noah’s due date. Where are you little guy?

Baby Size:  Baby is as big as a small pumpkin (info from baby center app). I’m excited to see how long and big this guy is. I have a feeling he has big feet and hands due to his karate moves inside of the womb!

Maternity Clothes: I’m actually to the point where my maternity clothes are getting too small. I’m so ready to be back in my regular clothes, although I know it will be awhile until that will be the case.

Movement:  So much! It’s to the point where the kicks are painful. I don’t think there’s much space for this little guy to roam around at this point so I feel every movement.

Food cravings/aversions: If I’ve craved anything during this pregnancy it has been sweets. I’m normally not a sweets person at all and I think I have taking more of a liking to them during the past 40 weeks than I have in my entire life.

Nausea, vomiting, or sickness? Nope.

What I miss: It’s somewhat hard to remember what it’s like to not be pregnant at this point. I am looking forward to running again!

Symptoms? Being 40 weeks means being super uncomfortable. I am definitely waddling around like a penguin and it’s so hard to find a good position to sit or lay in.

Best moment this week: Spending time with family has been incredible lately. My parents are in town waiting on the arrival of this little guy so we’ve had a lot of time with them. My mom made us a delicious dinner this week at the house they are renting and it was so nice to have a homemade meal from mom.

Sleep: I’ve actually been sleeping well on my right side. It’s hard to get comfortable at first, but once I am comfortable I’ve been getting at least 7 hours this past week.

What I’m looking forward to: I’m really looking forward to the birth and the moment when my husband and I can bond with our son for the first time. This past week has been a constant waiting game. Car seat is in the car, baby clothes are washed/folded/and organized, hospital bags are packed…. We’re ready for you Noah!

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