Yes - I'm late in posting the 33 week blog - Sorry. Our 34th week actually started yesterday, but Jonathan will be posting that blog later this week.
We have had quite an eventful week in our pregnancy!
On Saturday, we went to a Halloween party of a friend of ours out in Little Elm. Winning the funniest costume, we won as Juno and Paulie Bleeker from the movie Juno.
As many of you know, on Monday, we went to the OB for our regular weekly checkup and through a sonogram found out that our amniotic fluid levels were nearing "dangerously low" levels. What can this mean? Without the fluid, he is not so buoyant, which can cause him to prolapse onto his umbilical cord - not good. I was sent home for two days and told to drink massive amounts of water and take it easy.
In addition, we continue to struggle that he has yet to turn. He is in what they call a Frank Breech presentation. This means that his butt is aimed down, towards the birth canal, and his legs stick straight up in front of his body - his feet are right by his head - this is what he looks like right now in my belly:
With that said, though, we did get some great sonogram pictures -
FACE - Can you see his eye?
Foot - Can you see the toe bones? (Hint: Top left)
Arm and Hand - He has his hand in a fist
In the 33rd week - here is where we are:
I am 40" around!
The baby is about the size of a Honeydew Melon:
Or a Pineapple:
Or even a medium pumpkin - so proper since its Halloween!
He weighs in at about 4.5 - 5.0 pounds - and I am definitely feeling that now!
We will have our followup OB appointment today and will keep everyone up to date!
Have a great week!
Melanie & Jonathan