39 Weeks

Size of baby: 19-22 inches, about 7lbs (Watermelon) Symptoms: Lots of braxton hicks contractions, but I feel like there were more last week than this week. I still have back and rib pain. I’m feeling a bit swollen (although I can still wear my rings just fine) and I also feel […]

38 Weeks

Size of baby: 19-22 inches, about 6.5lbs (Watermelon) Symptoms: Pretty much the same as last week: backache, sore ribs, some pelvic pressure, braxton hicks contractions and a few (what I think are) real ones.  Fetal Movement: She shifted slightly- now she kicks me in the side of the belly and […]

37 Weeks – FULL TERM!

Size of baby: about 6.5 lbs and 19-22 inches… the size of a WATERMELON! Symptoms: This week I’ve been having loooootssss of braxton hicks contractions. I’ve also had my usual backache and rib soreness. I can’t wait to feel normal again. Fetal Movement: Her movement is getting slower and slower […]