36 weeks

Welcome to week 36 of my pregnancy! I am now 9 months pregnant. Wow.

These last 2 weeks have flown by. My husband had time off and helped me with the house, Remy, our pets, lessons, and meals. As a result, I have had next to no complications and was able to rest a lot! For the first time, I feel as if I could make it to 40 weeks.

My next appointment is in a few days. I am scheduled for weekly checkups now. On Monday, my doctor will test for Group B strep. I didn’t test positive with Remy so I am hoping that I won’t with this baby. Additionally, we have unpacked our newborn clothes, packed the hospital bag, and loaded the car seat. I will be full term in 1 week, so anything could happen!

Here is my previous 36 week update.

Have a great weekend!

Emory

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36 weeks

36 weeks pregnant

Everything that I am wearing is available in the store. Dress : Suzy Shier // Necklace : Terrarium // Bracelet : J.Crew.

I am now at 36 weeks into my pregnancy. Here is an excerpt from What to Expect When You’re Expecting that summarizes exactly how I am feeling.

“Finally. The month you’ve been waiting for and working toward (and possibly, worrying about just a little bit) since that pregnancy test came back positive is here at last. Chances are you’re at once very ready (To hold that baby! To see my toes again! To sleep on my stomach!) and not ready at all. Yet despite the inevitable flurry of activity (more practitioner appointments, a layette to shop for, projects to finish at work, paint colours to pick for baby’s room), you may find that the ninth month seems like the longest month of all. Except, of course, if you don’t deliver by your due date. In that case, alas, it’s the tenth month that’s the longest.”

I find myself talking to my baby more and more, mostly about how I wish that he/she would come out already. I did not really start feeling pregnant until the beginning of last month. From struggling to breathe, to painful heartburn, to sore hips, to the lack of sleep, to a heavy belly, to that metallic taste, to people finally recognizing that I am pregnant, I am now “over” feeling this way. The hardest part is seeing the crib, swing, change table, and more set up and ready to go, but not having anyone to put in it just yet. I want to meet little Poppy so badly, but also know that I should cherish my remaining days of freedom. I am enjoying spending that one night a week alone with my husband to do as we please. Oh, how our lives are about to change!

Get ready, everyone. I know that I am.

<3

Emory

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