I’m here. I’m at that gestation where everything started going wrong in my last pregnancy, and I am on edge. I know everything is different this time. The placenta is at the back, not the front and it’s not low-lying, but I can’t help but feel a little apprehensive that things could turn so quickly.
I am seeing my Consultant on Wednesday and will be asking for a re-assurance scan like my Midwife and the Birth Reflections Midwife agree I should have. I just need to make sure that the placenta isn’t moving down again like it did with A. I know it’s very rare to move down anyway, but it’s happened once, so what’s to say it won’t happen again. I also wish I didn’t have to wait until 39 weeks to deliver. I know the reasonings and know it’s better for baby, but I am so anxious and I worry that I won’t get that far. I know to go straight to hospital if my water’s break or I go in to labour so they can deliver me straight away. I just don’t like the thought of the C-Section being a semi-emergency. Oh well, not much I can do about it until it happens (if it does).
I am feeling well within myself. Bump is growing well, although no weight gain again this week. I really don’t know if I should start to be worried that I have only gained 2lbs so far? Maybe its something to bring up at my next Midwife appointment.
According to the App on my phone, baby should weigh around 900g (roughly 1lb 9oz). Well, we already know he’s probably a bit bigger than that already from the weight estimate at our 4d scan just over a week ago. It also says that he is sleeping and waking at regular intervals, which I have noticed, as well as opening and closing his eyes. Although his lungs are still immature, they would be capable of functioning if he were to be born now, although medical help would be needed.
As always, new bump picture taken. I feel like I’ve sprouted.