Week 35: It’s small! And hairy!
At my appointment 2 weeks ago, the nurse practitioner told me that I was “measuring 2cm small.” This means that the height of my uterus is shorter than expected, and each cm small = approximately 1 week potentially behind development. This isn’t a huge thing. I could just be small and growing a small but […]
The Invisible Baby Shower
Baby Bump: 34.5 weeks in front of a beloved painting by Jane Fox Hipple Well, y’all, I just don’t know what to do in this situation. I’d love to have a baby shower. I didn’t even think I would. You know how our wedding went down: we tried to do everything ourselves, on a budget, […]
Mini Update on Print Nugget: Week 33
Friday, Oct 17th I went in for my biweekly Dr.’s appointment. The Dr herself was out, so I saw the nurse practitioner. The usual weigh-in, pee-in-cup, etc. were performed. Baby’s heartbeat was taken (135,) and the height of my uterus was measured. The nurse practitioner said I was measuring small: 2cm behind schedule. It sounds […]
Food Phobias: An Esculent Trip Through the Trimesters (Plus a Recipe: Pregnant Lady Chicken Biscuits)
The emotional/mental pregnancy trip has manifested itself in me in interesting ways. I wouldn’t say I’ve been “nesting” (no more than normal, anyway) or “ooing” and “aahhing” over “cute” baby things. My trip with food has been a bit of a roller coaster, though. I started off first trimester feeling ill, mostly induced by dehydration […]