Week 37: The print nugget is funsize
Another Friday, another doctor’s appointment. Today was Hannah’s second ultrasound in as many weeks, to check on the growth rate of the undersized nugget. In the last two weeks it’s gained a little less than half a pound, from 4lb. 5oz. to 4lb. 12oz. That was about a half pound less than the ultrasound tech. […]
Week 36: Stressed Out Over the Non-Stress Test
As a matter of end of third trimester routine, we now go to the doctor every week. They’re planning on another ultrasound next week to check that the baby is still growing well. I’m measuring (height of fundus/uterus) at 34 cm. Number of cm = approximate # weeks growth, so that puts me “2 weeks […]
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 […]