Wednesday, March 25, 2009

35 weeks

Just got home from our appointment. All is good! They did all the same tests and the doctor said that the boys are in the 40 percentile. Amazing that they can already tell this. She said that we have made it far and if we were to deliver now we would be just fine, however, they want me to keep cooking them a little longer. The babies should be about 5 and 1/4 pounds by now. The doctor also said that there shouldn't be a reason that we won't make it to 38 weeks. That means at our 37 week appointment they will schedule the c-section for the following week. Not that this isn't great news, but I have a feeling these last three weeks will seem like a long time. STOP, I'm not going to complain and talk about my cankles. If I didn't want cankles I shouldn't have gotten pregnant. Coming this far from 21 weeks is a miracle. So the other news for next week's appointment. We will be getting the cerclog out, terb pump will be turned off, and I won't have to monitor my contractions on the home monitor machine anymore. I will be able to turn in all of my equipment. The doctor said I will leave a liberated woman. So my new goal is to get to my "liberation day!"

As we are getting closer to delivery we have been making plans. We are planning on a c-section which many of you know is not a minor surgery. We plan to text/email so that people know when we deliver, however, we would like to give a heads up that we may just have our immediate family come to visit while in the hospital. We want to take full advantage of the hospital stay to heal, recover, and learn how to care for two new babies. Our down time, if there is even any, will be limited. We do appreciate all the thoughts, prayers, excitement, texts, etc that come our way as we experience our sons being born. We hope that when we get home that visitors and help will come our way. Not sure what "help" we will need, but I am sure something will come up.


Rachael Anne said...

can't wait to meet these guys...don't forget to take it easy!

Anonymous said...

c-sections are not fun, but it is not the end of the world by any means! Don't be afraid to ask your nurses for your meds because they don't keep track of the time for you! Also, don't be afraid to send them to the nursery at night. You will sleep so much better! Good Luck!

Anonymous said...

definately use the hospital to heal! Use the nursery and take lots of naps and make sure both of you are well is so important to start off on the right foot.