Wednesday, January 27, 2016
24 Week Pregnancy Update | Baby #2 ♥
I was amazed that the lady scanning was able to see the brain, the chambers of the heart, the stomach and bladder (which had fluid in it meaning that baby's kidneys are working fine too). Everything was shown in so much detail and it was surreal to me as we never had this scan during my pregnancy with Tyler Lee.
Baby is currently weighing 1lb 7oz which is right on target. All the baby's measurements are recorded in my maternity book but I honestly have no idea what they all mean, everything is looking fine though. Baby had it's hands over its ears during the scan and was looking out at us, it was super cute. The sonographer asked if we'd like to know the gender but she couldn't tell as the umbilical cord was between the legs so we still don't have a definite clue to the gender but that's okay, it'll be a nice surprise come May, although we both have an inclination to what we're having.
Baby is currently breech and I really hope that changes soon because I really don't want a Cesarean, I want a natural birth again. I'm feeling so much pressure/stretching 'down there' too so maybe it's the way the baby is lying but it honestly feels like the type of pain you experience during the start of labour and it's particularly bad today. Hopefully it eases off soon as it's even uncomfortable to walk.
I hope this next week of pregnancy continues to be good health wise and I have my hematology appointment on Monday to test for Von Willebrand disease so it'll be good to have an answer to whether I have it or not too so we can be prepared for the birth.
Baby is the size of a - garden egg plant, according to my Ovia pregnancy app.
I'm looking forward to - painting the box room and deciding whether to put Tyler Lee back in their and make it a lovely little room for him or to make it a nursery for the new baby. I'm so undecided at the moment.
My favourite moment was - finally having our anomaly scan, seeing baby again and getting the reassurance that everything is okay.
I've been feeling - much happier and so much healthier this week.
I've been buying for baby - I personally haven't bought anything for the baby this week but Jacek came home yesterday with some short-sleeve bodysuits and bibs for the baby. Things that I bought online have arrived too including three precious handmade Peter Rabbit rompers and some photography props for some newborn pictures I hope to take. I also was gifted the sweet little cloud print onesie featured above, as you all may know, I just love anything with clouds on it so this was such a lovely gift to receive for the baby. It's from Rockin' Baby who have some beautiful and ethical clothing for children. I've featured the brand on the blog before when I featured their gorgeous arrow and stripes inspired outfit on Tyler Lee.
I'm missing - having a full night of undisturbed sleep. I have to get up to use the toilet between three and five times a night and with Jacek going to work early in the morning and Tyler Lee finding it hard to sleep at the moment I feel like I've not been sleeping much at all.
I'm craving - still nothing, although when I see peoples Friday night glass of wine pictures on Instagram I really do miss a nice ice cold glass of it.
I'm loving - having a drawer full of baby clothes. Sometimes I just like to open it and see all the adorable little things. I can't wait to hold my newborn in my arms.
I've been meaning to - still make that hair appointment. It's after getting so long through this pregnancy and I really need to go and have a little pamper for myself.
I can't wait for - my next scan on March 16th, hopefully baby will have turned and not be breech anymore!
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