29 Weeks – A Week in Hospital

Spot is now 29 weeks along, but this last week was a rough one.  I ended up having to go into hospital early last Thursday morning, and wasn’t released until yesterday evening.  I went in due to severe pain on the right side of my abdomen, which was all the more concerning for being 28 Read More …

28 Weeks

Spot has been cooking for 28 weeks now.  That’s 7 whole months!  She still doesn’t have a name, but we do have it narrowed down to about half a dozen options.  That’s a good thing, right?  I’ve already been to one appointment for her this week, but I’ve got another tomorrow.  It’s the glucose test, Read More …

26 Weeks

Did you know that 26 weeks is an important mark for viability of a baby?  At 26 weeks, if something goes wrong in the pregnancy, baby’s survival rate is 90%.  And I’m 26 weeks pregnant now, which is super awesome considering all the scares the doctors have given us about Spot’s size.  Of course, she Read More …

Book It! – #ReadTheMargin

December is #ReadTheMargin month, so outside of a couple books I finished up, I’ve been making an effort to choose books written by and featuring minorities.    Artemis Fowl Artemis Fowl is the 1st book in the Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer.  This middle-grade novel had been my bedside read for almost a month.  Read More …

24 Weeks – That’s 6 Months, People!

First, the important stuff — I have super good news to report about all the bloodwork I had to have done last week.  It came back negative for the infectious diseases and genetic abnormalities they were testing for!  Right now that means we get to move on with the thought that Spot is just a Read More …

23 Weeks

This week was our first visit to Perinatology (or the high-risk obstetrician).  It was a long appointment – almost 4 whole hours, most of which was spent on doing ultrasound scans of Spot.   Her anatomy all still looks good, but unfortunately, you can’t use an ultrasound to determine if she is small just because Read More …