Welcome Spot!

Today was supposed to be a post about my 37th week of pregnancy, however baby Turner, henceforth known as Mildred Jane, decided to show up early. My water broke about 8:45 on Thursday night, and Mildred was born on Friday morning.  And because everyone always wants to know, the official statistics were as follows: Mildred Read More …

35 Weeks

Yesterday marked 35 weeks of pregnancy.  It was a pretty calm week at the office, which was much appreciated since Spot found another way to cause problems. For some unknown reason, my blood pressure was high at last Friday’s NST (Non-Stress Test). Spot looked fine, of course, but the increase in blood pressure meant that Read More …

34 Weeks

Spot has been cooking for 34 weeks now. And with plans to take her early, we are on the final countdown, looking at weeks instead of months.  It’s making me feel a bit panic-y. Thankfully we had the baby shower last weekend.  That gives me a couple more weeks to figure out what we still Read More …

32 Weeks

Spot has been cooking for 32 weeks now.  We’ve hit the 8-month mark!  And thank goodness. I am super ready to be done with the pregnancy part, even if being responsible for another human for the rest of my life seems more than a bit daunting. I had my 3-hour glucose test last Friday, along 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 …

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 …