Weekly Check-In 9/19-9/23

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Joined: 01/04/11
Posts: 587
Weekly Check-In 9/19-9/23

2 October babies have been born, how exciting! It literally brings me to tears, I am so anxious to meet my little girl. Of the 6 on and off years I have been a member of this site, never have I felt so much friendship and caring among a birth board.

Now to the questions....feel free to add any!

1. Name:

2. How many weeks:

3. Weight gain/loss:

4. Next appointment:

5. Recent baby purchases:

6. Any signs labor is coming?

7. Anything new or exciting:

8. Plans for the week:

And special questions for our 2 moms who had babies!

1. Baby's weight and length at birth:

2. How are you adjusting:

Kate83's picture
Joined: 01/04/11
Posts: 587

1. Name: Kate

2. How many weeks: 34 weeks

3. Weight gain/loss: I think about 8lbs

4. Next appointment: Wed. for group b strep test and some blood work

5. Recent baby purchases: halloween outfit, just in case, and a knit hat.

6. Any signs labor is coming? nope! had a dilation check last week, still closed.

7. Anything new or exciting: My baby boy turns 5 next week!

8. Plans for the week: doctor, meeting at school, party city for party supplies, ds's party, cousins party this weekend.

Joined: 04/05/06
Posts: 870

1. Name: Lindsey

2. How many weeks: 35 wk 2 days

3. Weight gain/loss: + 26 lbs

4. Next appointment: should be Wed but may cancel and reschedule for next week so I'm on "schedule" for 36 wk appointment and then will start weekly visits

5. Recent baby purchases: car seat

6. Any signs labor is coming? nope - still early for me, so he can keep baking

7. Anything new or exciting: Not really.

8. Plans for the week: the usual - DD playing with neighbor friend Tuesday/Thursday before preschool while the mom and I walk or chat...uneventful and trying to save money. May put one more coat on the birch trees I painted in Kessler's room.

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Joined: 10/12/09
Posts: 435

1. Name: Melissa

2. How many weeks: 36 today.

3. Weight gain/loss: None

4. Next appointment:Thursday. We have an ultrasound as well to see how large our sweet baby is

5. Recent baby purchases: Diaper Bag

6. Any signs labor is coming? Since this is my first time, I have no idea. I am having lots of contractions. I have my first internal check on Thursday.

7. Anything new or exciting: Not really, I am so ready to meet my LO.

8. Plans for the week: Make it through with out hurting someone. Smile

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Joined: 04/10/07
Posts: 1043

1. Name: annmarie

2. How many weeks: 35 +1

3. Weight gain/loss: gained about 13lbs

4. Next appointment: next monday

5. Recent baby purchases: nothing this past week that i can think of. i did finish crocheting a hat.

6. Any signs labor is coming? nope

7. Anything new or exciting: nope. I think I've gotten most everything I need other than a dresser/somewhere to put his clothes. So that's good.

8. Plans for the week: cleaning, preschool ... that's it. Boring week this week hopefully. I was out of the house 3 out of 5 days last week so I'd like to just stay home and clean and organize stuff this week.

Joined: 07/15/07
Posts: 630

1. Name: Becca

2. How many weeks: 38 tomorrow

3. Weight gain/loss: 36 lbs

4. Next appointment: Tomorrow (20th)

5. Recent baby purchases: Nothing lately. Buying a pack n play soon Smile

6. Any signs labor is coming? Nah, all my contrax have pretty well calmed down recently

7. Anything new or exciting: We move to our HOUSE tomorrow!!

8. Plans for the week: Moving and finishing up getting ready for Owen!

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Joined: 05/27/10
Posts: 1502

1. Name: Dana

2. How many weeks: 36+5

3. Weight gain/loss: about +12

4. Next appointment: today

5. Recent baby purchases: new nursing pillow

6. Any signs labor is coming? I can feel my body gearing up, but nothing definite

7. Anything new or exciting: Nephew's 2nd birthday is tomorrow

8. Plans for the week: Dr, dentist tomorrow :(, chiro, Ikea, cleaning

Joined: 11/07/06
Posts: 707

1. Name: Amanda

2. How many weeks: 37 weeks 1 day

3. Weight gain/loss: +4-5 lbs

4. Next appointment: Thursday

5. Recent baby purchases: wipes...lol. Actually last week my mom bought her crib, we got the crib, mattress, bedding and mobile for $195.

6. Any signs labor is coming? Just alot of back pain and TONS of pressure

7. Anything new or exciting: nope

8. Plans for the week: I am off from now through Friday atleast so I have plans to do some shopping while kids are at school not to mention the usual. Kaleb has a football game this evening 30 min from here, then Kodey has a game Wed evening, plus Cam has practice Mon, Tues, and Thurs and a game on sat.

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Joined: 07/03/03
Posts: 58

1. Name: Allyson
2. How many weeks:37
3. Weight gain/loss:+25
4. Next appointment:Wednesday
5. Recent baby purchases:Diapers
6. Any signs labor is coming?No, I had more contractions a month ago! Not much at all now...
7. Anything new or exciting: Everyday new pains and discomfort
8. Plans for the week: Walk this baby OUT! Smile

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Joined: 09/04/09
Posts: 449

1. Name: Emma

2. How many weeks:37 + 2
3. Weight gain/loss: Still no clue Smile
4. Next appointment:Friday my 38wk appt which will be one day before I am 39 lol then after that my next appt is at 41 wks.
5. Recent baby purchases: Lampshade exciting huh lol
6. Any signs labor is coming?Nope
7. Anything new or exciting: No just enjoying being pg and done with work lol
8. Plans for the week: It is my second daughters 4th birthday tomorrow so will have fun hanging out with her, meet DH for lunch. Then a smallish party in the afternoon.

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Joined: 09/29/08
Posts: 572

1. Name: Aimee

2. How many weeks: 34w3d

3. Weight gain/loss: 35lbs

4. Next appointment: Tomorrow! Thank God...I've been worried about low fluid all week

5. Recent baby purchases: I bought a little outfit (only my 2nd purchase)

6. Any signs labor is coming? Contrax are more frequent, but nothing too bothersome

7. Anything new or exciting: Just had a surprise shower Sat! And her crib is up!

8. Plans for the week: Buying pump parts!!!

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Joined: 11/19/08
Posts: 404

1. Name: Alicia

2. How many weeks: 34+3

3. Weight gain/loss: +25

4. Next appointment: Friday

5. Recent baby purchases: Newborn Diapers

6. Any signs labor is coming? BH and they are getting more painful

7. Anything new or exciting: We are getting a minivan tonight. Biggrin

8. Plans for the week: Relax and organize the baby's room.

OregonJewels's picture
Joined: 12/29/10
Posts: 344

2 October babies have been born, how exciting! It literally brings me to tears, I am so anxious to meet my little girl. Of the 6 on and off years I have been a member of this site, never have I felt so much friendship and caring among a birth board.
I am feeling the same anxiety, excitement. Reading Sophia's birth story has me aching to hold baby Kai!!! I want him here NOW!!!

Now to the questions....feel free to add any!

1. Name:Juile

2. How many weeks:36.5

3. Weight gain/loss:Not sure, 30+

4. Next appointment:this Thurs

5. Recent baby purchases:Nothing but I did get a couple shower gifts and am having my shower this Friday night so cant wait to see what my ladies come up with!

6. Any signs labor is coming? Still having lots of contractions but they are irregular and not real painful. I am assuming they are BH but not sure since I havent been checked.

7. Anything new or exciting: On Sat Kai dropped significantly! I was having the worst heartburn ever and couldnt eat very much at a time but now I can breath and no more heartburn!

8. Plans for the week:MIL is visiting. On Th and Friday she is taking the boys so I will have some time to myself! I may go get a pedicure and read my book all day, not sure.

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Joined: 02/04/11
Posts: 235

1. Name: Paula

2. How many weeks: 35 weeks

3. Weight gain/loss: 27 lbs

4. Next appointment: October 3rd?

5. Recent baby purchases: NA

6. Any signs labor is coming? Nope.

7. Anything new or exciting: Not really.

8. Plans for the week: Just to slog through it.

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Joined: 08/12/07
Posts: 1118

1. Name: Lisa

2. How many weeks: 37 + 1

3. Weight gain/loss: 17lbs

4. Next appointment: Wednesday

5. Recent baby purchases: Some newborn diapers, a boppy cover and some towels

6. Any signs labor is coming? Pain, pressure, some BH contractions. 1cm dilated and 50% effaced two weeks ago. Nothing too scary.

7. Anything new or exciting: Work has FINALLY started on our basement! Soon a portion of it will be finished and DD can have her own playroom!

8. Plans for the week: Work work work work work... oh, did I mention work? Also spending time with DD, finishing her Halloween costume, and trying to clean up my room a bit more so I can set up the pack n play bassinet.

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Joined: 05/17/10
Posts: 250

1. Name: Jenny

2. How many weeks: 36w1d

3. Weight gain/loss: +26 lb

4. Next appointment: Next Tues

5. Recent baby purchases: nothing this week, work baby shower on Sat

6. Any signs labor is coming? YES!!! nausea, loose stools, timeable contractions but they stopped, so must be BH, up to 70% effaced as of today

7. Anything new or exciting: bought a used truck today. DH needs one for the winter due to a new job 30 min away, Honda Civic just can't get through snow very well! So we're excited to have a new vehicle

8. Plans for the week: Work.... I'm on-call with 4 nursing homes and hospice, so I can and will get called in at any hour of the night to fill prescriptions. Hoping they are nice to me and let me sleep this week. I'm excited about my last baby shower this Sat. that the ladies from work are throwing.

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Joined: 11/16/07
Posts: 1201

1. Name: Karen

2. How many weeks: 36

3. Weight gain/loss: +10 lbs

4. Next appointment: Thursday

5. Recent baby purchases: I ordered a JuJuBe BFF in drip drops (diaper bag)!

6. Any signs labor is coming? Nope, prodromal labor but that's par for the course for me.

7. Anything new or exciting: Just our first pumpkin pies being born!

8. Plans for the week: Maybe I'll pack the hospital bag.

And special questions for our 2 moms who had babies!

1. Baby's weight and length at birth:

2. How are you adjusting: