Wednesday, December 10, 2014

38 Weeks


Baby Pep,

Last week your Mom got the news that her test results came back positive for Group B strep. I know that there are far worse scenarios we could be facing as we rapidly approach your birthday, but it was still unsettling news to say the least. At our 38-week appointment on Monday, I received a little reassurance. Although your Mom will have to get an IV (Boo!), as long as I get my medicine, you should be safe! Mommy's midwife also filled her in that we haven't made any progress since my last appointment. To which I say, "DROP, BABY! DROP!"

I'm still 1cm dilated and my cervix is apparently miles away. Although I've had some not-so-fun days, physically I'm still feeling really good. The last week or so have made me so crazy thankful for my employer. I have such a kind and understanding team working alongside me and I feel so happy and fulfilled doing my job that there's a small part of me that feels sad that next week will be my last time working there for awhile. (I told your Daddy to record me saying that so I can't play it over to myself when I have to go back after my maternity leave is up).

I hope one day you find what you're truly passionate about, Pep. It is the hugest blessing in the world to love what you do. I can't wait to be the one to support and encourage you as you embark on your journey to find out.

Although, both Daddy and I are feeling anxious and impatient, you come when you're ready, Pep. We'll be ready to catch you in our loving arms whenever you decide it's time.

All my love,
Mommy


4 comments:

  1. You are so close!! I'm glad you love your job...it definitely makes going back easier!!

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  2. Ooh, that baby is high up there! Get down, child! :)

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  3. love the picture with the tree!! so cute!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  4. Oh my goodness, you are CUTE!!! AND ABOUT TO HAVE A BABY!!! So exciting!

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