Monday, April 27, 2015

Mommy Mondays: 34 Weeks

As we start getting closer to the big day, I've started taking this whole "where's the baby going to sleep" thing seriously.  Meaning I've started "registering" and planning out the nursery.

Registering is in quotes because since this is my second, I'm not having a shower.  The only reason I've registered at all is to get the registration discount on things we'd purchase anyway.  Like new sheets and towels.   And pretty soon I'll actually buy the things we've registered for!

For now, I've picked up some things as I've seen them on sale, like the bedding, as well as things that take longer to come in - like the wall prints and the rug.

Most of the furniture we're reusing from Thatkid - like the crib, dresser, and glider.  Oppo-baby also has the added benefit of getting to share the space.  Since we're in a 3 bedroom, we didn't want to lose the guest room space.  So the nursery is going to double as a guest room (and actually for the first weekish of Oppo-baby's life will also be Thatboy and my room...since my mother in law is afraid to stay in a hotel by herself....)

I found a print on Etsy that inspired everything - a small version is pictured below, rainbows and rockets.  Which I felt was a great way to keep things neutral, bright colors and rocket ships!

Gelfling Room

Total weight gain/loss: +22
Next Appointment: May 4
Maternity clothes? Mostly maternity.  Mostly dresses.
Stretch marks: Yup
Sleep: Off and on. Nothing consistent.
Best moment this week: Finishing the mobile for the baby's room.
Movement: Yes.  I was actually a little nervous on Thursday because the baby was quieter all day - and then the evening came and we were back to normal.
Food cravings: Nothing
Food aversions: Nothing
Gender: Not finding out
Belly Button in or out: In.  But it never popped last time, so I'm not expecting it to this time.
What I miss: Not having sciatica.
What I am looking forward to: The rocket ship print should be arriving this week!
Contractions: None this week
-started packing my hospital bag.
-eye movements are settling into a cycle of rest and REM.
- baby is more responsive to strong lights.
- baby is practicing suckling reflexes.


  1. Time files and the big day is approaching... You sounded that you are well prepared and relaxed :D

  2. So exciting!! Things are definitely coming together.