36 week appointment

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36 week appointment
Wed, 10-17-2012 - 8:18pm

So my appointment today consisted of the GBS test (fun!) and a cervical check. The midwife said she could check or not, it was up to me, but I figured since I was already half naked then we might as well, ha ha! Anyway, I'm dilated 3-4 cm and 60% effaced at the moment. She said that's not really an indicator of when I'll go into labor, but that hopefully since I'm already that far along my labor will go faster and easier. Yay! Except for the fact that we still don't have a solid plan on what to do with the kids when I do go into labor. Hopefully it'll all work out. Anyway, baby still seems to be head down and my fundal measurement was right at 36. Baby's heart rate was good at 151 Smile I can't believe there are only a few weeks left at the most, and we'll be meeting our baby girl! I'm so excited!!

--Heather-- proud mommy to five amazing kids and one more on the way!!

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Registered: 09-22-2001
Thu, 10-18-2012 - 9:00am

I sure hope I'm 3-4 by 36 weeks!  Whoop! 

The stress of not knowing exactly what you're going to do with your kids is killer.  I hate that for ya!

Jules - Happily married and Momma to DS, DD and expecting our Caboose Baby 11/24/2012

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Registered: 11-13-2005
Thu, 10-18-2012 - 1:31pm
How exciting. That's awesome that you are already 3-4
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Registered: 03-15-2012
Fri, 10-19-2012 - 11:12am

Wow!  3-4!  You're half way there and its' not even started yet!  I don't know much about all this, but it seems like it would speed the actual birth along to be that much ahead of the game!  It's all so exciting!