Today I went for my 37 week check-up. Everything still looks good. My cervix has softened, but I still haven't started dilating...which is a GOOD THING! We're still hoping to make it to our scheduled c-section date of August 25th, and so far, Austin is cooperating. Austin is putting a lot of extra pressure on me now, especially since he is so low. But, although I would love to have him early due to me being uncomfortable, I would still prefer for him to stay in there as long as possible! So far, so good! We have 1 1/2 weeks to go!! Can you believe that? I go back for my final check-up next Thursday morning, as long as I don't start showing signs of labor between now and then. I will get my hospital admission paperwork, and we'll be counting down until Monday, when we will get to finally meet our little Austin.
Katie is very excited now. We have started getting all of the things around the house ready for Austin to be here. Katie keeps telling me she wants me to put Austin in the swing, and she wants to show him his toys. :) She's going to be such a great big sister. She loves to help Mommy any way she can, already, and she LOVES taking care of her baby dolls. She already has those "motherly" instincts. It's so precious.
I'll try to get some new pictures of Katie up here soon. We've been really busy the past week or so organizing and getting everything ready for Austin to be here, which has left me little time to take snapshots for the blog. Sorry! But I promise, I will make up for it when Austin arrives...you'll be seeing more pictures of Katie and Austin than you could possibly want! ;)
Until next time...