Saturday, November 7, 2009

Due Date

HAPPY DUE DATE TO ME!!

It is an absolutley gorgeous day in Chicago. And a gorgeous day in our life.

We went to the doctor yesterday. Heres some info:

*We had to wait 40 minutes in the lobby, it was obnoxious.
*I have gained exactly 20 lbs. this pregnancy.
*My blood pressure was high, twice.
*My belly measures at 40 cm.
*I am 1 cm dilated.

She was a little concerned about the high blood pressure, mixed with the headaches I had earlier in the week. She decided to do a non-stress test, to make sure the baby was feeling okay. I was hooked up for 40 minutes. She looked over the results and said he looked perfect. His heartrate stays stable when I have contractions and everything they look for in a NST was present. Phew! She was surprised I couldnt feel the contractions, as they were in a somewhat regular pattern.

She said it looked like they may be the start of something and she could see us having a baby this weekend. If he is still cooking as of Monday, we will go in Tuesday at 7:30am to be induced. Of course, I want him to come on his own, but I am ecstatic that he will be here in a few short days! I had Tuesday in the back of my mind the past few weeks. The date is 11-10-09, which I think is pretty cool. Of course, the induction could take forever and he may be born Wednesday, but who cares. Peanut is coming soon..and I have never been so excited in my life!

OH MY GOODNESS, I AM HAVING A BABY! <~~~~~wonder when that will be real..

38 comments:

Once Upon A Time said...

Happy Due Date Day!

jill said...

happy due date, mama!!!! can't wait to see him... and know his name! the suspense is KILLING me!haha! saying lots of prayers for y'all. :)

Ashley said...

soooooo exciting!!!!

Katie said...

happy due date, momma!

so excited for you all! i cannot wait to see some pictures of your sweet prince!

Nicole said...

So exciting! Glad that the NST went well. Can't wait for the big news!!

Our Family said...

I am so excited for you!! Happy due date!! That would be so cool if he decided to actually arrive on your due date!! Enjoy the last few days with just you and your hubby! Little man will be here so soon!

Joy said...

This post made me squeal!!! Something about babies coming into the world that make me feel really giddy. I'm so excited for you!!!

Melinda said...

Congrats on making it to your due date!! Hoping to hear some great news soon!!

Candace said...

Yeah! Can't wait to meet your little man! Our's arrived back on the 20th of October! Congrats!!!

The Patterson's said...

I was thinking about you this morning! I can't believe this day is here, and you'll be having your baby soon!! Hope you'll progress on your own...enjoy this beautiful weekend!

Kelly said...

Best wishes with delivery! Can't wait to see pictures of the little man!

Ashley said...

Happy due date!!!

Jessica said...

I am so excited for you! Happy due date to you guys!

beth ewing said...

here's praying you go into labor on your own. i know how much you want that. i got dilated to 4 cm and never felt but like 2 or 3 contractions. trust me you'll feel them when it's real labor. can't wait to see pics of him.

Kalle said...

Happy Due Date!

jenn said...

woo hoo! in just a few short days...he will be here! how exciting! good luck in the days to come!

MysteriousMindy said...

Aww yay so exciting! Best of luck with labor and delivery, and can't wait to see pics!

Cortney said...

Happy Due Date Day! My birthday is the 12th :).

Alyssa said...

11-10-09 SO COOL!

Brooke said...

Yay!!! Happy due date. I like the Tues delivery date too. TB's bday is 9/8/07 :)

Carol said...

Yea!

Cin said...

You mean you JUST noticed? (grin) Happy Due Date!!!

Cin

The Beaver Bunch said...

Praying for a smooth labor and delivery.

Staci said...

If it doesn't seem real during labor or holding him in your arms and gazing into his tiny face for the first time,then it will definitely hit you when you change that first nasty meconium diaper :) WHEW ;P

VAF said...

Congratulations and good luck! My due date was on Thursday (November 5), and I will be induced Monday morning if baby doesn't come on his own before then. Can't wait to check in to see how you're doing over the next few days! Keep us posted!

Emily said...

Keep him in until Veteran's day so he'll have his birthday off of school!!!

Heather said...

Oh my goodness...I am so excited for you! Peanut is almost here and you are going to LOVE being a mommy!!

LORI said...

Did you ever post your birthing plan? Countdown to Tuesday!!

Stephanie RN BSN (to be!) said...

I am so excited for you! You're going to be a mama...finally!!!

Molly said...

Happy due date! I hope for your sake, you have a little one by now! If not, just hold out until Wednesday and he can share my birthday! :)

Sue said...

Soooooooooooooooooo excited for you Erin!!! Can't stop checking your blog to see if he's here! Yay for a healthy, full-term pregnancy and best wishes for an uneventful delivery (ummm, SOON!) :)

Sara said...

Just stumbled upon your blog.... congrats on your little "peanut". Being a mother is definitely the most amazing thing in the whole world.

Happy Due Date!!!

Stacey said...

How exciting! Well it's monday and we don't have a birth post yet so I'm assuming he hasn't arrived yet. Either way it sounds like you should have a baby in your arms by tomorrow evening! Good luck.

Kami said...

Thinking of you today. Wondering if there was a little baby boy born at all this weekend. If not, tomorrow is the big day!!! AHHHHHHHHHHHH

I am so excited for you guys. All this hard work is paying off mommy!!!

Kami

Bill & Angie Ryan said...

Wonderful news! I'm so glad that they are going to induce you and not make you wait and wait for him to come. If he comes tomorrow, he has a cool birthday. And even if he comes on Wednesday, it will be 11/11. Either way, this little boy is pretty darn cool!

Mush said...

GOOD LUCK FOR TOMORROW! XXXX CAN'T WAIT TO SEE PICTURES XXXX

The Laughlins said...

That is a cool date!
My son was born on 09.09.09. and my husband and I got married on 06.07.08, so we have a thing for cool dates!
Praying for you and that everything goes well!

paige said...

gotta add...
i'm *kinda* jealous of your 20lb weight gain... i'm at 21lbs at 29 weeks... It's gonna come off so easy for you!!