39 weeks 4 days

How Far Along: 39 weeks 4 days

How Big is Baby: Baby Keytar is the size of a mini watermelon! I really don’t know exactly how big though – could be anywhere from 7-8 lbs I guess, but I don’t really feel like he/she is 8 lbs., but I’ve never done this before so I really have no frame of reference.

Gender: Not finding out, but we’re sure it’s a boy.

Baby’s Milestones This Week: Baby Keytar is still developing fat and the outer layers of his skin are sloughing off as new skin forms underneath.

Total Weight Gain: about 26 lbs. I lost a lb. this past week, which I hear is normal right before birth.

Who We’ve Told About the Pregnancy: Mostly everyone knows.

Maternity Clothes: Mostly, but i have sundresses that aren’t really maternity dresses that I am comfortable in – like the one in today’s photo.

Stretch Marks: nope, nothing new since the few on my breasts that happened early on in the pregnancy, but they’re pretty light.

Sleep: I slept better last night than I have in forever! I listened to an 8 hour long deep sleep ambient music meditation on youtube with headphones. I had been sleeping terribly and needed to try something new. I also added two throw pillows from the couch to my situation – one under my arms and one between my knees. They’re smaller than bed pillows and were much more comfortable and easier to move when I switched sides throughout the night.

Best Moment of the Week: Realizing that everything is ready for Baby Keytar’s arrival and that he/she is doing awesome in there.

Food Cravings: Anything and everything! Sushi!

Food Aversions: just sick of eggs, quesadillas, and the same old shit I eat all the time.

Symptoms: tired, carpal tunnel (although massage is really helping that!!!!), large and in-charge belly

Labor Signs: Yesterday I started feeling really heavy in my pelvic area. I get some sharp groin pains here and there, mostly at night when I’m standing. I was a tiny bit nauseas yesterday and was having light period-like cramps and my back hurt a couple times.

Belly Button In or Out: out

Wedding Rings On or Off: Off

Mood: starting to get a tiny bit nervous and anxious but overall, feeling great!

Movement: yup!

What I’m Looking Forward To: meeting Baby Keytar! But I’m holding out until Tuesday for libra, which is crazy, I know, but I’m still trying!

What I Miss: eating whatever I want to

Nesting: Yup! The house is ready for baby’s arrival! We’re keeping things clean and sitting around drawing on blank onesies. I made this sleep sack yesterday with Phish lyrics and hubby’s working on a onesie with a van Gogh image and Phish lyrics that’s gonna look awesome.

39 weeks 4 days bump

39 weeks 4 days – probably my last photo?

sleep sack roggae phish circus 2

The sleep sack I drew on while sitting around the other night. (Phish lyrics, as usual 😉 )

sleep sack roggae phish circus 1

pumpkin hat

absolutely adorable pumpkin hat my mom ordered for photos.

bear hat girl

The woman who made the pumpkin hat threw in this cute bear hat too! The flower is a clip, so we can take it off, since it’s probably a boy 😉

bear hat boy

without the bow

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17 thoughts on “39 weeks 4 days

    • I’ll cross my fingers for you if you cross for me 😉 good luck! Libra’s are awesome (my hubby is a libra and some of my favorite friends and family members)

      • Agreed! I’m a Pisces, so Libra’s are a great compliment to my personality. A Scorpio daughter terrifies me! My fingers and toes are crossed for you!!!

      • thanks. starting to feel a bit better over the last few days (thank goodness!) as a libra as well, i hope you can add to the libra population 😉 i was researching our due date and we could be having a taurus. not very familiar with that sign but i read they aren’t compatible with libra or leo (me and hubby). a strong headed bull that’s not compatible with either parents?! life could be very interesting! LOL

  1. You look great hon! I am so excited for you! Any time now little Keytar! That onsie you painted is amazing! I love the little hats too!

    • Hi! Thank you so much! I haven’t been able to find any sleep sacks that are colored for cheap and have also had a difficult time finding cheap white ones. What size are you looking for? I can look again and see if I can find a white one. I have been doing this design for people on onesies and shirts, and kimono shirts (which do not come larger than 6 months unfortunately). Check out My Tiny Tourdrobe on Facebook and etsy 🙂

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