The last few weeks have just been such a blur. Every week since 24 weeks, I kept thinking, he could survive. He could survive. Now, not only could he survive, he's considered full term! Obviously I want him to hang around a little longer to get bigger and stronger, but he could be born any time.
At my 36 week appointment, I was 1-2 cm dilated, 60% effaced, and at a -3 station. This week I was 1 cm dilated, 70% effaced, and at a -3 station. So I could stay pregnant for 5 more weeks or have this baby tomorrow!
I've just loved being pregnant. Especially the last few weeks. He's so active--it's really fun to feel him moving and rumbling around. And I feel pretty good. I've had bouts with some of the common pregnancy ailments (occasional heartburn, occasional insomnia, a little bit of foot swelling, etc.) but overall it's been good. Recently I've started having some minor cramps (braxton-hicks contractions?) and those are less fun. And he's getting big enough that some of his movements actually hurt a little bit!
Anyway, I promised to post our "birth plan," so here it is: