I'm actually behind on some my pregnancy updates. I had a week where I wasn't feeling the greatest, but since then I've been feeling well and trying to catch things up around my home and on the blog. I'm amazed at how much energy I have for being in the third trimester. I think the warm weather really has something to do with that.
A few weeks ago, it was time to check for gestational diabetes. Rather than doing the nasty chemical laden glucola drink, my midwife checked my blood sugar in her office. I then screened my blood sugar four scheduled times a day at home. Everything looked good there, so I passed!
The one drawback this pregnancy is that my blood pressure is being such a pain. It generally runs fine at home and will go up at my prenatal appointments. So now I am taking my blood pressure three times a day and e-mailing the results to my midwife. It's been running very normal at home still, so I am very relieved!
We're also starting to get the house ready for baby. We've bought her any clothes that she needed. We purchased a swing (on clearance!). I also purchased a second pack 'n' play with the bassinet and changing table attachments so I can have one for upstairs and one for downstairs. This weekend, I hope to finish cleaning out our bedroom and rearrange the furniture so everything will fit.
Also, we decided to change the baby's first name. It's still a secret. ;) For now, that's about everything that's been going on. My next prenatal appointment is on April 25th, so I'll have an update sometime during the last week of the month.
P.S. If you're pregnant, be sure to enter the Preggie Pops Giveaway that ends on April 22nd!