Today marks 37 weeks.
We are so, so close.
I have so many emotions, thoughts, and feelings, but mostly the anticipation and excitement wins over all of it. In 2, maybe 3 weeks, we will have a baby joining us (and maybe before!)
I taught my last yoga class a couple weeks ago, at 35 weeks. I feel so fortunate that I was able to keep teaching yoga throughout my pregnancy. And this week, I went to class, and plan to go each week until this baby makes his/her debut! Yoga has so many benefits, both physical and mental and especially for my stretched and bulky body, and my anxious and nervous mind!
We are up to once a week doctor appointments and have had extra testing (non stress and ultrasounds) every week to make sure baby is still doing okay! And so far, so good! I am ready to be done with weekly appointments, but I know it is temporary, and worth it.
I love this photo of the front of the baby's face. The ultrasound was showing chubby cheeks and hair. :)
I was so fortunate to have our friend Jami drive up from Des Moines to spend the afternoon with me on Tuesday, snapping photos of my belly. I have only seen a few of her shots so far, but I know I am going to be so grateful that she documented this time.
It is a time of waiting. We are resting, and sleeping in (while we still can) and enjoying our time just the three of us (Lena is ready to be a big sister too!)
The outpouring of love for this sweet baby has been overwhelming (in a good way) and so, so appreciated.
Have a Merry Christmas everyone!