It’s hard to believe that, today, I am 37 weeks pregnant with our eighth son. There’s so much to be thankful for in that one sentence.
- We’ve been blessed THAT many times with children from God.
- I’ve carried all eight of them to term.
- They are all healthy.
I have been getting my Thankful Thursday posts up late each Thursday lately, because it seems my appointment with the midwife is always on that day. But I’m grateful for what I learned there today.
Our baby is permanently head down (with no chance of flipping to breech, she said.) He was not LOA, today, like I thought he was yesterday, but instead, posterior. I had a slight moment of worry, since that is the least desirable position for birthing a (non-breech) baby. But my midwife was quick to remind me that my baby had plenty of chance to get into a good position for birth and there was no need to be concerned. He is a wiggle-worm, for sure!
I also measured perfectly for his due date, which is always a reassuring thing.
The only bad news I can come up with is that I now weigh more than I ever have in my entire life. While I am not happy about this, I know that it is temporary and like always, have plans to melt away the extra pounds after our baby has safely arrived.
In the meantime, I’ll be gearing up for birth, getting our home as baby ready as possible, and freezer cooking. Be sure and like the MarathonMom Facebook page for updates during our live labor log!
I’m so thankful for our baby who will be here any day now, and that I’ve been so blessed to get to carry to term another sweet boy. God is good.
What are YOU thankful for this Thursday?