Hey, sweet boy… Can you believe we have only 10 weeks until you’re considered full-term? And even now, everything is fully formed and ready to go (though I don’t recommend it; you can stay in there and cook as long as you’d like). It just feels like time is flying by.
During Damaris’ last visit, she felt all of your little body parts; you’re head-down!
This is very exciting. Delivering you breech might have been a bit uncomfortable…not to mention the healthcare-provider pickle it would have put us in, since Damaris is licensed by the state under certain limitations and cannot deliver breech babies at home. It’s fun to appreciate even the little things!
So you’re head-down, but your position is “Left Occiput Posterior” right now. This is probably why my back has been hurting so badly! I’ve been doing some stretches and exercises to encourage you to turn to a more favorable position… I hope it’s working, but you’ve got plenty of time. Meanwhile, is there any way you could stop playing with your feet so much? I’m sleeping on so many pillows at night, I might as well be sitting up! Every time I lie down, you seem to slide up under my ribs and tap dance. I guess the apple doesn’t fall far…
I’ve ordered the fabric for your nursery from SewMamaSew…I plan on making curtains, as well as covering one side of the white crib bumper that your Auntie April gave us. Here’s the print:
You were not in the picture back then, but I almost failed out of the fashion design program @ Meredith College during my freshman year. So wish me luck; I really want to make some of your things on my own… eventually I’d like to try my hand at fitted cloth diapers! But we’ll start easy.
And here is a picture of my old crib, which will soon be yours. The walls are called “City Chartreuse” and we plan on adding lots of fun touches, mostly artwork from friends. Of course, we had to add a Florida Gator touch to your crib, as well as a bird from Auntie Nicole!
I love you, Ames. You have brought me so much joy already. I cannot imagine how much more fun we will have together when you’re here. See you soon, my little prince. Stay warm in there.