Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Turned around?

Tomorrow is the big pre-c-section ultrasound, to confirm that she is indeed, still breech.  If she is, then we get the c-section early early early friday morning.  

But here's the thing.  I think she turned in the last few days.  I didn't feel anything, so she must have done it while I was sleeping (which is like 12 hours a day anyway).  I've been feeling for her big round head at the top of my belly, and all of a sudden, one day, it wasn't there anymore.  Plus, I hear her heartbeat way, way below my bellybutton now, when it used to be several inches above.

On the one hand, I'm so ready for her to get here!  My BP has been rising and I'm getting more and more swollen every day.  I swear, if I have to wait 3 more weeks, I'll be climbing the walls in desperation!  But on the other hand, we'd save probably around $1500 - $2000 if she comes naturally.  My insurance only covers 80% for C-sections, whereas a vaginal delivery would be free.  Plus, a vaginal delivery would be healthier for both of us.  

I have strong suspicions that she's turned around, but the only way to know for sure is at tomorrow's ultrasound.  Stay tuned for an afternoon post!

One more thing:  this coconut water is the greatest thing ever!!!  I found them today at Wegmans and was stunned to see the whopping amount of potassium they have!  I drank one this evening and already my ankles are way less swollen!!!  Thank you Gluten Free Girl for a great rec!


Sonya said...

This one is a trouble-maker already! I will be awaiting the results of the ultrasound.

linuxgrl said...

She is! But how could you expect anything less from my spawn? :)