I am now in the third trimester...the home stretch! And I've gotta say, time really flies when you're...not pregnant. I feel like I've been carrying this baby FOREVER. Don't get me wrong, I don't by any means hate being pregnant. I've been lucky that I haven't been very uncomfortable (famous last words). It just seems like it was decades ago that we found out we were expecting again. But I know these last 12 weeks or so will go by quickly. Especially because we've got a lot to do. We've finally started working on the nursery. So far we've gotten the crib set up, and have started hauling out the former furniture that was in there to make way for Wyatt's stuff. As we live in a rental home, we're not painting the walls. Thankfully, they are a neutral tan color, so it will work out great. It's situations like this that really make me miss our home in Omaha, which we still own and are renting out. I miss having a space that's truly ours that we can decorate how we want. But there's nothing I can do about that at the moment I suppose. Moving on...
The latest baby development is the fetal movement that has progressed over the past 2 weeks. While I still get "pops" here and there, I now also get rolling and pushing movments. I can actually feel body parts (feet? hands? rear?) move across my stomach under my hand. It's awesome, creepy, hilarious and fascinating all at once. Sometimes I swear this is going to happen.
Okay, so maybe there's not an alien singing show tunes inside of me, but at times I wonder what the heck is going on in there! With Ethan, I never got to experience this type of movement. His movement plateaued at popping, and then declined. So while it is quite uncomfortable at times (especially when he rolls under my belly button-ouch!), I absolutely love this new phase of movement with Wyatt. I'm anxious for our ultrasound on Monday to see how big he is. He sure feels big to me when I feel him move, so we'll see how he measures. I also am very curious to see if my placenta has moved or not. If not, I believe we'll do another follow-up ultrasound in a few more weeks to check again. Let's hope it's already moved!
Here's the latest prego pic: