32 Weeks Pregnant – My Pregnancy Week-by-Week

32 Weeks Pregnant

I’m 32 weeks pregnant!  It’s getting very very real now.  And by that, I mean I’m getting very very BIG!

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In the last week I’ve been thinking a lot about how I haven’t been feeling prepared enough and I’ve been starting to panic a little bit about what’s to come.  I just hate the unknown – not knowing when the baby is coming, where I’ll be and how it’s all going to go down on the day.

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So I’ve been trying to get more organised in an attempt to feel more in control and I started by writing a my second baby essentials list that I need to buy before the baby arrives.  Luckily, you don’t need quite as much second time around but there are still things to get sorted and I know that once I have these, my mind will feel much clearer.

I also took the chance to acknowledge my pregnancy fears and that also helped get them out of my head and stop worrying about them :)

I had my 31 weeks pregnant midwive apointment this week and it went well.  The baby’s fundal height measured at 30cms which is just fine.  I finally had the blood tests done I should have had done at 28 weeks – well done NHS.  So just waiting on the results of them now.

Symptoms-wise, the acid reflux is really starting to get me down – I know the end is nigh though and it won’t last forever!  It’s worse from about 2pm onwards, it’s almost like the 2nd ranitidine tablet I take doesn’t work in the afternoon and by bedtimes, it’s very uncomfortable.

On the subject of sleep…what’s that???  What with the crazy hormonal dreams, the acid reflux and the dead legs, I’m not getting too much rest but my husband is very kindly letting me lie in when he can so although it’s broken sleep, I’m getting as much as possible.  I even had a daytime nap today – unheard of!  I’ve got a cold too so feeling very sorry for myself.  Why kick a preggo while she’s already down?

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I just can’t get my head around the fact that the baby is coming so soon – any time between 4 and 10 weeks now!  Miss M was premature so I suppose there is a chance that this one might come along early too but I’m happy for it to stay indoors a little longer – at least until I’ve checked off that To Buy list.  And had a bit more sleep!

I hope you’re all having a lovely week and Happy March!  Ooh, it’s Spring this month, now that IS something to be happy about!
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    • 3rd March 2015 / 9:19 pm

      Soo close and soo scary ha ha! :)

  1. Yvette @ Big Trouble in Little Nappies
    3rd March 2015 / 9:19 pm

    Eek, good luck with your final stretch! It’s easy to forget how uncomfortable the last weeks of pregnancy can be – I hope the sleep fairy is kinder to you next week :)

    • 3rd March 2015 / 9:39 pm

      Thanks Yvette! Oh I hope so too – sleep would be soooo lovely! :)

  2. 3rd March 2015 / 12:26 pm

    You’re getting close! I’m nearing 29 weeks and feeling your pain with no sleep, and dead fidgety legs. I got a bump support belt and it’s worked wonders during the day but no avail at night :( hope you get some rest soon! xo

    • 3rd March 2015 / 9:20 pm

      Ah no sleep is so hard isn’t it! Hope we both get a decent sleep soon! :)

  3. 3rd March 2015 / 7:43 pm

    Eeek so exciting! I’m sure you look as beautiful as ever. Yep, rack up those daytime naps – bliss! :)

    • 3rd March 2015 / 9:20 pm

      Ahh thanks lady – you’re biased though, I look like an elephant :)

  4. Jade
    3rd March 2015 / 7:50 pm

    Oh it’s so nice to know I’m not alone. I too am stressed, just starting to get the heartburn and the pins and needles in my legs and bum suck!
    Toby came 4 days late but I’m terrified this one is going to come early and we won’t be prepared, especially as we’re having a caesarean this time round. My dreams about it are getting worse!
    Hurry up little babies.. you are SO worth it, but heck it’s hard work xx

    • 3rd March 2015 / 9:22 pm

      Oh the heartburn – isn’t it awful! I have the same fear – not being prepared. I’ve started convincing myself that it’s going to come ridiculously early. We obviously need a spa break to relax :)

  5. 3rd March 2015 / 8:49 pm

    Eeeeeek not long now, it’s exciting and I think the 2nd is so much easier as you are not so frightened ans just don’t have time to answer their every cry! x #twinklytuesday

    • 13th March 2015 / 9:58 pm

      Hurray – oooh exciting – and scary – and exciting!! :)

  6. 3rd March 2015 / 10:19 pm

    I feel like your pregnancy is flying by (I know you don’t!). So exciting to think that baby will soon be here and you’ll have an extra little being in the house :) Thanks so much for linking up with #twinklytuesday

    • 13th March 2015 / 9:58 pm

      It’s definitely flying now though – I wouldn’t mind a pause button so I can get my act together ha ha! :)

  7. 4th March 2015 / 8:51 pm

    Oh so near and yet so far I bet- I feel like once you get to 32 weeks then it suddenly speeds up and you feel underprepared. Hope the next few weeks whiz by for you xxx

    • 13th March 2015 / 9:59 pm

      That’s sooooo true – I have so much to do still argh ha ha! :)

  8. 5th March 2015 / 7:12 pm

    Congrats! Oh 32 weeks is so close! Hopefully you will feel better and have time to enjoy the last few weeks. Hard to do with acid reflux and lack of sleep. Hopefully spring and the sunshine will help!

    • 13th March 2015 / 9:59 pm

      Thank you! Ahh the sunshine definitely helps – I wish it would come back! :)

  9. 6th March 2015 / 3:35 am

    Super exciting… brings me back to the final weeks of my wife’s pregnancies. Such an exciting time. I know it’s different for us men but I have so many great memories of getting prepared. Good luck, be blessed and take a deep breath. You got this!

    • 13th March 2015 / 10:00 pm

      Oh thanks so much Casey! :)

  10. 10th March 2015 / 9:06 pm

    Ah, 32 weeks- not long to go! Sorry you’re suffering from reflux :( My friend is due any day and suffering badly too, not nice. Hope you get some relief soon x x

    • 13th March 2015 / 10:00 pm

      Aww I hope all is going well with your friend! The reflux SUCKS – I can’t wait for that to be over with :)

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