Thursday, May 29, 2008

35 weeks pregnant not far to go......

Hello all! My posts will not be frequent here in the next few months. Getting close to the end of my pregnancy. Plan on enjoying the time with Tony, Ella and the new baby, It goes by so fast!

The pregnancy has gone very well. I have the usual heart burn, shortness of breath, trouble sleeping, some back pain from an old injury & ligament pain. Other than that, no high risk signs, the baby moves frequently and seems like he is big for 35 weeks. I have had more than one comment "are you sure you are not pregnant with twins?" I am all belly, bigger than I was with Ella. I have had frequent Braxton Hicks contractions, especially after a lot of walking or other activity. A few nights back I had contractions every 5 to 7 minutes for about 4 hours. They are uncomfortable but do not increase in intensity- just a steady tightening and pelvic pain similar to menstrual cramping.

The peach twig tincture Kiva sent is working wonders for the heart burn. I found it is also very soothing, if I am supposed to have mood swings now, I haven't had any.

Enjoying nourishing myself with good food, herbal infusions and teas. Small frequent meals seem to work best for me right now since there is not a lot of room in there.

I am enjoying resting when I can. Ella is a hand full but likes to take at least one nap during the day.


Right now I am without a camera. We are planning on buying another soon. A real bummer because I have been on a few outings where I could have taken some really good plant pictures. Large leaved Avens is in bloom up here right now.

I will keep you all posted on my progress.

5 comments:

Danielle said...

Hey, teacher, I didn´t know you are pregnant! How nice!!!! Congratulations!

I´m your student at the herb medicine for children... Danielle...

Angie Goodloe LMT, Herbalist said...

Thank you!

Horsey Mommy said...

Congrats on almost being done!!! I came across your blog and was surprised to see Mtn. Rose Herbs. I mail-order my dandelion and burdock root, and my dried nettles from them. I do not have any formal trianing in herbal medicine, but I have learned alot from some wonderful people during my lifetime. Hope you do not mind if I stop by!

::::wifemothermaniac:::: said...

I'm a new reader of your blog and really enjoying it, and am also pregnant, 33 weeks. I have a peach tree out my back yard, would just boiling up some of them twigs help my heartburn? I'll have to try. I recently when to a TCM doc for issues with anger in pregnancy but she was pretty useless and told me it was just because I'm pregnant, how useless is that! I think I'll have to try again, but it's hard to find someone without a recommendation. Anyways, thought I'd out myself as a reader, and wish you the best bringing this little one home to your loving arms.

~ Rachel

Herbs~Art~Family~Love said...

Hey there Ang. Soon, soon soon I see:)

I am featuring you this week on my blog. I stole one of your gorgeous pictures. If that bothers you , let me know.