I now have 4 weeks left! So far, things are well. I had my baby check up a few days ago and they rechecked my blood for iron levels and I am on track and doing well. I've gained a total of 27 pounds, so not so bad, but they are telling me to watch my carb intake and refined sugars, darn they are my favorite!
I attended a La Leche meeting as recommended by our birth instructor last week and it was really interesting. I was thinking it was some hard core breast feeding nazi group as others had described, but it was a really nice laid back group of girls in Lakewood discussing different topics and new moms talking about their different concerns from breastfeeding, to sleeping to colicky babies. They also have a play group in the area I might join later on.
We attended our 7th birthing class this past week and learned about aromatherapy during labor and practiced our birthing positions. We also learned about all the fun stuff that happens to our bodies after we give birth, and I won't go into detail but let's just say I wish I could have an out of body experience at that point, but hopefully I will be so distracted by our new baby that I won't notice..lol...Our last class is next week and we are going to learn all about the Happiest Baby on the Block and swaddling. We are so glad we took these classes as we are now a lot less anxious about all the baby stuff coming our way!