Sorry, I'm a couple days behind on my detailed update that I promised...who knew I could be so busy on bed rest! Tuesday marked 35 weeks. I will continue to take the prescription that prevents labor for two more weeks. At that point, we will discuss a plan to induce...possibly at 38 weeks. I hope I make it that far- I can't believe it has been 3 weeks since the premature labor started! If we can't make it that far (and I hope we DO), I'm thinking baby new year would be OK!
During Tuesday's appointment, they did a non-stress test and something called a biophysical profile (BPP). Ramsey scored 10 out of 10 on the BPP...it basically checks for any signs of distress, amniotic fluid levels, etc and is similar to an ultrasound. The non-stress test monitors contractions and the baby's heart rate. I had a few contractions during that, and I was so afraid they would keep me and I would miss Christmas, but everything looked normal.
At our next appointment, next Thursday, they will do a complete ultrasound and measurements. I think that covers it.
I wish each of you a Merry Christmas! Let's all remember the true meaning of Christmas, and cherish every moment we can share with those we love!