So, tomorrow (October 21st) is my official due date. I had what I **HOPE** will be my last Doctor appointment this morning and was THRILLED to finally get some uplifting news. Here’s what we found out:
- I am 1 cm dilated!
- I am 50% effaced (that’s where the cervix thins out from 4 cm to 0)!
- Nia is sitting at 0 Station, which means the top of her head is aligned with my pelvis. There are 7 possible stations ranging from +3 (high up in the uterus) to -3 (the baby is crowning). The Doctor thought it was a very good sign that she’s already so low, as it means I have a nice wide pelvis that her head fits into.
- My sciatica also has let up, a sign that she’s moving downward.
- The Doctor’s guess is that Nia will come out around 7 pounds.
I am feeling over the moon right now! I think there’s a good chance this baby may be here by Monday… please send us your prayers and good energy. I’m going to need the support to make it through labor!