Seriously considering a membrane sweep. :(
I'm currently somewhere between 40w 2d and 40w 6d. And I want this baby in the outside world! I have been dedicated to making this pregnancy / birth as natural as possible since just after my son was born. And I've done pretty well so far with what I have to work with (being in Indiana and being diagnosed as having GD). I have an appointment with my midwife today and and seriously considering asking for a membrane sweep. :( I told myself after my son I wouldn't do that again. I had 2 with him. One at 38 w and one at 39w. Neither of which did anything but cause some irregular light contractions. And to top it off it was extremely uncomfortable. But I was desperate to get him out, I was miserable with the 60# I had gained and having BP issues throughout the pregnancy. The OB was also talking induction if I didn't have him by his due date. Ski went with what she said would help. I didn't know any better at the time. But now I do and I'm torn. On one hand I really don't want to do anything to force him out before he is ready, on the other hand I want him to be on the outside so I can hold him and stuff. :( I'm not miserable this time around like I was with DS1. I have only gained 13# and my BP is under control. But my hips are killing me. I can no longer sleep in bed with my husband (I realize this won't change when the baby is born, babies don't sleep. :) ).
Sorry for being so all over the place. I woke up and wuss of my hips :(
I guess I'm just looking for some encouraging words or whatever you can offer.