I am now officially considered “full term” and in my 37th week of this pregnancy. Both the boys were born in the 38th week, so if this babe is anything like its brothers, it could be any day! (Please, Lord let this babe be like its brothers! heh.)
I am feeling a bit restless, but I am also keenly aware that this baby will come in the precise moment that he or she is meant to enter this world.
One of the things that makes birth wonderful is that it forces us to WAIT and release control while still actively expecting and longing for something… and every birth has taught me more about how I should also be longing for and waiting on God (just as ferverently as I am waiting to meet my new little love) in every single circumstance of my life.
There’s something so beautiful in the waiting and releasing… something we don’t get much of a chance to experience in today’s “quick fix” culture. Sometimes it is just good to be forced to slow down and breathe and expect.
I think what this all REALLY means is that it is time for the official BABY POOL to begin!!
The winner will receive… something. Yet to be determined.
But it will be cool! And maybe even awesome!
–Ezra was born 10 days early weighing 6lbs & 4 oz. He was 20″ long.
–Myer was born 12 days early weighing 8lbs & 1 oz. He was 21″ long.
–This baby’s due date is March 23rd.
So, here is your mission, should you choose to accept it:
Leave me a comment with your best gut-guesstimate of what the DATE, WEIGHT, LENGTH, and GENDER of this baby will be. The person who gets the most of these things correct when all is said and done will be our winner! yay!
Gooooooood luck! And thanks for cheering me on in these last days and weeks… Your support has been so wonderful and it has helped me stay positive, so thank you thank you thank you all!!