First off, I have to share the funniest picture with you all. I asked Ed to get Samuel ready for our church meeting on Sunday and when I came into our bedroom, this is the sight I saw:
He eventually did get some clothes on:
And to prove that we are making friends here, here is a family we had over for dinner Sunday evening. The boys are 6 and 9 and Samuel had such a blast playing with them.
Okay, now for the "Mysteries Solved" portion of the post. My pregnant belly is HUGE, right? Well, after my dr.'s appt. today, I finally have an explanation. NO, they didn't find a hidden twin in there. BUT, my u/s did reveal that the baby is breech and that s/he isn't the runt that Samuel was. The weight estimate was about 4 pounds, 9 ounces, putting the baby in the 77th percentile for 32 weeks gestation. Samuel was down to the 23rd percentile at this point. Also, the baby is butt-down breech, causing my belly to look as huge as it does. I have another dr.'s appt. in two weeks for a follow-up u/s to check on the size and position of the baby. The dr. said that the baby still has time to turn, but they like the baby to be head down by 36 weeks. I told her I was willing to do whatever it took not to have a c-section. I've decided I'm not going to obsess over this until I go back to see her in two weeks. Then I'll start looking into all the things to do to turn a breech baby (Hollie, all I can picture is you in the warm bath with ice water being dumped on you!!). Overall, I am just so excited to hear that this baby is on target size-wise, which was our main concern. Oh, and the u/s tech said that this baby is definitely not revealing its sex - she couldn't tell today if it was a boy or girl (I told her not to tell me even if she saw). So no one knows which we are having - very exciting!