Wednesday, 25 June 2014

15 weeks Pregnant

So this week has been ok yesterday we went to the diabetes clinic which didn't go as planned. 
The hospital on reading my pregnancy notes was a bit surprised that I was here for a two hour 
appointment to talk about foods to eat during pregnancy when you have diabetes since I don't actually have it! 
I was however told that I need to keep an eye on my blood sugar levels in case I get gestational diabetes.
I have been given a blood glucose monitoring system which I have to use four times a day at the moment,
then i am to contact the hospital with my results on Thursday and go from there. 


How far along? 15 weeks today
Total weight gain: As of last Thursday 3.5lb 
Symptoms:  Occasional tiredness and head rushes
Maternity clothes? I've managed to get myself a maternity bra but finding maternity clothes that
fit is proving to be quiet hard when most shops only have a small selection.
Sleep: Been much better this week
Miss anything? I want to eat cake but as I am having to test my glucose 4 times a day atm I can't
Movement: not feeling anything yet
Food cravings: I seem to be going through every flavor of crisps atm
Anything making you queasy or sick: Yesterday I was sick once in the morning I think it was due to the hot weather. 
Happy or moody most of the time: Happy :) although have had a few tearful moments
Looking forward to
- Flat hunting we have a viewing booked for this evening so will be fab to get a place so baby can have there own room. 
- Midwife appointment next week as we get to hear babies heartbeat ( I think) 
- First hospital antenatal appointment 

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