So I'm just shy of 33 weeks and there is something on my mind....
The last two sonograms (at 28 weeks and at 30 weeks), our little stinker has been breech. My doctor has reassured me that even the late "turners" can bounce around to different positions until about 35 weeks, so I shouldn't worry - but how can I not? From the last sono, William was measuring about 2 weeks larger than "normal". So could be potentially more difficult for him to turn to head-down position.
'Lil' Stinker' being breech leads us down the Cesarean route, instead of the natural path that I had hoped. I know women have c-sections everyday and I have complete faith in my doctors and my hospital to deliver my baby safely either way, but a c-section would certainly not be my first choice. I'm more nervous about the procedure in general and about my recovery from the surgery. Mostly what I am worried about is not being able to experience the delivery in the same way as I could have by having a vaginal delivery. More than anything, I am looking forward to pushing and delivering our baby and having him brought immediately to my chest and being able to start nursing soon afterwards. That's the moment I have dreamed of before I was pregnant! Cesarean babies may need to be tended to a little more and I'll need to stay in the OR to be stitched up while Adam heads to the nursery with the little guy and I can hope to be able to start nursing while in recovery.
Today's appointment, the doctor wasn't sure, but he thought perhaps he was head-down. We will be able to confirm in a few weeks (at around 36 weeks) with another sono to get estimated weight and position.
I am crossing my fingers and my toes that little man turns and can come into this world with the least amount of medical intervention possible!!