This little boy has started to drop! Just a couple of inches… but hey, that’s the first step right? I’ve started to feel what I think might be itty bitty completely irregular and greatly spaced out potential contractions. One of those odd, unfamiliar kind of sensations low in my abdomen that make me suspect it’s a contraction… but how in the world can you know for sure because the feeling is slightly different for everyone, you know? Like when I first thought I was feeling the baby move months ago… but wasn’t quite sure if I was just mistaking general tummy grumbling for the real deal.
However, my cervix is still closed… so our doctor guessed that he probably wouldn’t make his exit for at least another couple of weeks.
So surprise surprise, the little boy currently taking up residence in my belly is most likely going to be late. But that’s good news for us. We still have things to do before the big arrival. Important pre-parenthood activities… like a Bon Iver concert, some movie tickets and restaurant gift certificates to take advantage of, plenty of book reading and Netflix watching and some quality Santa Barbara/Carp time with my parents who are coming up in a week and a half!