I just knew I was going to have this baby early. Now here I am, almost 40 weeks (Saturday is my original due date) and at the stage where you get all sorts of strange and inappropriate comments from everyone you come across.
On Sunday, someone actually said, "Boy, I'll be glad when you loose that weight."..... what?!
Of course, there is also the more common, "you look like you're gonna pop!" (gross!!) or "don't have the baby right here!" ( just begs for a dramatic fake-out, doesn't it?). Actually, the comments don't bother me so much, and sometimes they come with a helpful tip on how to get labor progressing. Here's a few that I've tried:
1. long walks
2. eating pineapple
3. eating spicy foods
4. baking cinnamon rolls... yummmmm!
5. washing the car
6. scrubbing the floor
7. going up and down stairs
8. drinking tropical fruit juices
I have yet to try a car ride on a bumpy road or castor oil and I'm not desperate enough to go for acupuncture, but any other random suggestions are welcome.