Geeeeez wizz! 34 weeks and still going strong :p

Our amazing babyBun is on the move!
Until now, our wee womb-squatter’s been living fairly high up in my poor stretched-out womb – blithely compressing my poor lungs and internal organs.
These last few weeks our Buns been packing her tiny bags and makde the “big” move to my pelvis – commonly referred to as the time when your baby “drops”.
, I’ve been feeling the weight shift indicating our baby is out of breech position and our midwife has confirmed she is “head down” and almost fully engaged  (if yours is being stubborn, check out 17 Ways To Turn a Breech Baby) with her head now resting on my pubic bone.
When baby drops this may also give you some horrific stabbing back pain as they press on your sciatic nerve – Been there! (ouch!)
If that’s the case, get off your feet and try to do some spine-lengthening stretches to help your baby move OFF that poor throbbing nerve.
In developing internal-organ news: although not quite fully formed, our little poop-factory’s liver is now capable of processing a certain amount of waste.
Because our baby’s liver is not quite birth-ready, it’s common for newborns to get a case of mild and harmless jaundice (signaled by a slight yellowing of the skin). BunBun had this as well – but didn’t need the light treatment.
Jaundice is the result of your baby’s body producing more bilirubin (a by-product of blood production) than the liver can currently breakdown, leading to a subtle yellow tinge that goes away in a few days.
Babies born earlier than their due date tend to have moderate to severe jaundice, which – in the hospital, will be treated via light therapy to help their body break the bilirubin down.
Source: Baby Gaga

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