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Thirty-Seven Weeks (and what is Obstetric Cholestasis?!) - Meet the Wildes
Well yes, I am still pregnant. And no, I’m not ‘feeling any twinges’. But thank you for asking, because I didn’t already feel enough like a small white mouse in a glass vivarium. Thirty-seven weeks, by NHS standards, is considered overdue. This is when most women are induced. I was offered an induction and declined, and as a result am now down for biweekly CTG monitoring to make sure that the goblins are still happy in their rapidly diminishing space. Thus far, they seem to be just fine and perfectly happy to take their time. I’m glad that our birth plans have been taken seriously but at thirty-seven weeks today, I’m also acutely aware that I could have been plodding into the hospital with my suitcase right now, in preparation for these children to be evicted. It’s tempting. And it may become necessary. Blood test results from last week showed…