Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Women
Michelle Lopez Alora Gale Precious Jackson Nina Martinez Gracia Violeta Ross Quiroga Loreen Willenberg  
Michelle Alora Precious Nina Gracia Loreen  

31 Weeks Pregnant and Climbing

December 22, 2012

Teniecka Drake

Teniecka Drake

This has been quite a journey again with my fourth child. Only reason I say that is there has been so much going on with me and my family. I am finally moved and settled into our new home. I am still going to school, but this is my very last course and I will be done!!! I am very excited; this degree has been a long time coming, and I was not going to stop until I finished. My other three children are doing great and growing big, and my husband remains supportive and strong for me.

I do have an update with my new little addition. I did have an ultrasound in the very beginning of December. I finally know what I am having now. We are going to have another little girl!!! I am thrilled and just happy I know now instead of wondering what the gender is going to be. When they did the ultrasound and put the gel on my stomach it was quite a mess. The baby would not really cooperate again so they had me lay on my left side and then the right. They needed to measure her head and they could not get a real accurate measurement. After the switching sides I got to meet the nurse. The nurse went over the procedures at this hospital since I am new to the area and I have never been here. Finally the time came to meet the doctor and he just explained what to expect. After that brief conversation I was done for the week with them. I did have to do my one-hour glucola drink -- that test to see if I have developed gestational diabetes.

Everything is going well so far; there have been some pains here and there. Nothing else major with the baby. I am getting really excited as the time draws closer to the baby's arrival.

Send Teniecka an email.

Read Teniecka's blog, Enough Negativity!

Send Teniecka an email.

Get email notifications every time this blog is updated.



This article was provided by TheBody.com.
 
See Also
Pregnancy at 23 Weeks!
Expecting Number Four!
Enough Negativity!

Reader Comments:

Comment by: Green Trees (Atlanta) Mon., Dec. 31, 2012 at 8:18 am EST
Wow! I remember my pregnancy. Congratulations!!
Reply to this comment


Add Your Comment:
(Please note: Your name and comment will be public, and may even show up in
Internet search results. Be careful when providing personal information! Before
adding your comment, please read TheBody.com's Comment Policy.)

Your Name:


Your Location:

(ex: San Francisco, CA)

Your Comment:

Characters remaining:



Copyright © 2007-2014 Remedy Health Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Advertisement
See Also
Newly Diagnosed? Words of Encouragement from HIV-Positive Women
What Did You Expect While You Were Expecting?
HIV Tools You Can Use