While this pregnancy has a lot of similarities to my pregnancy with Enzo, there are also some definite differences. One new thing is that over the past couple of weeks I started to develop a super itchy rash on my belly. I had hardly any stretch marks with Enzo and suddenly I started getting more with bumpies and despite lotion, nothing was helping the itchiness. Like itchy to an extreme. So, I called the midwives and they said it sounds like PUPPS or pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy. They also said I can use hydrocortisone cream and Benadryl, but I think I’m going to look into oatmeal baths and more recently I read that Dandelion Root can apparently help as well. I can’t even describe how uncomfortable it is, though, and from what I understand it doesn’t go away until after you give birth. On top of that… it’s spreading, so yay.
Aside from that fun, we’re both doing well and Baby Girl continues to be super active doing somersaults and one can only guess what else. I have my next checkup tomorrow actually, so I should have a better idea of how much she currently weighs and all of that good stuff then. I think it’s safe to say, though, that I’m looking forward to November a lot. 😉
I hope the dandelion root helps!