I saw our OBGYN today and she informed me that Baby Reid is actually 2.5 kg (estimated) NOT 3.5 kg as the radiographer had previously told us. This is a huge relief (no pun intended) and means that our not so little man is growing at a steady rate and while he is big, he is not unusually big for his gestation (considering my Diabetes). Hopefully now I will be able to get some sleep. The past few days have been stressful as I was really worried that this sudden weight gain would be impacting on his health, but the doctor reassured me that our baby appears to be doing well.
The plan is still to deliver him on Sept 30th at 37 weeks and I will be given steroid shots for 2 days prior to help with his lungs. Because of the Diabetes he will need a stay in Special Care for breathing, feeding and probably jaundice, but hopefully he will be able to come home when I am discharged.
Taking a deep breath now and trying to enjoy this last month as we await the arrival of our beautiful baby boy,