I’m a bit late on a post – sorry! Things continue to be pretty quiet, still at home and still waiting. We are noticing an increase in contractions, whether that is regular pregnancy progression or other things we don’t know. But, Melanie is now almost to week 33 – something we’re very grateful for.
We continue to be so grateful for the prayer support. Here are some of the things we’re praying about:
- Baby’s protection, both physically and spiritually, from any harm.
- Baby’s strength- we’re asking that whenever Baby Max shows up, that he/she is ready for life and doesn’t need medical support/assistance. When Melanie was hospitalized, one of our nurses, who previously took care of Melanie when she carried Susannah, said, “I just know you’re going to take this baby home.” Her comment about taking this baby home caught us off guard. But, we realized that is what this is all about, giving Baby Max as much time to get strong as possible because we want to take this little one home and raise/care for him/her.
- Labor/Delivery – that both Melanie and Baby would come through it fine. Melanie can be a little apprehensive after a traumatic birth with Susannah and the strength/stamina loss due to weeks of bedrest.
- Hospital Arrival – that Baby Max gives us enough heads up on his/her arrival to make it to a hospital.
Nathan and Melanie and BabyMax