Momma Hailey is still waddling around as her ever growing belly seems to get bigger and bigger by the day! My daughter stopped over last night and when she saw Hailey exclaimed "Oh my gosh!! I don't dare even touch her for fear she'll burst!"
We have assembled her whelping box and have it in the bedroom with us for her to use. She does not let me out of her site when I am home - especially in the mornings while getting ready for work. I almost feel guilty walking from room to room or up, down steps because she follows me everywhere.
We also cleaned and scrubbed her whelping quarters out in the pole barn. It is such a great setting with the heated floors - the puppies just love it!
I've started taking her temperature twice a day and so far there are no signs of impending labor. I still think it could be as soon as Friday - but she will let me know when it is time and that's that! In the meantime, I am ready and waiting ....