Quoting MarkelleRichard Davies:" Yes I do have a yoga ball I've rocked on and I'm just scared they said last week she was around 7lbs ... [snip!] ... been doing great on the monitors when I would contract she recovered well she is also practice breathing I am just so ready "
I have bad hips, too (had to wear a brace when I was little), and I had a 9lb 8oz baby with absolutely no issues. You'll be fine, mama.
Besides, they're weight gain stops dramatically past 38 weeks, so chances are he's as big as he's going to get. He's definitely not going to gain a ton of weight over the next few days. You're body has already made progress if you're thinned an dilated. Just be patient and he will come.