Wednesday, December 28, 2011

8 week ultrasound

I have lots of catching up to do, I know! Our Vegas trip, our new house, the holidays...

But today all I have time for is an update on our ultrasound appointment yesterday. It was a pretty quick appointment, but that doesn't mean that all kinds of great stuff wasn't packed into that short time!

Maurice was not my ultrasound tech this time. Instead, it was a sweet young woman. She talked more than Maurice had, and explained some things to me.

Right away I noticed that out little baby had grown considerably since last week! Baby was almost shaped like a baby. Last week it was more like a blur.

The heartbeat was also noticeably different this week. Last week, it was muffled and kind of static-y sounding. This week, it was loud and clear. Like a drum. It was such a beautiful sound.

157 bpm this week, versus 130 last week. I take that as a good sign!

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I have a 9 week ultrasound scheduled for Monday. After that one, I should be released from my clinic in NYC.

This still doesn't feel real.

7 comments:

  1. AMAZING!!!!
    Yes you need to fill us in on your symptoms and how you are doing!!!!!

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  2. Congratulations!!! I am soooo happy for you! I am just now getting caught back up on blogs since having the babies so I am sorry my congrats is a little late. I was so excited to read that you are pregnant. (By the way this is the formerly To Those Who Wait from www.goodthingscome7.blogspot.com) :-)

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  3. Very sweet! I love it!!! Congratulations!!! You have a very beautiful baby!!! :)

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  4. That is a beautiful little peanut you have growing in there! It'll really sink in when the bloat becomes a baby bump (if it hasn't already!) Hope you had a great Christmas and a very HAPPY New Year!

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  5. Congratulations! wonderful heart beat! & Cute little baby!

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  6. Many congrats on your pregnancy! Those are some beautiful ultrasound pics! Looking forward to hearing about your Vegas trip. We went earlier this year and had a fabulous time!

    ICLW #60

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  7. Congrats!!!!!I'm very excited for you!

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