Friday, June 17, 2011

8 weeks 5 days-Last u/s and Graduation

The last ultrasound with the RE's office was today. The baby is still measuring a day ahead (it's measuring 8 weeks 6 days), and the heartrate was 168! We couldn't get as clear pictures as we did the other day, the doc said the baby wasn't cooperating. And so it begins, I knew my second child would be like this, LOL. Just kidding.

Jack went with us. He liked hearing the heartbeat. I gave him the pictures when the doc printed them out, and Jack kissed them. Then we went in and met with the nurse who would give me instructions for weaning off of my medications at 12 weeks. Jack proudly announced to her that HE was going to be a BIG BROTHER!

It was funny, but very cute. I'm trying not to update as often in an effort to be a little more sensitive to my IF friends who are still struggling with their journey.

I have been nauseated more times than not, and I've thrown up a few times this week. Jack worries about me when I do that. He asks if I'm ok. He says that's not nice of the baby. Today I explained to him that it's not the baby's fault so much as it is the hormones that you have when you have a baby in your tummy. I told him some people are just more sensitive to it than others. He tells me that he shouldn't have made me sick when he was a baby and I tell him that I don't blame him for making me sick, just like I don't blame this one for making me sick. It's just how it is. He tells me each time I am bowing to the porcelain god that he hopes I'll feel better soon. Thank God for this sweet boy.

Tonight he informed me that he wants A LOT of babies. I told him he will have to just settle for one because I think we're done after this one. If a miracle happened that didn't require us to have treatment, we'd embrace that, but I can't see us going through this again anytime soon.

So, we're officially released from the RE. My first OB appointment is July 1. It's going to be a long 2 weeks!


  1. I can't begin to tell you how excited I am about this baby! It's going to be fun to have a little tiny one again (although a lot of extra baggage literally to go along with it)! I really don't mind! LOL

  2. What an answer to prayer!! I'm so glad that things are going well.