Pregnancy Update

Muddling Through

As of Saturday I am officially showing. I thought I wouldn't show for much longer because I am overweight. I found baby with doppler this morning next to my belly button. Everyone else in my BabyCenter birth board is just now experiencing finding the baby above the pubic bone. It reinforces my suspicion that my… Continue reading Muddling Through

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Pregnancy Update

How To Lose Your Mind When You Are Pregnant After Recurrent Loss

Your coworker's wife has a scan. Her baby is okay, so yours must not be okay. Spend the day in despair that you bought baby expo tickets for this weekend and you are having a miscarriage. Go home and struggle with the doppler to find a heartbeat. You think you hear it twice for just… Continue reading How To Lose Your Mind When You Are Pregnant After Recurrent Loss

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An Actual Pregnancy Update (And At A Cross Roads)

I am at a crossroads whether or not to blog at all about this pregnancy. Yeah, I ventured to add the rest of the letters on to that P. Yeah, I may be taking them back still. But I've had feedback that my P updates aren't completely unwelcome, and I've also had people unfollow, maybe… Continue reading An Actual Pregnancy Update (And At A Cross Roads)

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RE Graduation and First Prenatal Appointment

The day before Thanksgiving we graduated from my RE, Dr. M. At 9w6d we measured at 10w1d and heart rate was 172 (down from peak at 184.) We got a video of baby doing a little dance for us. This morning was my first prenatal appointment. I had a quick scan to see if everything… Continue reading RE Graduation and First Prenatal Appointment

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Maybe A Baby? (7w6d Ultrasound)

Yesterday was my third ultrasound at 7w6d. I was tightly wound and extremely nervous all day. Before the appointment my husband and I had the following text conversation. Me: I'm freaked out. Him: Me too. Let's keep it under control. If it's bad news, let's just deal with it. Be prepared either way. Me: No… Continue reading Maybe A Baby? (7w6d Ultrasound)