Thursday, March 17, 2011

talk about a scare...

So my precious Skittle's gave Mommy and Daddy a bit of a scare this afternoon. >.<

Dr G came in, and (you guessed it) I was laying on my left side. Of course my blood pressure was high when they finally called me back. But once again, my urine revealed no we're good.

He had me roll over on my back so we could take a listen...and a fell. Ouch! I'm sore. Dr G says it's not time to start measuring me yet - BUT that  I have grown considerably in the last two weeks (I should have! I gained five pounds!!!). My uterus is now almost even with my belly button. :) Growing babies. So he took out the doppler - and of course, my heart beat dominated over A,B & C's. We finally heard Baby A's - and possibly Baby B's (

We lucked out and she was between appointments so they hurried me in and up onto the table. Dr G went with me, which at first freaked me out - but then made me feel better. Lights went out, and tada! Three babies (that actually look like babies now!!) and three little beating hearts. Thank you God!! Dr G says that they all appear to be about the same size - and that fluid levels are normal for this stage in pregnancy. Ah, what a relief to see my little ones after four long weeks.

Dr G also set my mind at ease about the blood pressure. It really hasn't been super high - in fact, they say that they don't really worry about the bottom number until it reaches high 90s - into the hundreds. And he also said that it normally doesn't become a problem until the third trimester. :) So I do feel better about that.

All in all - it was a really good appointment (aside from the scare and barely missed melt down!). We go back to see Dr G in two weeks and hopefully two weeks after that we will know the sex of the Skittle's.

Clif seems to think (actually swears) that Baby A is a boy. Only time will tell. When we saw them today - Baby A was punching my insides. CANNOT wait until I can feel that little boxer move!! :)

Well, that's all for now... just wanted to give everyone a quick update on how things went!! Hope everyone has a good rest of the week, and a great weekend.


Annette said...

Wonderful news!! <3

Trennia said...

Wonderful news, praising the Lord Jesus Christ!

That corgi :) said...

sounds like it was a good visit! I do think Dr G is doing everything he can to help you all to feel the best you can through this pregnancy; he does sound like a good doctor. It will be fun to see what the sex are of those precious ones in a few weeks. If Clif is wrong about Baby A, I bet God is just smiling as he looks down on you :)

However it comes out with boy, girl, etc, I know they will be loved and will be raised in a home that knows and loves the Lord :)


Jessica said...

So glad all is well :)

ERICA said...

im sorry for your loss, and congrats on your newest babies! my name is Erica and i'm Daniel, Tasha, & Josh Watts' first cousin! Ronnie is my uncle! I stumbled onto your blog and recognized Clify! Good luck w/your pregnancy, i'll be praying for you!!

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