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Saturday, August 15, 2009

A Bean Update

We went for our growth scan today.

It was wonderful. No fear all day. I was completely calm. I drank just enough water to fill my bladder but not so much that I couldn't sit. Doesn't mean it was comfortable but after all the ultrasounds I've had, I have this whole shtick figured out. It took quite a long time to get the measurements. She wasn't cooperative at times and at one point the tech had me roll partially on my size and stay there, which was difficult and not very confortable. Apparently, the placenta was hard to image. Too much baby in the way- all that tight space.

The techs (a second was brought in to get a couple more measurements) of course couldn't tell us much of anything but I did overhear them say she was measuring 32w3d or 32w4d, depending on a couple measurements. That puts her a week and half ahead.

Ha! I was right. Instincts are good for something it seems! ;) When I see my OB on the 27th, I'll find out if that indicates she could come early like I've been thinking she will. Also curious to know how much they think she weighed. She's head down and facing sideways. Hoping she stays there for now. I get nauseous when she flips.

In any case, she is doing well. And we got a photo. Considering I felt jipped out of the good ones at the 20 week scan, this was nice. It's not very clear so while I did think about posting it, you really have to know what you're looking at, so I decided not too.

Eager to get the results and know more, but I'm calm knowing that our little girl is doing fine.

Less than 9 weeks to go. Even less if she does in fact go early...

8 comments:

Melis.sa said...

I'm so excited for you and your dh!! It's been so lovely to follow you from the beginning of this journey and I can't wait to hear about her journey from your belly to your arms. :)

areyoukiddingme said...

Congratulations on another good scan! I hope these last 9 weeks are pleasant!

Mrs. Gamgee said...

Oh man... only 9 more weeks! I can't believe it's gone by so fast. Like I said before, she had better wait until I'm back from my vacation! ;)

I am so glad that all went well and that you got through the scan with minimal stress!

IF Optimist, then... said...

Oh! Congratulations on another great scan. You are doing a fabulous job in mama! Best wishes for the next few weeks. OH SO EXCITING!

Another Dreamer said...

Wow! I am so excited for you :) So close now.

MrsSpock said...

Go Bean!

JamieD said...

I'm so happy to hear your scan went well! I've been thinking about you.

I think maybe less than nine weeks until we all get to meet Bean!

WiseGuy said...

Oye L....oops sorry that I could not read your wonderful post earlier...and I am so happy that THIS time was sooooo different!

So, Hubby's Woman and Baby are both doing doing good, right?

Am wishing you a beautiful time ahead. Stay calm! And mo' pics please!