Fun with Gender Prediction

Someone posted on the second trimester message board on the nest today asking if this Chinese Gender Prediction Chart gave the correct sex of their babies (most of the women there have already had their “big” ultrasound where they find …

Two bits of very good news!

I got the blood test portion of our NT screening back today and they were excellent!

Prior to testing, my risk for having a baby with Down’s was 1/307. After the scan, its is only now 1/6000.

For Trisomy 13 …

From Blobby to Baby!

NT scan

The NT scan was absolutely amazing.. completely surreal that there is a little baby growing inside me. And unlike my last two ultrasounds where it was just a blob with a heartbeat, becoming-baby actually looks like a mini baby – …

Blood Tests and More Blood Tests..

This weekend I had an appointment with my local quest labs to get the “Ashkenazi Jewish” panel of genetic screening done. The fact that I am a full blooded Jew and that Jeff is 1/4 Jew necessitates all the extra …

I am One Fat Mamma

Belly pic 9 weeks

Belly Pic, 9 weeks pregnant

So I thought I had gotten off pretty easy being that I haven’t really had much morning sickness to speak of. Or so I thought.

What I have been experiencing is constant hunger, the kind …

Ultrasound, 7 Weeks 4 days.

Today was such an exciting day, we heard our baby’s heartbeat, I “graduated” from my RE, and will most likely get to stop taking those disgusting progesterone suppositories!

Dr. K started off the scan by zooming in so we could …

Second Ultrasound, We Have a Heartbeat!

ultrasound at 6 weeks 1 day

Due to the spotting and cramping, I went in for my second ultrasound¬† yesterday instead of Thursday like I had planned. Blobby is doing great and Dr. K said there was lots of development.¬† I couldn’t tell at all (other …

Spotting. Damn.

A little bit of brownish spotting last night on my pantyliner (that I’m still wearing all the time courtesy of the endometrin suppositories) and on the applicator when I used it last night and a bit again this morning. Plus …

The $3200 Baby… and why Oxford Insurance Sucks!

I know, two posts in one day.. but I’m totally fuming (sorry blobby, hopefully my heart rate will go back down to normal in a few minutes!) after I just got off the phone with Oxford.

Let me preface this …

Due Date Confusion

In my original excitement to finally be pregnant I found the first due date calculator google proffered and it was the kind that you put in the date of your last menstrual period (LMP method). That puts me a 5 …