Test Results Just In..

Thanks for all your well wishes from my last post.

I finally called in to see if they had my blood work results back.  After the usual bumbling fumbling of my name etc, they couldn’t find them so said …

CMV – the Scariest Disease You’ve Never Heard of.

I haven’t posted much this week because I’ve been running around between doctors appointments.

About 2-3 weeks ago, I had a really bad sore throat.  I thought I was getting the flu and was grateful that I wasn’t in my …

Big Ultrasound in Less than 24 Hours

I can’t believe than in about 18 hours we will finally know if we are having a boy or a girl!  As usual before ultrasounds, I am nervous that we will discover something is wrong, and I am quite sure …

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 …

First O/B Appointment

At 10 weeks and 3 days I met with the OB for the first time.  I hadn’t been to this practice before, I picked them from the list that delivers at the better of the two local hospitals and then …

HSG – All Clear!

Hysterosalpingogram - HSG

What’s that? That, my friends, is the star of the reproductive show. Uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries all lit up courtesy of the radiological die inserted through a catheter into my cervix and the test known as the Hysterosalpingogram (HSG …