Monday, April 5, 2010

The Twins - 8 weeks 5 days

We had our first OB appt. today with Dr. Garner. I was so nervous waiting for the sonogram - I guess I am always waiting for the other shoe to drop or for someone to pull the rug out from under me. I haven't gained any weight at all despite eating enormous amounts of food (something I would ordinarily be thanking God for) and I was really getting worried that I wasn't eating enough - and I want so badly to do everything right. All I wanted was  to see both babies and their little heartbeats and I would be fine. Luckily, they ushered us into the sono room 1st thing :) Within minutes we saw our little babies floating around, hearts beating! We were shocked at how much they have grown in the last 11 days (days since our last sono) - they're huge! You can clearly tell that they are babies! Their heads are about half the size of their whole body, and you can see their little arms and feet! It is just so unreal! The tech said that Baby A was showing off for us - so we got the best pics of him/her - he/she looks like a little penguin! They are both about 1/2 an inch long and growing by the second! Our nurse seems to think that we have two girls based on their heartrates! Baby A's heartrate was 163 and Baby B's was 175 (anywhere between 100 and 200 is good). Dr. G told us that we would get to see the babies every time we came in - which made me very happy! We have this picture frame that my mom bought me for Christmas that says "All because two people fell in love" - and Jason is so cute - every time we get a new ultrasound picture, he cuts it out and replaces it in the frame! He has it up on the mantle with two little bibs next to it that some friends of ours gave us (I love mommy and I love daddy) - it's like his little shrine! I fall in love with him all over again every time I see him get so excited and full of love for these little babies! Our next appointment is on April 19th (10ish weeks), and then our next one after that will be at 13 weeks and we will do a genetic test that will reveal the gender of our babies! I can't believe we get to find out so soon - I am sooooo excited! In the meantime... here are some pictures of our little miracles:


  1. I am so happy for you guys! TWINS! Double the blessing. I look forward to reading all about your pregnancy journey!

  2. You will fall in love more and more as your pregnancy continues and even more when you see him holding/talking/kissing/playing with those little babies when they are born!