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First OB Appointment

Today was my first OB appointment. Before I see the doctor I had an appointment with one of the nurse practitioners. We went through my history (which took forever ;D), talked about what has happened so far in this pregnancy, then did an exam. She tried to get the heartbeat on an old ultrasound machine abdominally but the baby wasn't big enough to be picked up. It made me a little nervous that she didn't see much at all. She switched to transvaginal (sorry for TMI) and after about three (long, scary) minutes she found the heartbeat. She did a "quick and dirty" CRL measurement and according to that (which she cautioned me was an estimate) the baby is measuring somewhere around 9 weeks 3 days. I am 10 weeks 1 day today so if that measurement was accurate it would be a good sign. The sac still looks small but we'll have more precise measurements on Wednesday at my weekly ultrasound.

So for now I am under the care of both the OB and the IVF clinic. I will be very glad when I officially graduate to JUST the OB. :D

1 comments:

Anonymous 11:14 PM  

Kristen - You are a strong woman who always looks at both sides of an issue. Focus on the other 50. Thinking of you. Kara

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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