Monday, October 25, 2010

We bought a Fetal Doppler!

Best 27 dollars and 99 cents I have ever spent!! When I was at work I tracked the package and it said it was delivered to provo and I was sooooo excited!! I couldn't wait to get off work! I came home rushed to the mailbox and then used it as soon as I could. I found the heartbeat within seconds and then the baby moved all over the place so it was really hard to get it to hold still to listen to a steady beat. We recorded it and sent it to family it was so fun! I love it that I don't have to wait every 4 weeks to hear the baby!

Friday, October 15, 2010

baby kicks and cravings

We felt the baby kick for the first time today. I was sitting there crocheting and thinking about when the baby would start kicking and then all of a sudden I got this giant poking feeling and I sat there for a second and then it happened again and I called Greg over and he felt it the third time and it happened a couple other times before it stopped. It wasn't what I was expecting everyone kept telling me it feels like butterflies... not so much...I felt it again later on but it wasn't as strong, but it really just feels like giant pokes. So yay! That was exciting!

Lately all I have wanted was Tootsie pops and soft pretzels with cheddar cheese. So I went to Macey's yesterday and bought a bag of tootsie pops and ordered Greg to stay away from the red ones because those are the ones I really want! I found a soft pretzel recipe in one of my cookbooks so I have been making a lot of those :o) Greg loves them too which is good otherwise I would eat them all and it makes a ton!

Friday, October 8, 2010


Our Baby at 8 weeks! This little one has grown quite a bit and lately I have had a lot of round ligament pain, but I rather enjoy knowing our little sweetheart is growing growing it's no big deal!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Our Secret is out.... I'm growing a human!

Greg and I have had a secret for quite some time now. We had a doctor appointment today and I decided this was the appointment I wanted to tell everyone that we are pregnant! I am 16 weeks pregnant and it has gone so great this time! I haven't had a single problem, so hopefully it stays that way!

I had brought a pregnancy test home fr0m work and I decided I wasn't going to tell Greg that I was taking one because I didn't want him to get his hopes up and then it be nothing. I woke up early on July 20th and took the test and sure enough there it was two beautiful pink lines! I woke Greg up and told him and then sobbed uncontrollably. I had so many emotions all one time it was a little overwhelming. He tried to comfort me and tell me not to worry and oddly enough after that morning I hadn't worried since... I think it was just the initial shock of it all, because I didn't think there was any possible way I could be pregnant...because I got sick right around the time I was ovulating and well you know....there wasn't much happening between Greg and I haha (I hope that wasn't too graphic) Anyway after that morning I just felt like this time everything was going to be fine. So far so good :o)

From about 6weeks to 10 weeks I was soooo unbelievably tired I honestly thought there was something wrong like my iron was low or something. My doctor said my iron was fine and it was just the pregnancy. I knew a certain amount of fatigue was normal in pregnancy but I no joke could have slept 24hrs a day without a problem... I had just started working in the OR during this time and it made it so hard to learn I felt so ignorant because I was so tired I couldn't think straight. I had nausea quite a bit too but it only lasted for a few weeks.

By 11weeks I started feeling like a normal human again and it made me nervous because I was afraid my HCG was low because I wasn't quite 13 weeks yet which is when the preg symptoms start to slow down for many women, but my doc wasn't concerned at all. This time around if my doc says I'm good I just believe him and it's actually made this pregnancy much more enjoyable and a lot less stressful, but I also haven't spotted a lick like I did with the first so that helps keep the paranoia to a mininum.

Now I am 16 weeks and today at the appointment my doc said, "I think your having a boy the heart rate is about 130bpm and that's boy range." haha so we will see.... Greg and I have both had dreams that the baby is a boy, but we will find out for sure in 4 weeks!

I'm at work so I need to end this, but I will for sure keep you updated!