Freak me out

Friday, March 11, 2011

Big Belly Post - #1 Here we go!

After losing our three babies, we started with our fertility doctor. We just wanted to cover all of our bases and make sure we weren't missing something. She looked at all our previous tests and suggested a few more. When everything checked out clear, she gave us the go-ahead on trying again. This proved to do more harm than good. For a few months I had everything down to perfect timing. Schedules and all! No more "spontaneity"! When we didn't get pregnant the first 2 months I was so mad. I had gotten pregnant twice without really even trying, and the third on the very first try! I was getting so antsy! So then we threw the schedules out the window!

I started feeling really crappy around Thanksgiving. So bad, that I almost made John take me to the ER on Thanksgiving in OKC because I thought I was having a heart attack! I was a mess. Before I went to my regular physician, I wanted to just check to see if I was pregnant even though it was 5 days before my missed period. There were two lines instantly! I went to my family physician who thought that I was having a gallbladder attack. I was so upset. I was pregnant and they might have to take out my gallbladder! He told me to relax and gave me some medicine and told me we would take everything in strides. Looking back now, it was just hormones going hay-wire and early sickness/heartburn.

A few days later I went into my fertility doctor and she was shocked at how high my HCG hormone levels were! Whoo-Hoo! But then she said that my progesterone levels were a little low and prescribed me a supplement. We were also blessed to see this little heartbeat at 5 weeks!

Then we went back two weeks later and got to see this!

Then or fertility doctor gave us the boot. She said we were ready to move on to an regular OB. I was so excited, but so nervous at the same time!

Then two weeks later we went to our first regular OB appointment and much to our surprise we had another ultrasound and got to see our little bean jump and flopping around! It was incredible!

Here we are at 9 weeks.

We are 19 weeks today, so more belly pictures to come!