When we got there, I really just wanted to walk out. I'd been feeling ok about everything until this morning. I didn't really want to be there.
Evelyn sat down with her snack and Derrick took my hand. I layed down and the hormones and emotions nearly got the best of me. Then, when she put the wand on my belly I THOUGHT I saw a baby and 1 empty sac, but apparently I was wrong. She did confirm both growing babies with two beating hearts.
This is a head shot because its the only angle she can get them both in!
Baby A was measuring 11 weeks 6 days (1 day ahead) with a
heartbeat of 174. Baby A was also being CRAZY! Doing flips
and kicks the entire time. It looked like it was kicking off the
gestational sac wall and flipping over. It was so fun to watch.
Baby B was much more relaxed. but had its back toward
us so we couldn't get a good profile shot, it was also
curled up in a little ball. But B was measuring
10 weeks 6 days with a heart beat of 161.
The tech said the sac was still looking small but said
She offered for us to see a genetic councelor about any concerns we have regarding Potter's Syndrome. I told her we had talked to one who answered all our questions and I still hang onto her contact information incase any more concerns were to come up.
She said that being pregnant after a loss is stressful enough, but being high risk after a loss is so much more. She said if I ever feel overwhelmed with concern and worry to call and they will bring me in to listen for heartbeats. I was grateful for that offer.
She wrote me a referral to have the kidneys checked. She also said she wants to see me one more time before that check is done. So in 4 weeks I'll have 2 appointments, first a standard prenatal, then a kidney check.
We both walked out with huge smiles on our faces. We both felt so much relief after hearing that there was no apparent cause for concerns right now. I don't think either of us have felt that good in awhile.