Thursday, March 31, 2011

It's Alive!

That's the text I sent my husband when I walked out of the ultrasound this morning: It's Alive! And yes, the baby inside me is still alive. It's measuring perfectly at 7 weeks 4 days, its heartbeat is 147 bpm, and the subchorionic hematoma has even shrunk! It's still there, but not near as big as it was before. All good news. They told me to make an appointment with my OB, and I'll keep going for weekly appointments, whether they are at the RE or my OB, until approximately 10 weeks. And they gave me a prescription for Zofran for the nausea. I don't plan on taking it unless the nausea is really bad, but I guess it will be good to have on hand.

I'm really trying to focus on the positive today. And be happy, and enjoy the moment. And I am. I really hope I get to have this baby. I'm becoming quite attached...

53 comments:

  1. Wonderful news Alex! I'm on cloud 9! I love how it's measuring PERFECTLY, without even any need for concern. Sounds like you've got a take-home baby baking :)

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  2. YESSSSSSS! So awesome. Love this news. xoxo.

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  3. Awesome news! Everything seems right on target, woman. How wonderful!!!

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  4. That is such wonderful news! Definitely soak up every glorious moment.

    Keep growing and thriving baby! I promise if you do, you will know a life full of love and happiness.

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  5. HOORAY!! I am so, so happy for you guys!

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  6. Awesome news!!! Great appointment! Fingers and toes are attached for you! :-)

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  7. Perfect, I'm so happy for you =)

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  8. That rocks! Zophran is causes constipation. Just an FYI. I took it alot at the beginning of this pregnancy. I was sick 24-7 for a while and had to work.

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  9. Yay! So excited for you! And yeah, zofran causes major constipation. Having experienced both I'm not sure which is worse...

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  10. Great news!!!!!
    Growing baby, shrinking hematoma, and increased hope!!!
    I am sooooo happy for you!

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  11. WOOHOO!! I'm virtually dancing and jumping joyfully around with you :) Yay!

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  12. Woohoo! That's fantastic news, I'm so, so happy for you!

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  13. HALLELUJAH! This is so totally fabulous. And I'm glad you get weekly appointments. Not glad about the reasons you get them, but glad you won't have to go hugely long between reassuring checkups. YAY!

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  14. SO happy to hear it! Hooray Alex!!!

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  15. YAY! I hope you get to have this baby too. Lots of love. xxooxxoo

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  16. Yay!!!! I really hope this baby is your keeper. I'm keeping everything crossed for you. :-)

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  17. Great news!!!! So happy for you, sounds like you have a keeper!

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  18. so glad for this update :) great news!!

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  19. so happy for this update, Alex!! Awesome news!

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  20. So so thrilled!! Fantastic news!! Now deep breath, try to enjoy! Love, Fran

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  21. YAY!!! What fantastic news!!!

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  22. Fantastic news. I always believe 'Good things happen to those who wait'.

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  23. WOOHOOO! I am SO thrilled for you hun!!

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  24. Perfect size/dating and perfect heartbeat! I am very hopeful that this is your take home baby! I'm glad your Drs are having you do weekly u/s. That is going to help tremendously with your worry, etc as it will only be 7d worth instead of weeks!

    Thank you again for all you sweet comments and amazing support!

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  25. How can you not be positive when you got perfect news!?!?!? And zofran is a fabulous drug!

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  26. so incredibly excited for you..... love this baby!!!

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  27. YEAH!!!!!!!!!!! and YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  28. Wonderful news! What a relief!

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  29. So glad to see you feeling a bit more hopeful than you were in your last post. And of course how great to see your little one growing along right on course!

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  30. Hip, hip hooray!!! I'm so happy for you! Big sigh of relief!

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  31. Wonderful, wonderful news!!! So very happy for you!

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  32. So happy for you! You deserve it!

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  33. YES YES YES YES!!! I am so relieved and happy for you. :)

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  34. Congratulations, so overjoyed for you!! Sorry this comment is late having a massive cleanup over here :)

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  35. I missed this yesterday. How the f did I miss this!?!? WONDERFUL news, Alex. And the fact that the hematoma shrunk...well, I'm going to see that as a trend. Which means that thing is going to get smaller and smaller until it just disappears.

    Great news. So glad.

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  36. Yes! Wonderful news!!! Enjoy Cloud 9! :)

    xoxo

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  37. Hey Alex! So happy for you! I have always felt in my heart you were meant to be a momma!

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