Monday, March 16, 2009


Finally home from the doctor office. The ultrasound went well. I forget how unenjoyable ultrasounds are towards the end. She finally let me lay on my side and finished the ultrasound...these babies are heavy!

Baby A (Kaitlyn) is head down and curled into a tiny little ball. She weighs 3 lbs 12 oz and is growing well. We didn't get very many statistics on her because she was so curled up and hiding.

Baby B (now Molly?) is still transverse and enjoying my rib joke. She is so high up the the ultrasound almost became a little too intimate for me. :) She is nice and stretched out and enjoying the high life of having all the room. She is the big baby right now weighing in at 4 lbs 4 oz. During the ultrasound the tech showed me some great pics of her. The tech pointed out little fat rolls. Cute! I've never had a baby with fat rolls (at least until they are nearly a year), so that would be neat. She also showed me Baby B's hair waving on top of her head. Apparently she'll be a good match to Joshua, who was SUPER hairy when he came out!

As of now, the difference in their weights and the fact that Baby B would most likely be breech means we are gearing up for a C-Section. We discussed my fears and dislikes for this and I am left hoping that Baby A goes through a nice growth spurt.

He commented that my contractions seem to be under control. Basically, I'm past the point of utter scariness so if I go into labor, the babies will be fine. However, I'd much MUCH rather wait a fwe more weeks. Seriously, if I can make it to 35-36 weeks I'll be golden. Scary to think that's only 3 weeks away.

Tip of the day from the doctor: Take orange juice with iron pills so you don't feel like puking all the time. Not sure if this works, but it's the advice he gave me. We'll see!!!!!!


Marty, Rhenda and Anna said...

It will be interesting to see if Molly's personality matches her in utero one (same with Kaitlyn). Good luck with the OJ/iron pill!

Carissalayla said...

If Molly doesn't make the cut maybe Carissa, or Karissa to go with Kaitlyn? just a thought! so happy to hear things are well!

HJohnson said...

I'm glad to hear your doing good--we're still planning on Saturday--if your up to it!! I really like Kaitlyn (change the tl to a d and it's awesome)!!

Nicole said...

C-section?! No fun. I'll be praying that baby A grows and/or baby B decides to head down to join her sister. It's fun to hear the updates from your ultrasounds! :) Best of luck!