Saturday, August 18, 2012

11 week ultrasound

This week we had our 11 week ultrasound.  The technician did a bunch of different  measurements and afterwards I had an informative conversation with my doctor.

Dr. Wild said that everything looked great.  She is still keeping me on progesterone pills for one more week, even though she doesn't think I need it.  She wants to be sure.  I asked, "What if the placenta doesn't make its own progesterone?"  She was adamant, "It will.  100 percent of the time."  And so, I let that worry walk away.  Dr. Wild said, "At this point you have less than a 5 percent chance of a miscarriage."  She was so positive and upbeat, that it left me feeling great!

The baby's heart rate was 170 and at one point when the top of the head is being measured, the baby moved, so cute to see!  And you can see the eyes at that point too.  Pretty wild.

Below is a picture from the ultrasound and also a youtube video.




12 comments:

Jessica Anne said...

I'm so glad that everything is great!!!

Life Happens said...

Hearing the heartbeat and seeing baby move (so early) is just amazing!! Best sound and sight you will ever see (until baby is born).

I'm glad everything looks good. Will keep praying for you!

Amanda said...

Glad to hear that things are progressing along well!!! What an awesome miracle :) I've got the baby fever reading all these blogs, but first I've got to get this wedding over with then we'll move onto that lol

Cheryl said...

I am so happy for you that things are going great. Try not to worry. This is so exciting and I want you to enjoy it.

DysFUNctional Mom said...

Just wrote your name down on my prayer list. I am SO hopeful for you!! Nothing against those who go to great lengths to conceive, but I LOVE stories like yours.

Headant said...

I see teeny tiny ears!

Kimberly said...

I'm so glad that everything is going well. Seeing that little one and hearing that heart beat are amazing!

Glynis Jolly said...

This is wonderful news! Less than 5%! Next hurdle is less than 1%. I'm thinking about you all the time.

Penny said...

How cool!!! You're almost done with your first trimester! Hooray, only two more to go before you meet that sweet baby!

Tricia McWhorter said...

I haven't been visiting blogs for awhile but came across your when I was "catching up" and was thrilled to hear your great news!! So happy for you. Sending lots of great thoughts.

Candice said...

Yay! So exciting. Glad everything went well. Can't wait to Follow the rest of your pregnancy journal!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

Those initial ultrasounds were great! Glad everything is coming along great!