My husband Will and I went to the OB this morning. She looked like she was planning to use a doppler for the first time this time, but when she saw Will she said we would do an ultrasound (Phew! Glad he was able to come!).
Baby was very quiet when she started the ultrasound, which got me scared - but the OB showed me the heart beating right away to let me know all was well. Nothing majorly new to report. You could see the brain and more mineralization of the bones. Will hasn't seen an ultrasound for a couple of weeks, so he was pretty floored. Then the OB asked if we wanted to know the gender, and we said Sure!!
She looked and looked and looked and thought she saw the three lines that would indicate a labia (so girl!), but she wasn't sure. The picture wasn't great quality, and the baby wasn't completely cooperating with his/her positioning. So we will have to wait. It will be nice to know, but honestly, we just want a healthy baby.
She checked my cervix, which was long and closed (triple phew!). Said we'll keep an eye on it to help me stay calm.
We asked the OB when the anatomy scan would be and she said at our hospital it's done at 20 weeks, but at another hospital further uptown, their high risk group does one at 16 and one at 20. She suggested we go to their practice for the early scan, given our anxiety level due to my history.
So assuming I can get it scheduled, anatomy scan will be next week - wowza!!
Now off to the basal cell Mohs removal. I'll update later if I can.
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