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Doctor Appt. Update

Yesterday, we had our third doc appt. Everything went very well, baby's heartbeat sounded "Perfect" (exact words of the doc). j got to go with us (even though I was VERY hesitant about him coming in case there was no heartbeat, etc. - J wanted him to come) and he thought the baby's heartbeat was very cool. His eyes got really big and he got a big smile on his face. Very cute.

Here's some stats:

Weight gain this month - ONE POUND (yay, go me!)
Blood Pressure - 110/70 (again, good job me)
Baby's heart rate - 158 (Last month it was 170?!)

Also, bad news on the holiday front. No Travel for this momma on Christmas this year which means, no Texas for Christmas. I'm really upset about it and feel horribly guilty. Its going to cause a huge raucous over Christmas next year (if we switch) or J's parents are going to have travel up here to see us this year (which means they will miss some of their family for Christmas) or it means J and I will be spending Christmas apart. Any way you slice it, it's not going to be good and it's my fault. I honestly don't know what to do...

BUT, the good news is, we scheduled our screening ultrasound on September 10th in the a.m. so we will find out what we are having then! I'm so excited and I wish it was tomorrow, but I keep telling myself that the longer we wait, the more certain we'll be about what the sex is.

Also, we've decided to do a 4D ultrasound and my mom is going to come up when we do that! That won't be probably for another two months, but I'm really looking forward to that and it will be a great experience. :o)

Today, I'm 16 weeks. Four more weeks and I'll be half way through - can you believe it??

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