I never got to say that with my last pregnancy and I am so happy to report that the babies are alive and well. They both showed us their cute little heartbeats going at about 150 and waved during the super quick scan that my OB did at my first appointment with her yesterday.
Yup, I'm officially seeing an OB. It's awesome and it's terrifying. I'm so excited to be this far and yet I know that we still have so far to go. I just keep repeating the mantra "We are bringing these babies home" because we will and I totally believe in the power of positive thinking!!
As far as symptoms go, I'm still super nauseous all day and really tired all day. My friends at work say that I'm looking better these days, but I'm not so sure. Oh yeah and I definitely have a bump. I can totally hide it in my scrubs (at least I think I'm hiding it), but in my maternity clothes there is a definitely bump and it's getting harder to hide. My weight yesterday was 142lbs. My normal weight goes between 130-135 (except for when I dipped down to 125 after my miscarriage), but I'm guessing I was on the higher end of that with IVF so I've probably gained 5-7lbs so far. My doctor did not seem concerned at all. She just encouraged me to eat a balanced diet and not to worry about it.
Today is also a special day because this morning my husband gave me a shot for the last time. OMG. I can't believe I'm done with the injections. After 11 weeks straight of shots and 9 weeks straight of PIO shots, it's crazy that tomorrow morning there will be no needles entering my skin. Totally crazy. And it makes me super nervous. I would almost prefer to keep getting shots because I feel like I'm doing something good for my babies and now I just have to sit back and trust my body to do the right thing. It's terrifying and totally normal according to my doctor. When did all of you finish your progesterone supplements? How did you feel about it?
Next up, first trimester ultrasound scan next Thursday!!