Thursday, April 30, 2009

Boring OB Visit- finally:-)

Yes, I was in and out of the OB visit today in 10 minutes. Fetal heartbeat strong at 156 bpm.

This pregnancy is different this time around. Well, I'm different, I guess. Hearing the heartbeat was a relief instead of an expectation. I know now I was very lucky to have had a pregnancy in the past where I did not worry about miscarriage or other problems. When we saw the two pink lines for the first time, we called all our family and let them know. This time? We planned on telling friends/ family via birth announcement in the fall;-)

I hope that as the pregnancy progresses, I can get genuinely excited about it and that the fears will eventually subside. I am beginning to learn that no matter the outcome of an infertile woman's journey, infertility will always be a part of her story.

14 comments:

Fie upon this quiet life! said...

Oh so glad to hear about a boring OB visit. That's excellent news. Hey 14 weeks! It's time to start thinking about maternity clothes fairly soon, eh? Maybe treat yourself to a cute new top! After all this struggle, you deserve a little retail therapy!

Aly sun said...

I agree. Naivety was bliss. So glad that the baby's heart beat is strong.

Elizabeth said...

I agree with your friend........it's time to go shopping!! :) I'm so happy that the heartbeat is strong. Hmmmm.....156 bpm.......maybe a girl? :)

UnicornMommy said...

I totally can relate. No real worries with my first. Even with all the difficulties.

After two m/c I am afraid to hope. We talked about keeping the pregnancy to ourselves and I even tried. But I have to tell people. make it more real. If I say it out loud, then it has to be real and nothing bad can happen...

Right.

I hope we can get excited together.

Annie said...

(((hugs))) I am so glad to hear you had a "boring" OB visit this time.

C. Beth said...

Wow, boring is fabulous!

Photogrl said...

Yay, yay, yay for boring!

Glad to hear that the appointment went well.

Janet said...

Yay for a boring ob visit!

Choco Girl said...

Yipee! An update ;-) Thank you Hill! I'm glad to read the news *BIG HUG*

Stacey said...

Fantastic, Hillary! Great news!

infertilityrocks said...

Congrats on a healthy bean! Yes, it's true, infertility leaves a wake that never completely settles.

Anna said...

Glad to be Due Date Buddies,
Keeping my fingers crossed for the both of us.

Katie said...

congrats!!!

Joy said...

Yay for boring OB appointments! I'm pregnant after a miscarriage so I understand the fears. Congrats!