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Welcome to the 2nd trimester!

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So here they are. My children. They are perfect and healthy πŸ™‚ Josh was finally with me for the u/s this morning and the look on his face was priceless! The babies were kicking and moving around so much, it was incredible to see them so animated! And their little profiles no longer look like tadpoles or gummy bears or blobs. They look like real live babies now!

Today marks day one of my second trimester πŸ™‚ Ahhh, I am so happy to be at this point!

The sonographer attempted to check genders. She said that she’s about 70% sure it’s a boy and a girl. We will find out for sure November 11th! But my bet is she’s right, I have kind of always known πŸ™‚

I also found out something interesting today. My mom told me that my great grandma was a twin, but the sibling died very early. So I guess twins DO run in the family! Now I can actually tell people that instead of saying no and them asking personal questions about “getting help”. Which yes, I was asked. And I just said “nope”. I don’t want to get into my fertility issues with some stranger at my store….

My dr says I can start maternity leave as early as 26 weeks if I want, but he may even pull me out of work sooner. He says that because I’m on my feet all day it may not be the best thing to work a lot…

12 Comments

  1. cat

    October 13, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    i agree with your doctor…being on your feet all day is hard without being pregnant and really not easy with just one baby…i can’t imagine how it will be with 2 little ones in there. it will be nice to have alot of time to prepare and just "be" too…

    they are absolutely beautiful! i love those little babes so much…:)

    xoxo

  2. cat

    October 13, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    i agree with your doctor…being on your feet all day is hard without being pregnant and really not easy with just one baby…i can’t imagine how it will be with 2 little ones in there. it will be nice to have alot of time to prepare and just "be" too…

    they are absolutely beautiful! i love those little babes so much…:)

    xoxo

  3. Matt and Shell

    October 14, 2009 at 5:56 am

    Beautiful babies ! One of the most glories sights in the world ! I love seeing my baby any time I get a chance ! MAkes the whole thing so much more real!

  4. Matt and Shell

    October 14, 2009 at 5:56 am

    Beautiful babies ! One of the most glories sights in the world ! I love seeing my baby any time I get a chance ! MAkes the whole thing so much more real!

  5. Just Another J

    October 14, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Wow – what a great u/s pic. And a boy & girl – that’s awesome, one of each! I can’t believe you’re already in your 2nd trimester… time flies, huh?

  6. Just Another J

    October 14, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    Wow – what a great u/s pic. And a boy & girl – that’s awesome, one of each! I can’t believe you’re already in your 2nd trimester… time flies, huh?

  7. Coco

    October 15, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    Oh girl I’m so excited for you!

  8. Coco

    October 15, 2009 at 7:51 pm

    Oh girl I’m so excited for you!

  9. cat

    October 16, 2009 at 10:10 am

    i keep looking at those lovelies and sighing happily…;)

  10. cat

    October 16, 2009 at 10:10 am

    i keep looking at those lovelies and sighing happily…;)

  11. Once Upon A Time

    October 17, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Ah! SO JEALOUS that you got a possible gender determination. And that you CAN be done at 26 weeks. I wish we had that option financially too.

    Your bebes look beautiful!

  12. Once Upon A Time

    October 17, 2009 at 12:34 pm

    Ah! SO JEALOUS that you got a possible gender determination. And that you CAN be done at 26 weeks. I wish we had that option financially too.

    Your bebes look beautiful!

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