Second Ultrasound

Posted by Greg on October 30th, 2008 with tags: , ,

We went for our follow-up ultrasound on October 21st to make sure that the fetus was developing properly.  This time we met with another doctor – the doctor was male, not female like the last, so Yenari was a little uncomfortable at first, but he was great and was so enthusiastic about everything.  Here’s a picture of the ultrasound:

Again, the baby is marked off with plus sign here.  In the 11 days since the first ultrasound, the baby grew from 0.46 cm up to 1.4 cm.  The doctor said that everything looked perfect and that the baby grew the right amount in the 11 days and that it was probably younger than we thought because Yenari probably ovulated later in her cycle than we thought (too much information for you internet?). In the picture, the baby’s head is at the bottom facing right and the ‘tail’ is at the top.  The doctor pointed out that the baby’s spine was formed and the location of the yolk sack.

The other thing that was awesome was that he let us listen to the heartbeat.  He turned on the microphone (yeah, internal ultrasound!) and a super-fast heart beat filled the room – a beat of 150 beats a minute.

We were very relieved and super excited after this visit – we learned that everything was going as expected, got a new ultrasound picture to obsess over, and learned that a male OBGYN is A-OK.

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  1. Anne Says:

    Congratulations! Just marvelous!

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