Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Our Sonogram

This morning, I dropped Ajay off at school but had a quick word with his teacher.  Would she mind if I snagged Ajay out of class for a little while so he could be present at the sonogram?  Of course she wouldn't mind!! 

So I went home w/ Alex and started drinking lots of water.  Oy, the water! 

Around 10, Biju left work and swung by to pick Alex and I up then we stopped by school to get Ajay.  We got checked in and the sonographer quickly got us in.  We got a good peek at the baby as she took some measurements.  I loved seeing the baby's hand up to it's mouth.  The sonographer took a good hard look to see if Baby was sucking it's thumb - she didn't think it was but it was awfully close.  



5 Little Piggies on this foot~ 


Can you see the spine along the bottom of the pic?  Then the femur, knee, shin bone, ankle, foot ..... 


The baby weighed in at around 12 ounces. Everything looked good and all the measurements were in the "normal" range, which was a comfort.   We saw it squirming all over.  Actually, when we first arrived, the head was up and a little to the left of my belly button.  Awhile later, the head was down towards my right hip!  The sonographer sent us home with a few video clips of the baby moving around, but I don't know how to edit out all of my personal information.  If I can figure that out, I'll post it here so you all can see the little one dancing around. 

Many of you are wondering if we got the "money shot" - Biju and I had been going back and forth, trying to decide if we were going to find out the gender or not.  In the end, we decided to find out.  We thought it would be nice to be prepared.  Plus, we're not good at secrets.  We are, however, going to keep it a secret from you for a little while longer.  Don't worry, we won't make you wait until birth (I'm certain I would slip sometime between now and then anyhow!) but we are going to make you wait about a week - maybe less, because - I'm not good at secrets!!!  What I want YOU to do is take part in our poll.  Do you think we're having a boy or a girl?  For added fun, leave a comment for us and let us know what you voted for! 

16 comments:

lisa said...

Why Oh Why do you torture me like this.....it's no fair :)~ I voted for a girl....just because that's what I'm hoping for....so you can have dressess, bows and pig tails!!!!

The Rouse House said...

I voted boy. If it was a girl I don't think you'd be able to keep it a secret for a minute!

ErinC said...

GIRL!

Sarah Hanna said...

my vote is for girl too!! Oh i hope its a girl. Joy finds out friday and me moday. this is so fun!

Michelle said...

I voted boy even though I want it to be a girl really bad!! Upon close examination of the last picture, I think I see boy parts. Also, I think Angie's right about you not being able to wait if it was a girl!

Caitlin said...

Wait before I guess what was the heartbeat? I cant believe you are not going to tell us for a week! Thats not fair! Anyway heartbeat and then i will give my guess!

Mom said...

Girl, because "she" keeps popping out of my mouth whenever I talk about the baby, and of course, because that's what we'd love to see you with! Besides, I had that dream, remember? A little girl with dark hair and dark eyes ...

~Deborah~ said...

I voted girl! I keep feeling like you are going to have another boy so you know that means opposite of what I feel, lol!

Anonymous said...

I still think girl. But initially because I didn't see in boy parts in the last pic. However, on closer examination, it looks like the baby is not laying on her back but rather on her side not showing us anything close to what we want to see (or not see).

mommyjoymarie said...

I'm with Angie! I voted boy. :)

Kyle said...

I vote boy too!

Bridget Young said...

Hmm. I'm not at all sure but I will guess you are going to follow in Caity's footsteps and have a GIRL.

Shelly said...

Count the five of us as girl votes (even though "A" doesn't know she's voting)! heehee

Anonymous said...

Dorcas thinks it is a girl.

Anonymous said...

Dorcas thinks it is a girl.

Erin said...

GIRL!!!!