Welcome Spot!

Today was supposed to be a post about my 37th week of pregnancy, however baby Turner, henceforth known as Mildred Jane, decided to show up early. My water broke about 8:45 on Thursday night, and Mildred was born on Friday morning.  And because everyone always wants to know, the official statistics were as follows: Mildred Read More …

35 Weeks

Yesterday marked 35 weeks of pregnancy.  It was a pretty calm week at the office, which was much appreciated since Spot found another way to cause problems. For some unknown reason, my blood pressure was high at last Friday’s NST (Non-Stress Test). Spot looked fine, of course, but the increase in blood pressure meant that Read More …

33 Weeks

We’re at 33 weeks! That means that we only have 3 more weeks to full-term!  It’s been a bit of a busy week for Spot.  We had Baptism class last Thursday night, a non-stress test at our regular OB on Friday, and Tuesday morning we had another anatomy scan.  And since we hadn’t had one Read More …

30 Weeks

I’m 30 weeks along now and have managed to keep myself from being hospitalized for a whole week since my release. Yea!  I am still having pain on my right side, and my liver enzyme levels are still off, but the doctors can’t seem to find a cause.  At this point, they believe it to Read More …

24 Weeks – That’s 6 Months, People!

First, the important stuff — I have super good news to report about all the bloodwork I had to have done last week.  It came back negative for the infectious diseases and genetic abnormalities they were testing for!  Right now that means we get to move on with the thought that Spot is just a Read More …

23 Weeks

This week was our first visit to Perinatology (or the high-risk obstetrician).  It was a long appointment – almost 4 whole hours, most of which was spent on doing ultrasound scans of Spot.   Her anatomy all still looks good, but unfortunately, you can’t use an ultrasound to determine if she is small just because Read More …