Wednesday, May 6, 2009

So, this is really going to interfere with my diet...

But so totally worth it, don't you think?
I take back everything I ever said about how crazy I thought mothers were (and fathers, for that matter) for ever wanting a second child. I'm just going to chalk that one up to sleep deprivation and a few other things going on those first few months of Amelia's life.

I think the second you hear your child's heartbeat, you know just how precious any new life is. We are really excited about this new chapter in our lives. It truly is a miracle considering our past history with pregnancies.

So, the details are this: the due date is November 19, but I will deliver about 10 days before that. The perinatologist's (high risk OB) best guess at gender is that it's a girl, but obviously it's still early. However, he said he is rarely wrong. So, Brad is once again feeling like he's never going to retire, but he is reassurred thinking that he will have 2 daughters that will take care of him when he's old.

We have done some routine genetic screenings and are waiting for results. The doctor feels like everything on the sonogram looks great. He recommended a 20 week ultrasound be done for everyone's peace of mind due to Amelia's health issues.

Please pray that we have a healthy baby and that everything continues to progress well.

10 Talk to Me:

The McDowells

Yeayyyyyyyy!!!! How exciting! Congratulations! I have to admit, it crossed my mind the other day when you said Brad would help you in the cradle because you said "he needed to to get used to it."


Well, we know you guys make wonderfully sweet babies and can't wait for this one to arrive. Oh and I called all girls from the beginning!! Brad, God has a sense of humor!! Love you guys!


CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am so excited for ya'll!! And I totally agree with Kelly on this one..Brad you gotta laugh now, HA!!

Maria Peterson

This is the best news I've heard in a long time! I am so thrilled for all of you! I know Amelia will make the most devine big sister! Her eyes always light up when Brody is in the room! You better sign this baby up for preschool now so I can get my arms around her (him--for Brad)!! I can't wait to met this miracle from God!!
Lots of hugs, prayers and kisses!!
Ms. Maria


CONGRATULATIONS! I am so happy for you guys!!!


OMG!!! Congratulations! I am so excited for you guys and for Amelia! She will be such a good big sis!


I hope that baby is so sweet!

Catherine T

Me too Easton!


I'm so excited, Cat! It's so fun to see the ultrasound picture. By the way you have the sweetest little girl! I enjoyed holding her at dinner tonight.


Whoooohoooo. Congrats, we are so happy for you guys!

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