Monday, February 04, 2008

16 Week Fly By

Had my 16 week checkup today. Nothing too exciting - blood pressure low (as usual), barely any weight gain (yay!), and baby's heartrate was in the 140's. Although I had a little bit of a worry when the medical assistant couldn't find the heartbeat, but the midwife found it right away. Turns out the assistant wasn't looking high enough! I also decided to waive the AFP test as I did with both prior pregnancies. So no worrying about those results...

So my next appointment isn't for another four weeks but I did get my order for my anatomy ultrasound to have done in my 18th or 19th week. I plan on scheduling it for sometime during the 19th week but need to confer with Jason on it before I call for an appointment. So hopefully, with any luck, we'll know if it's an Elmo or a Chloe in just 3 weeks!

Oh and I've also been feeling movement for almost 2 weeks. Very subtle but definitely the baby! I swear I felt it with Bryce at 13 weeks but not with Caroline till 18 (typical first baby timing...). So right on schedule, I suppose.

3 comments:

Mom said...

I'm sure another heatlhy baby. Bravo on the no weight gain.

bracken said...

wow no weight gain..way to go. Are you exercising like you were ore pregnancy?

Erika said...

I didn't say NO weight gain the entire pregnancy - I think I'm up like 6 lbs, just not much this time. :)