Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Ultrasound!

We went in for our ultrasound today and after having to drink 40 oz. of water and wait an uncomfortably long period of time, we got to see our baby for the first time and it's a boy!
The images are hard to decipher, but it was still really neat to see the little one on the screen and amazing to realize that little baby is inside me. They estimated the due date within four days of the original date, so there aren't going to be any changes there. Can't wait to actually meet him!

Chris calls this first ultrasound photo 'Skeletor Baby' :)

Here's one with the baby's legs crossed:


A close-up of a little hand....

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Like a kid at Christmas!

I can think of nothing other than the ultrasound appointment we have this Tuesday! I'm really excited to finally have a chance to see the baby that's been bouncing around inside me. Of course I also hope the baby will cooperate and let us see whether we're having a boy or a girl. If not, I'm not sure what I'll do. I guess just wait 20 weeks to see, but that will be so tough. I think I have my heart set on knowing now. The difficult part is going to be not telling my family for a week. Rikki (my soon to be sister-in-law) told me she wanted to hear something in person so I agreed to wait until we get to Florida for their wedding to tell them the sex of the baby. It'll be a lot of fun to have everyone together, but I just think it'll be hard to wait that long without someone finding out.
Chris and I spent this weekend trying to add things to a baby registry. It was a little overwhelming but still fun. We've been looking at infant car seats and strollers for awhile so knew what we were going to get. The rest of it was just walking around BabiesRus and trying to figure it out on the fly. I think it'll take a few more trips!
Today we went to a consignment shop that a friend of Chris' told him about. It's all 'gently used' items for babies and children. We just feel like there are some things we'll only be using for 6 months and if we can get a better deal with something used and in good shape...why not? We didn't find much this time but will definitely be checking back.
Can't wait for Tuesday!