I have an amnio this morning. I’m nervous. Not for the pain/discomfort, giving myself a shot every day has prepped me for that. I’m mostly nervous about the results. Dr. Risky wants to make sure The Acrobat’s lungs are mature since gestational diabetes can slow down development in that area. I’m also a little nervous that the amnio itself will cause my water to break, and then it won’t matter how mature his lungs are – he’ll be coming.
I’ve mentally prepped for this amnio by not thinking about it at all and staying as busy as my restricted activity level will allow. Totally healthy! I never wanted an amnio when I was earlier in pregnancy because of my history of my water breaking early, but since I’m at the end the risk for that is totally different. Plus, Dr. Risky and her whole staff have been acting very cool and casual about the whole thing, so I’m just copying them. They’re the experts!
I asked Mike to take a few pictures of me and Annabel yesterday…I’ve been soaking this kid up, knowing that it’s going to be so busy in the next few weeks and months, and I just wanted a few more pictures of the two of us before The Acrobat arrives.
She makes me so happy.
Then she said, “Mama, let’s show Daddy our bellies. Wouldn’t that be special?”
Labeling something as “special” is her new thing, and it cracks me up.
Fingers crossed for a good amnio and result…I’ll keep you all posted.
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Becca Masters says:
Loving her face! Her expression has made my day
Good luck with your amnio!
very cute pic which will bring you and annie lots of giggles in the future. sending good wishes and feeling so much joyful anticipation at the birth of your son! can’t wait to read the tweet or FB post announcing mom and baby are fine and letting us all know the long awaited name! so glad you carried this baby all the way through and remained pretty healthy except for the nausea and vomiting. good for you!
Those pictures are eSPESCIALly cute and precious!!
Many, many people will be sending you their good thoughts, best wishes, prayers, and love for you to soak in during the amnio…myself among them. Hoping all that jumping around has done nothing but strengthen and grow the Acrobat’s lungs so they are nice and healthy.
The tummy pictures make me SMILE!!! Good luck today Heather. I know it’s going to be great news and soon that little boy will be snug in your arms!!! Thinking of you….
Good luck today, Mama Spohr! You look especially radiant given how rough this pregnancy has been on you. Not long now.
Good luck with the amnio! These pictures are so special! I love them!
Oh these photos make my heart happy! So SPECIAL!! And good luck today!
Priceless. Love her face!!
Love this. Thinking of you today.
Love these pictures so much! You look great Heather. Good luck with the amnio, I’m sure the acrobats lungs are doing great.
Susannah @ Petunia Face says:
That last pic is all kinds of adorable.
Sending you happy, healthy lung vibes!
Good luck with your amnio!! Love your sweet mama-Annie pics, especially the belly ones!
I bet the most special and amazing photo will be the one (30 years from now) when Annie is pregnant with her first and you have this framed photo of Annie’s belly and then her very bloated/pregnant belly.
Love the pictures of you two – so “special” indeed Good luck with your amnio. I am 100% sure that everything will go perfectly well with the procedure and the results! I keep wondering who will deliver first – me or you? or perhaps we’ll end up delivering on the same day. Hey, you never know. I’m due on the 29th….and you could go early. So it’s possible
Thinking about you and hoping everything went well. Sending lots of good thoughts too!
my goodness!!!! she is thee cutest and is going to make the BEST big sister ever!!!
can’t wait to “meet” the acrobat and know his name..
Dr. Risky is the amino expert, you are in great hands.
Hope it all went well, can’t wait for the “welcome to the world” post.
Love the pics of you and Annie.
Praying that no update means it has all been good news for you today!