|Those are the two embryos we transferred, both grade1! That's the highest quality when it comes to cell count|
Lucky for us there were NOT wrong! Her HCG levels came back soaring and things were looking fantastic. That meant Jimmy and I had a baby on the way! My sister had a niece or nephew on the way! This was so exciting!
Things took a turn a few Fridays later we were about 5 weeks along when Dani had to leave work early she called me crying saying she felt some pretty bad cramps and was bleeding. She was pretty upset (as anyone would be) she had never experienced this with her first pregnancy and we all were concerned that maybe this was a miscarriage.
We called the Dr. and he didn't seem overly concerned but wanted Dani to come in for an early ultrasound to take a look. We went in immediately the following morning. I was a wreck inside, just super nervous and deflated. As positive as I can be in life I had become someone I didn't recognize anymore, I was so negative everything I said about the situation had become sour and not happy. I did my best though to be happy and try to keep a smile for my sister because she I know was scared and seeing her in pain isn't fun.
We started the ultra sound and Dr. Young told us almost immediately, "ahh, I see your problem here, you have a blood clot, not a big deal at all those happen you will be fine and look I can already see the baby's heart beat at only 5 weeks!"
Then he dropped this A-Bomb on us...
"Well I can see that babies heart beat, not seeing one on the second baby yet, but that's okay we are only 5 weeks, perfectly normal."
We all got quite and Dani said something like, are you telling me there are two babies in there?!
He confirmed that indeed their were! We were having twins! He even printed us a first look at the two little embryos growing in her belly.
You cant even really see them! They are the size of an orange seed here. An ORANGE SEED... that's tiny. Dr Young told us to keep our 6 week appointment for the following week just to see if we can see little Baby B.'s heart beat.
A few days went by and we made the haul back up to the fertility center. By haul I mean down the street from Jim and me, but an hour drive for Dani. At this point Dani has had no pain at all since Friday when she had the spotting and cramps so she is feeling pretty good other than some morning sickness.
We did the ultra sound and immediately it was different than only a few days prior! Now they are the size of a pea... much bigger than a damn orange seed! And I could see two flashing lights, that was the heart beats. Baby A. had a heart beat of 103 and Baby B. had a heart beat of 105. Both perfect for only 6 weeks along. They had already grown so much in just a matter of days... it was insane!
|See em in there? they are the size of PEAS!|
TWINS TWINS TWINS TWINS TWINS!
I need everyone's prayers being that it's early on, these two babies will be rock stars!
|Photo by Amanda Campbell of Blissful Moments Photography|