Friday, November 02, 2007

It's (going to be) a...

Hello world!!!

Well, Sweetie had her 2nd trimester ultrasound on Wednesday afternoon (yep, that's right, Halloween). Kiddo and I were both there--usually, they won't let kids into the ultrasound room--too much of a distraction, and if something ends up being wrong they don't have to worry about what they do or say in front of the kid. Smart policy, but I'm glad they waived it in our case--one of the perks to being married to an OB/GYN nurse!

And we found out that we're having a girl.

I couldn't be happier. Literally. Kiddo is going to have a sister. I'm going to be a daddy to a little girl. I smile whenever I think about it. And I can't stop thinking about it.

Hmmm...I need to start saving up for a shotgun.

Just kidding. Mostly.

They printed out some still pictures for us, and we also got a video of what the ultrasonographer saw. Those of you who have ever sat in on an ultrasound know of which I speak when I say that the still pics just don't do it justice. We got to see her sucking her thumb, and watched her do flips and cartwheels for us. She was really moving around.

No wonder Sweetie's been feeling sick to her stomach. Can't even imagine.

We do have a name picked out, but we're going to keep that to ourselves until after the baby's born. Gotta have some sense of surprise for folks.

And so the countdown continues to February 28, 2008.



hereistand said...

Are you certain the countdown isn't to FEB ***29*** 2008??? BTW, you can borrow my sidearm, if necessary.

A BEAUTIFUL girl!!! Another Gift from God!!!!

May God continue to bless you ...... and give you strength.


LutherPunk said...

congrats! having a daughter is awesome!!!

Anonymous said...

Is it just me, or does it look like she has kangaroo feet in the picture?? :)'d think I'd be used to looking at those things by now...
Love you!
Lil' Sis

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Hot Cup Lutheran said...

congratulations! just please refrain from decorating the nursery in red-sox will ya?

Trish said...

Hey! That's exciting news! When my sister was pregnant the first time, they told her she was going to have a girl, too. And now she has two beautiful baby BOYS! Ha. :) But hey, whatever. I'm excited for you. Later.