Thursday, July 31, 2008

Latest Checkup

Well with the latest checkup everything again seems to be going well. Cyndi's favorite part is as always listening to the heartbeat, which is getting easier with every appointment. We received a bottle of glucola for the next visit, a lovely orange drink that Cyndi has to drink before the next appointment so that they can check her glucose levels. She is very much looking forward to that ... Below is one of our favorite pictures from the cruise we took earlier in the month, it was taken in the main dining room during the first formal night, as you can see I ordered the steak, but the waiter thought I looked hungry so he also brought me a lobster .. Hope everyone is well

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

We have movement!

So after settling in (unfortunately) from vacation, Cyndi is very happy to announce that she can now feel Kaitlyn kicking. It comes and goes, but Cyndi is getting used to it. Also, as promised, below you will the pictures from our ultrasound.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008


So we finally had our ultrasound today, and as expected we have news. They are 90% sure that we are having a girl! This is great news for both of us, and we will be naming her Kaitlyn Rose Dickinson. During the ultrasound they checked the skeletal structure and internal organs, and everything is looking good. Keep watching, over the next day or so we will be posting the ultrasound pictures and some pics from the cruise (which was great by the way).

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Week 18

This afternoon we had another appointment- my 18 week check up. The usual... weight (ick), blood pressure, etc. Of course, the highlight for us is listening to the heartbeat, which the baby doesn't seem to enjoy. He/she must not appreciate the pressure pushing down, because he/she always squirms away and the doctor has to play chase the heartbeat. He/she is very active. Apparently the heartbeat goes up a little every time the baby moves. Since this happens with our baby we were told we "have a very healthy baby." I also had some more blood drawn for the second half of the screening for Down's Syndrome. This time I didn't almost pass out :-)

Tomorrow we are off to Florida to visit my parents for a few days, then off on a western carribean cruise. When we return, we'll have our ultrasound on July 16. Hopefully we'll find out what we are having then. In the meantime, if anyone wants to hazard a guess of what we're having feel free to e-mail us or leave a comment here. We'd love to see whose right!