Friday, July 10, 2009

First OB visit/11w2d

Well I had my first OB appointment today. My wonderful mom went with me since Brandon had surgery. The doctor made me feel much better! He was not at all worried about my hematoma. He said as the baby gets bigger it stretches out making it bleed more. He told me that mine is so small now (about the size of your thumbnail) that it shouldn't bleed much longer. It's so crazy that so much blood can come from something so small!! He said that I should get back to exercising 24 hours after it stops bleeding. I will be so happy to get back to doing that!! It's been about 9 weeks since I've exercised and that is NOT LIKE ME:) We are going to have an ultrasound in 2 weeks to check the hematoma out and make sure it's getting smaller.
He asked me if i had any questions and my only one was about the belly hair;) He laughed and said that was normal. He said that I could bleach or nair it off after 13 weeks. 2 more weeks and then I'll feel so much better;)
We then went to the procedure room and I had my routine pap..yay (eyes rolling)!! Then he pulled out the doppler. He felt my stomach first and said there's a small bump..I bet that's where the baby is! He put the Doppler on it and found the heartbeat right away!! He said that was a wonderful sign and it drops my miscarriage rate to 1%. My mom said I'm so glad you told her that!! Overall it was a great appointment and it made me feel much better. I wish we could have had the ultrasound today so my mom could have seen CM..but I guess I'm just spoiled from my weekly ultrasounds at RE's office!!
After the appointment my mom and I met my dad for lunch. My meatless lunch was great..I had Yaki Udon with no meat!! Overall it was a great day!! THanks MOM!!! i LOVE YOU;)
I also discovered that I throw up the mornings that I have to wake up early. My 9 week appointment was early and I threw up. This morning I woke up early and of course threw up. So now I'm even happier that I have been off for the majority of the 1st trimester or it would have been A LOT worse;)
Thanks to everyone who commented on my last post..you always make me feel better!! I did order a doppler by the way. I ordered it the day before my bleeding episode but it hasn't come in yet! Tonight is my monthly girls card night! I hope everyone has a great night!

11 comments:

ashley said...

I'm glad your appointment went well and that your mom went with you. Your doctor sounds really nice. About the belly hair, I swear I have enough on mine to keep me warm in the winter. I shaved it. Hopefully it goes away after the pregnancy. ;)

Stace said...

Aww sounds like a GREAT appointment and, more importantly, a great relief for you!!! Take it easy, sleep late (YAY for another reason to sleep), and have a great weekend!!

And let's not talk about belly hair... :)

sweetpeanme said...

1%??!!! That's awesome!! The odds are DEFINITELY in your favor...*breathe sigh of relief!*

Here's to a happy pregnancy!!! (belly hair and all) *wink*

Amber said...

glad to hear your appt went so well:)

Carrie said...

YAY for ordering a Doppler. You are going to LOVE it.

So glad the OB was good! Have a great weekend, rest easy Mama!

Melissa said...

You will LOVE the doppler. When I got mine in the mail we had all the family gather around and listen to her heart beat...AMAZING. Now that I think back I should have recorded it.

twondra said...

I'm sooo glad things went well and the appointment was full of good news!!! Yay!! You've got such a wonderful mom!!

Good Egg Hunting said...

I'm SO glad you got the reassurance you needed! I really hope that the bleeding stops for you soon so you can enjoy the rest of your pregnancy -- I know how nerve-wracking it is to see and how it keeps you from exhaling.

And oh, that belly hair. Glad to hear you can bleach soon! I am going to ask my doctor about it on Wednesday when I see her and see what she has to say....

Where's Baby? said...

Thank you!!! :)

My Quest said...

Glad all went well.
It is well with you. God will perfect and complete what he has started

I Believe in Miracles said...

Sounds like a great first apt! Yeah.