A few weeks later, and it was back to the doctor for another check. This time, we walked away with our another souvenir photograph, and our little baby officially became known as ‘Peanut’.
It was too early to see much on the last ultrasound, so it was back to the doctor’s office for another one a few weeks later. Turns out that this scan was going to be a real treat. As the doctor did the scan, he turned on the audio. Next thing we knew, we heard a little tiny heartbeat. We could even watch the heartbeat on the screen, a small cluster of pixels blinking in black-and-white.
Seeing your child’s heartbeat for the first time is a remarkable moment. My Facebook status said it all.
Now the nervous first few months had started, where you spend every minute filled with anxiety, hoping and praying that the pregnancy will be a healthy one. And when you spend time dreaming up big dreams for your little boy or girl…