There's a footsie! How cute!
And I am told there is a leg there somewhere.
I guess I see it, but it's a little strange looking.
Baby A (on the bottom) has moved into a terribly uncomfortable position for Mom. This baby is laying right where my right leg meets my pelvis, and let me tell you...standing up is PAINFUL! Also, Baby B is laying horizontally across my belly and ever so kindly kicking Baby A in the head. It's already begun! Baby B had no qualms about this either as we saw on the ultrasound screen. So anyway, all of that means that I am definitely starting to feel some of the pains of pregnancy. The morning sickness is gone though, but I still deal with heart burn and tiredness. Neither of these are going to get better, but that's quite alright.
I asked Mellilo about the check-up schedule and I will go in every 2 weeks with an ultrasound every other time I go. Or every 4 weeks. I have a level II ultrasound at Riverside Hospital scheduled for 2:00pm on August 29th and then we will go from there.
I am especially excited for this ultrasound because we will most likely have the sexes confirmed. That's right, confirmed. Which means he told us today what he thinks we're having. He said, "I am 90% sure that one is a girl. And I'm 70% sure they both are." It's looking like two girls! (There would be an exclamation point at the end of that sentence regardless of what preceeds it, by the way.) But, don't go out and buy pink everything! It's still a little early to be sure. We'll let you know in a couple weeks.
And also, don't go out buying all pink things because, though pink is one of my favorite colors, the rainbow is a wonderful thing. I'm going to take a moment to expound upon my thinking here. Just so it's recorded for the future. Pink and blue are great, but so are red, purple, green, brown, yellow, etc. And there are totally cute girlie things that contain blue. It's okay. Color variety is good. ALSO...no matchy-matchy please. These babies are their own people. Fraternal or identical (which we can't know for 100% sure until they are born, but most likely fraternal), they are still different people. And I want to treat them as such. Will they get matching outfits? I'm sure they will. Will they be called "The Twins"? I'm sure they will. In fact, I'll probably do it here and there. Will I have a stroke if these things happen? Absolutely not. But let's try to keep it as individual as possible. Thank you.
Having said that, I am now going to look for pink things online. :) Like I said, I like pink.