Thursday, June 05, 2008

new addition to our family


You may or you may not have been wondering why I have been a little absent from blogging in the last couple of months. Well, that is because I have been busy growing a little one inside of me. Let me tell you - it's been hard work but a joy. Especially when today we got to have our second scan and got our first picture for the family album. They didn't scan in great so I will try and post them up again tonight but my hubby currently has the pictures at work ;) If you click on them you can see them a bit better.

We are just over 12 weeks and are very excited/a little bit nervous. I had an 8 week scan but all you could really see was a little peanut with a heartbeat. This time we got to see so much more - well when the little wriggly stopped moving which it bearly did so it wasn't easy getting those shots let me tell ya. We saw a head. a body, eyes (a little bit alien like but hey he/she is only 12 weeks old - they will start to move closer together anytime now), a spine, 2 legs, 2 feet with correct number of toes, 2 arms, 2 hands, 10 fingers and a brain. It was great!

In the second picture you can see a little wave or high five to the camera - for all it's fans (Mummy and Daddy to be anyway) and the other pic is a side profile - that was NOT easy to get.

Anyhoo, so far so good. Plus the awful nausea that I have been feeling seems to slowly be easing - Praise the Lord.

We feel very blessed by God to have conceived so quickly after last time, please pray with us that this baby might be healthy and grow to know our Lord and Saviour. Our next scan in 7 weeks will be the one where we get to check all the bits and bobs to make sure everything really is OK. We chose not to have all the tests they do at 12 weeks to tell you whether you are high or low risk of a down syndrome baby. God has already written in his book what will become of this little life so we are trusting him and whatever he has planned - but prayers would be appreciated.

17 comments:

emily said...

AHHH!!!!! Congratulations!!! I'm so happy and excited for you! I will pray for this little lovely baby! Love you!

Ruth said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

LOVE the pics gorgeous, and can't wait to meet this little precious one.

Dominic said...

Dear Nixter, Praise God ! Cheers, Dominic & Cathie

RodeoClown said...

That's awesome news Nix!

Hope it all goes well for you guys.,

God Bless.

Dave Miers said...

great news nixter!!
praise God!

Guthers said...

yay! congratulations! great news!

SamR said...

That is good news!

Tracy said...

So neat to get to see the US pics! Congratulations to you both. Can't wait to see more of that little one. :o)

Hannah said...

congrats!!!!

Lara said...

Congratulations Nixter! I'm so happy for you and SP! Fabulous news. And good to hear that the nausea is starting to ease. Hang in there!

Bonnie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! That is such lovely news.

onlinesoph said...

congratulations nixter! That is wonderful news.

CraigS said...

Congratulations!

Giraffe Pen (기린 만년필) said...

WOW!!!! I can relate to your happiness 100% I hope your bub is healthy and comes to know the great love of Christ :)

sophg said...

Can't wait to cuddle the gorgeous thing xx

Ray said...

Congratulations Nix, and to SP as well. All the best.

kristina said...

Congratulations! I am so happy for you.