I had the most amazing day yesterday. It was our elective ultra sound for week 14 (just a few days shy) at a local place called Bellysimo. We decided that since we had a long time between seeing the babies at week 11 till week 20 that we would go to Bellysimo and do their "Angle of The Dangle" scan. At around week 14 they will guess the gender of your baby(ies) based on the genital tublular growth. Early on it will either point upwards -indicating a boy, or downwards -indicating a girl. Then we get to return at week 17 or 18 for them to tell us the genders for sure.
We got our guesses yesterday and they were pretty positive they knew what both Baby A and Baby B are. We are keeping it a secret until we return for our week 17 ultrasound. Mainly because our parents are going to come to that ultrasound and we want them to be surprised -so only Rob and I get to know for now.
When we walked in for our ultra sound there was a card waiting for us. In the card many of our friends and coworkers had left us an amazing surprise- a gift card to cover our ultra sounds and enough money left over for a spa session or another ultra sound even.
When I found out who's idea it was to put together the gift card and leave it for us there I text her and thanked her. That's when she told me the most amazing thing. She said that she woke up in the morning and knew it was something she had to do so she didn't think it was a gift from her or even her idea- she felt like God told her to do it.
How amazing and special is that? It brought tears to my eyes even before I got to see the babies. To know so many people- so many of our friends- are thinking of us and supporting us in our journey. It was just such a special gift. I couldn't say thank you enough, because truly there really aren't words available to describe how I felt. Speechless.
Below I will share a couple pictures from our ultra sound and talk about the babies more- so if you aren't in a good place no worries. Take a look at these beautiful flowers. Here in Jersey we got some snow and ice over night in the middle of April, so if you are experiencing weather anything like we are you could use some flowers right now!
Here they are! My littles. Baby A was reaching out to grab Baby B's hand in this one. The photo is a little grainy, but you can clearly see there little hands reaching for one another. We got to see that they have all of their fingers- and that Baby B is a thumb sucker.
I will say that the 3d/4d ultra sound this early shows images that only a mother can love. Their faces slightly resemble that of the predator. I still thought they were adorable even when Baby B turned and seemingly looked at us and smiled.
I really can't wait to see them again in 3 weeks and see just how much they have grown. May 7th is our next ultra sound and that is when I will let you all know what they are :)
We are so excited and blessed to have these two littles as a part of our life. We really couldn't be happier <3