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Monday, August 11, 2008

I Fell in Love Today

Oh yes, I did! With ten little toes and one little nose. We got to see our baby for the first time this morning! In black and white anyway. I had an ultrasound and we were able to see our little one very clearly. We saw his/her sweet little nose and toes and he/she kept putting his/her hands up in front of his/her face.
It was amazing!

The midwife who did the scan said they don't tell you the sex of the baby because they are wrong so often!
We have to go back in a few weeks for a more detailed scan so maybe they will be able to tell at that time. But for now it was enough for us to see his/her face.

I felt the baby move for sure yesterday. I've thought I've felt it before but I wasn't sure. But yesterday was defiantly little kicks!

Alicia shared this sweet poem with me when we found out we were expecting. Then she put it on her blog when she shared her good news.
Here it is a poem "from" the baby.


"I do not have a face to see,
Or put inside a frame.
I do not have soft cheeks to kiss,
I don't yet have a name.
You can't yet hold my tiny hands,
'Nor whisper in my ear.
It's still too soon to sing a song,
or cuddle me so near. But all will change come January,
That’s when they say I'm due.
I'm your new addition,
I can't wait to meet you.
All I ask between now and then
Is your patience while I grow.
I promise I'll be worth the wait,
Because of all the love we'll know.
I cannot wait to be a part
Of this wonderful family!"

7 comments:

Becky K. said...

Ultrasounds are wonderful things...babies are even better!

Glad things are progressing well.

Becky K.

Alicia said...

Oh wow! I fell in love too at my first one, I cant wait for my 12 week one in a couple weeks!!! The wait is so hard!! So glad the baby is doing well and you are feeling little kicks!!!

P.S. I watched a documentary called, "In the Womb" and wow its amazing what God is doing to our little babies that are growing in us! You should see it if you get the chance!!

by Ashlee & Her Mommee, said...

AWESOME!

so do you have names picked out? will you do a bible name again?

so cool!

love your posts!

anna

Auntie Sherri said...

Yay! Glad to hear everything went well. But I just don't know why you kept referring to it as him/her or his/hers....WE KNOW IT IS A GIRL!!!! I AM HAVING A NIECE!!!!! {{{giggles}}} Love you! (and whatever it is you know i will be happy!)

Mrs. Rabe said...

I keep thinking girl too Melissa!

But I can totally picture Elijah with a baby brother too! Wouldn't they be a pair????

So happy everything is going so well.

Aunt Deanna

Crystal said...

What fun!

How are your prenatal visits going?
Are you happy with who you chose?

Hugs & kisses for the Gill family of four! (:Crystal:)

Kelly said...

This is so sweet. I love reading about your pregnancy. My husband and I were not able to conceive and we adopted two wonderful boys, but it so thrills my heart to read your blog posts about your pregnancy -- it's such a wonderful gift from God.