Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Appointment and Disappointment

We had our first appointment with the OB/GYN yesterday. Everything went really smoothly, and I was not required to repeat all the lab work and exams that I had already done at the Health Department for my midwife risk assessment. That was nice.

We really liked our doctor, even if he was a bit chatty. Once they find out your husband is a doctor, the conversation can kind of stray! It was fine, though, and we feel really comfortable with him as our doctor. He is very confident in his own abilities, and he was confident in ME. I really like that kind of support--especially when it comes to birthin' babies. Because really, I am the one who does all the work anyway. :)

The disappointment was that we did not get to have an ultrasound because he doesn't do them in his office, so we have a separate appointment to have that done next week. In the future, I will have ultrasounds every month to check on the babies and make sure they're both getting enough to eat. These appointments will be right before my doctor's appointment, so I won't have to make the trip twice. Thank you!

We got to hear their heartbeats. It really might be one of the most beautiful sounds in the world. To hear two was comforting--I'm glad they're both okay in there. I've felt them flutter around a bit, but at this stage of the game, it isn't regular enough to gauge anything by it. My blood pressure is stellar, and so far, my weight gain is great. I'm right where I should be...hope I can keep it that way. :)

We ate Indian food last night for dinner since we were in the city, and it was delish. But there was this obnoxious woman who came in to do a take-out order. She was talky-talky and passive-aggressive, and it was so sweet because Dave caught my eye and said, "I love you so much." I laughed. I guess he's glad I'm not as neurotic as that lady. :)

Well, stay tuned for a post on Twins 101. The facts, the myths, and the common questions that I get asked almost EVERY day.


  1. Fun!!! Can't wait to see pics of the tiny Geidlbots! :-)
    Really?!?! You're already getting questions every day...crazy! It's amazing how being a mom of multiples instantly gives you a platform...kind of awesome, really. Of all my friends...you're the one that can me a mom of multiples and do it well...you're AMAZING! You are very resourceful, smart & do mommy duties (a lil nacho for ya) well.

  2. Well, you do get to go on your own day of shopping at the consignment sales now, Moms of Multiples! ;) I am excited for your ultrasound and more trips to LR...I'm a little selfish!

  3. Well, It's amazing how being a mom of multiples instantly gives you a platform. Awesome!


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