Friday, October 17, 2008

Snakes/Snails/Puppy Dog Tails

We found out this morning that we are going to have a boy! His umbilical cord was right in the way for most of the scan, so our nurse-midwife wants to double check the gender as well as some other things at the next appointment. However, I got a clear glimpse towards the end of the show and there isn't any doubt in my mind. We are going to have a son!

This news and the fact that I've been tending Pearl through a throwing-up bug has made it all kinds of an exciting and emotional day. Poor girl was clingy and tearful and unreasonable getting ready for the appointment, and on the way home she threw up in her car seat - a real 'aha, that's what's going on' moment. She is, thankfully, feeling much better now.

Ultrasounds are such neat things. It's so neat to see your little one wiggling away, putting an image to what you feel from the inside, to catch a glimpse of a little hand, an ear, toes...

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10 Comments:

Anonymous gearhead mama said...

Congrats on your son! I hope Pearl is feeling better soon.

2:23 PM  
Blogger sarahgrace said...

Oh yay! Congrats, that is so cool! Hope Pearl feels better soon.

11:35 PM  
Blogger christina said...

YAY! We're both having boys. Love it!

As you know, I'm biased towards thinking boys are pretty freakin' cool.

I hope Pearl feels better. Is she excited about being a big sister?

5:03 PM  
Blogger Love Squalor said...

i saw his sweet little toes on flickr! congratulations!!

5:08 PM  
Anonymous Stephanie @ bizziemommy.com said...

Congrats on the upcoming arrival. I have both a girl and a boy and wouldn't have it any other way. A good balance of the sexes!

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