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First Ultrasound 02/16/2012

Feb 16, 2012 - 10 comments

First of all...thank you so much for you thoughts and has been a long 2.5 weeks waiting to see what is going on in there! LOL!

So the first thing the doctor said was "You have twins!"

OMG! We were so excited!

Twin A measures 7 weeks 1 day (we are 7 weeks 0 days) and 154 heartbeats per minute).
Twin B measures 6 weeks 4 days and the heartbeat was 68 beats.

The doctor said Twin B may flourish and 'take off' but he said more than likely it is a vanishing twin.

I am beyond happy that we have a strong healthy baby...but sad that this second little one may not make it wrong to feel so conflicted? Has anyone ever  heard of a baby starting out a little 'slow' and suddenly starts to flourish? Just trying to stay hopeful I guess.

I know everything is always in God's hands...I just have to keep reminding myself HIS will WILL be done.

Ladies...thank you again for your thoughts and prayers...they mean more to me than anything! :-)

Lots of love,

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by sadiegirl69, Feb 16, 2012
Hey..congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  This is such wonderful news.  I don't have any experience or stories to share with you regarding the twin question.  I hope it works out.  You are so blessed and I am so happy for you.  

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by sadiegirl69, Feb 16, 2012
OH, and I meant to say that your feelings are completely normal!!  What ever you may be not feel guilty about that.

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by mjmom69, Feb 16, 2012
How wonderful! I'm so happy for you. I hope the 2nd little guy makes it. Take care!

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by mhv, Feb 16, 2012

I have waited so long for this post!  :)

I am so happy for you!  I do not have any experience with the vanishing twin, but I will say tons of prayers that your lil one florishes and catches up.  I will keep everything crossed!  Fingers, toes, arms, legs, eyes.... I really hope they catch up.  Do not feel quilty for any of your feelings!  You are just praying that both of your children are healthy, and thrive.  And it is perfectly normal to be so grateful that 1 is.  

When is your next scan???   I will be thinking of you and your 2 lil ones.  

Here's to hoping when you go for your next scan, there are 2 happy healthy lil ones!


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by SeptemberBound, Feb 16, 2012

Congrats on your little ones, this is wonderful news. I'm with the other ladies and do not have any experience with vanishing twins but I pray that everything turns out well.  God has you and your little ones in the palm of his hands and will take care of you.  Stay strong and positive and all things will work out fine.  



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by CarrieannB, Feb 16, 2012
Maria Congratulations!!!
What wonderful news.  I too have not had any experience of a vanishing twin, however we will all be praying for you that this little one just steps up and to catch up with its beautiful sibling.
Sending you absolutely buckets of H&H baby dust.

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by butterflybabies, Feb 16, 2012
During the first few weeks of this pregnancy I had thought about vanashing twin and how I'd feel about it. And what you are feeling is normal. When I thought about it I wouldve felt the same. Happy but sad at the same time. I will keep you in my prayers and hope the little one catches up!  Sending you big hugs!!

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by plumber43, Feb 17, 2012
   Congratulations Momma! I'm praying for your twin to catch up! Keep the faith, we've all been through so much! H&h 9 months!
Love Melanie!

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by Keep_alive_kicking, Feb 17, 2012
This is excellent news!!! Let's hope that the second baby makes it and becomes a beautiful baby also. If it is not meant to happen it will not happen. As you said it is in God's hands now. It is so nice that you managed to see them both.

Sending you a big hug !!! When is your next ultrasound ?


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by marsi2, Feb 17, 2012
Thanks again to each and every one of all make me so happy and grateful...I can't even express it enough!

Our next ultrasound will be Thursday, March 1st. Doctor said we will know everything then.

Giant hugs to you all!


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