Some have asked how were making it. I thought I would wait till next week when we have our next ultra sound, but I can give an update at this point and hopefully just share a good picture with you next week.
I went to the doctor a week ago. So far so good. Our doctor didn't think we would hear heart beats, but thankfully we heard one on the right side and he moved pretty far to the left and we heard another one. He said he didn't think he was chasing one around since he moved so far over, but you never know. Our ultra sound next Tuesday should confirm what he heard.
My appointments should be fairly normal until early fall, with the exception of more ultra sounds to monitor the growth of the babies and make sure they are the same size. After that (unless something unexpected happens sooner) there will be more frequent visits to the doctors office and stress test and potentially even more ultra sounds and checking my progress. The doctor said our goal is to make it to Thanksgiving. He did tell me to be prepared for bed rest at 28 weeks. He had to tell us the best and worse case scenarios. Although I think it could be worse and definitely could be better. I think 28 weeks is a good average for bed rest with twins.
I'm 11 weeks now, and last week I was already measuring 14 weeks. I'm not 14 weeks, just have the belly of a 14 week pregnancy.
The big milestone with twins is 16 weeks. At 10 weeks your chance of miscarriage goes from 1 and 3 to 1 and 10. At 16 weeks you go to 1 and 100. Still a month away, but I'm feeling ok. Ok meaning not 100% but doing better than a few weeks ago. I guess not feeling too bad at 11 weeks is quite a blessing.
Hope to show you a sweet little picture of our babies next Tuesday.