Wednesday, July 21, 2010

First Pics of my baba :-)

Hi all,

How are you? Seems like everyone is doing pretty well.

Things here are going well too.

On Monday we had our tests for Downs and Trisomy 18. Everything came out well so that is definitely a relief. It was so funny because they have to get a measurement at the back of the neck and it took the tech about 30 minutes because the baby would not stay still. It was amazing he / she was waving at us putting their thumb in their mouth, kicking and jumping around. It was so funny but the tech was getting a bit pissed off ha.
I just have to say ( don't want to sound too cheesy ) it is such a miracle. I mean baby is only about 2 1/2 inches long and you can see all this stuff so clearly and fully formed it is just amazing !!. Anyway pics are below. Oh and baby is measuring 1 week and 2 days bigger than I am ...lord help me ha

On band related news. I will repeat again that pregnancy hunger is a bitch!!! I am always hungry!! which is so weird after 9 months of not feeling any hunger. I am still tight in the mornings but I have to physically stop myself from eating at night. It is crazy!! I am doing ok on the WEIGHT GAIN I suppose, up 5-6lbs. As I said trying not to freakout over it but it is hard..My hubby and my mum are all over me to make sure I eat and don't turn into a freak about every ounce I gain.

I know it will all come off but again psychologically, pregnancy is hard for someone with the lap band, Now don't get me wrong, if I had to gain a million pounds to have a healthy baby I would so I hope I don't sound selfish but just hard to come to grips with.

Good thing I have not had any heartburn or serious PB's. I think I have only thrown up once this whole time but that is because I shoved a chicken salad sandwich in my mouth including 2 slices of bread and wondered why I was stuck ha

Anyway hope all is well. My little sis gets in town tonight, so excited. We will be at the bandster brunch on Sunday so look forward to seeing everyone there.

Take Care and Keep up the good work


  1. The whole motherhood journey is amazing! Congrats again!
    I agree with your mum and hubbie...take it slow and don't fret - I know...easier said than done! The reward is a beautiful and healthy baby!

  2. Aren't those sonogram pix AMAZING! Enjoy your pregnancy. Don't worry about the weight gain. Your baby and you need those calories. Just avoid the junk and you'll be fine.

  3. So glad to hear things are going well for you, although that chicken salad episode sounds horrid. Your baby is a total cutie! Stay well, Carla.

  4. Did you change your page? I'm having trouble keeping up with blogs lol. Your baby is gonna be a stunner just like his/her momma. Love that you were able to post these. xxx

  5. Hola Lady !! Just wanted to drop on by and say that I am so glad that I got to meet you today !! Love the baby pics but it so sad that my DH had to point out what was what..LOL can you tell I have no experience with this baby thing ??!!!

  6. AWESOME! I have been out of the loop. So happy for you. I loved being pregnant (um, obviously). I sure wish I had a band for that first baby (60 lbs gained). Have a perfect pregnancy and enjoy every second!