Gestational Diabetes Screen (GDS)

Today I had to have my GDS. To prepare I was told I had to fast for three hours beforehand and no junk food. I usually have a bagel and orange juice for breakfast but I was worried about the amount of sugar in them. So instead I had an egg and cheese on an […]

4th Prenatal Appointment

Today (October 12) I am 24 weeks pregnant. I had my first appointment with my new doctor today. He was a very nice doctor. He works as part of a team with the hospital I plan to give birth in. What that means is he may or may not be the doctor that actually delivers […]

Third Pre-Natal Appointment

Today is September 14th and I just got home from my third prenatal appointment. My doctor told me that the ultrasound results showed that the baby is doing well. But it also indicated that I have a low-lying placenta. She said it could very likely move higher as I get bigger since I am still […]

Anatomy Scan


Today (September 7) we had our anatomy scan ultrasound. To prepare for the scan they ask you to drink 1 liter of water and finish drinking one hour prior to your appointment. It’s so hard to not pee your pants. I only drank three cups instead of the four based on my previous ultrasound experiences. […]