Prenatal appointment

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Prenatal appointment

Had my first official appointment today (last one was an "intake" appointment with a nurse only - blood draw, etc.). Saw the midwife who delivered my two kiddos and just love her. I've gained 2 lbs since the 3 weeks I've been there, and we couldn't pick up the heartbeat. Frustrating. I do have a u/s scheduled for next week, so the waiting continues. We were hoping to share the news with family this weekend but I won't do that now, until I have confirmation that there's a healthy bub in there. I'm disappointed, but not overly worried yet.

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Its hard to wait Sad Sending you hugs. I'm sure that if everything else is checking out on track that you are fine. If your Placenta is on the front of your uterus (anterior) it can make it harder to find the HB... especially since babies tend to like to snuggle up to it Smile

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Thanks for the kind words, kier.

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It's so hard to remind yourself that it is normal to not pick up a HB on u/s just yet. I haven't heard my baby's yet either. As long as you have no issues at all that are concerning, chances are really high that everything is going great.

I can't wait for the first tri to be over with!!!

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Sorry you didn't get to hear the hb yet. I remember at 10 weeks in my last two pregnancies that they couldn't find the hb either. I'm glad you get a u/s next week though! That should put your mind at ease.