Saturday, May 22, 2010

First Heartbeats

Yesterday I had a schedule with my OB after a week of medication for bacterial infection found in my urine sample last week. And after a week of mild medication I'm free from the infection thank goodness. My OB gave me another multivitamins to help me in my 7 more months journey to motherhood.

On my 10th week accordingly the baby is entering its fetal period. The average size is approximately 27-35 mm crown to rump length (CRL), or 1.06-1.38 inches. S/he weighs in at 4 grams, or 4 paper clips. Tiny toes have formed. The eyes are largely open, but the eyelids are beginning to fuse, and will stay that way until 25-27 weeks. External genitalia is beginning to differentiate. External ears are formed, as is the upper lip. The biggest accomplishment this week is the disappearance of the tail! (from

And I was able to hear for the first time our baby's heart beat, beating about 160 beats per minute. WOW I can't explain how I felt. I was so happy and excited finally we're going to have a child after 2 years of marriage. I can't thank you enough My Lord. wow!

I'll pray more to have a healthy baby after 6-7 more months.