Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Another miracle on the way!!!

We have some wonderful news to announce - I'm Pregnant!!!  I'm currently 12 weeks and due January 1, 2012.  We were shocked to learn of this pregnancy back on April 29 when I took a home pregnancy test and it was positive.  We feel so blessed!  It is a miracle that I was able to get pregnant without the help of fertility treatments.  According to doctors, the chances were very low for me to get pregnant since I have endometriosis, a blocked fallopian tube and PCOS.  This pregnancy was meant to be and we are so excited.  And this time we are only expecting one baby!  The baby has a strong heartbeat and is growing well.  I'm so excited to get to experience a naturally occurring singleton pregnancy, but it hasn't been smooth sailing as I have been having headaches, feeling nauseous, tired, and experiencing most of the other pregnancy symptoms.  I'm surprised that I'm feeling so sick since I'm pregnant with only one baby this time.  I thought for sure it would be a piece of cake compared to being pregnant with sextuplets.  No matter how terrible I feel we are so happy, but I do look forward to finishing up the first trimester and moving on into the second trimester where I hopefully will feel better.  Today I had a cervical cerclage placed since I do have a history of an incompetent cervix.  I'm feeling ok, but just very tired since I had to be at the hospital at 5am!  The cerclage was placed without any problems and we hope this will help me to get this baby to full term.  I'm excited for Rachel and Haley to be big sisters.  I know they will love their sibling when he or she arrives.  

Pregnancy test on April 29
Ultrasound at 8 weeks, 4 days
Ultrasound at 11 weeks, 2 days
12 week belly shot.  I'm already showing!
  

39 comments:

  1. Congratulations!! God is so good! I'm so happy for you guys! I pray for a smooth uneventful pregnancy and a healthy happy baby!

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  2. You don't know me at all but I've been following your story since you were pregnant with your six babies... I admire your positive attitude and you dedication to your family! Congratulations to you on this new addition! I am about a week behind you, due January 9th with our second. So exciting!

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  3. Congrats!!!! I've been following your story since your sextuplets were born. What an exciting blessing for your family! :)

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  4. I am so glad and exited for you!!!!!!

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  5. Congratulations to you all!!!! I too am expecting around the same time as you!! I am due December 19 :) I was so excited when I read this!! All the best and hope you feel better soon!

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  6. Long-time lurker here ... congratulations on your pregnancy! How wonderful for you and your family!! I wish you an uneventful pregnancy, ending in a healthy baby and momma!

    Keep up with me, Ted, and our Fab Four at four-by-two.blogspot.com.

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  7. WOW...that is truly amazing news!!! I have followed your blog for a long time now(I am in Australia and am a lucky mum to one IVF little princess with no luck as yet with trying to add another little miracle to our family) and have never commented before but this really is the most fantastic news and I just had to comment! Is such an exciting time for you all and your gorgeous girls will be fabulous big sisters!

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  8. Congratulations! I am a long-time follower, first time commenter, but I am so happy for you! I am excited to read about your pregnancy as it progresses! I pray for a healthy and uneventful pregnancy and a very healthy and happy baby!! :)

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  9. Congratulations! We are excited for you guys. Isn't it amazing how things work out sometimes? I hope you get to feeling better soon!

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  10. Oh that is such wonderful news!!! Congratulations!! I am so so happy for you guys. What a precious miracle baby. Wishing you lots of good health and happiness throughout this pregnancy. I can't wait to follow along in your journey.

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  11. WONDERFUL! I am so happy for you and your family! Praying for a full term healthy beautiful baby!

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  12. congratulation! What amazing news! God is so AWESOME!

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  13. Congratulations! I am so happy for you guys!

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  14. Congrats you guys! I am so happy for you and your family, what a little blessing and miracle indeed!

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  15. That is fantastic news... Congrats!!

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  16. How exciting!! This is such fun news. Congratulations to your family!!

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  17. Congrats to you both and to the little ladies who are going to be big sisters! Amazing news!

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  18. congratulations, that is wonderful!!!!

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  19. Many congrats to all of you! I am pregnant after our triplet pregnancy, and while pregnancy is never easy, it certainly is a blessing to enjoy a less stressful pregnancy than that of a high-risk multiple one. Sending our prayers for a healthy, happy nine months!!

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  20. I am so incredibly happy for you & Thomas! I've been reading since your first couple posts and have seen how God has blessed you in so many ways and I can't wait to see your newest blessing. Hopefully once second tri comes around you start feeling better and the rest of the pregnancy is as easy as conception was ;) Warm wishes and many prayers for all of you.

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  21. I am soooo excited for you guys!! Congratulations!

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  22. Wonderful, Wonderful News!

    I have been following your blog since I heard about it!

    Rachel and Haley will be the most wonderful big sisters in the world. They are so blessed to have such wonderful parents.

    Sending lots of good thoughts and prayers your way.

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  23. Congrats!!!!! Sending prayers for you and your baby!!!

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  24. Congratulations. I hope you start feeling better really soon.

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  25. Congratulations!!! It has been a treat to follow your journey thus far, it will be fun to follow you as your family continues to grow! Thank you for your beautiful example of love and faith-there is so much I admire about you!

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  26. Congratulations!! Hope your pregnancy is uneventful! Your girls are going to be great big sisters!

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  27. CONGRATULATIONS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so so sooooooooo delighted for you all !!!!!!! fantastic :)

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  28. Long time lurker, first time to comment! Congratulations, that is incredibly exciting news!!! Cannot wait to follow you on this amazing journey. Rachel and Haley are going to be great big sisters!

    Congratulations, to you and your family. What a great surpise!!

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  29. Congratulations! I am so excited for your beautiful family. Many prayers for a full term pregnancy. So glad the cerclage went well. I know how hard it is to not stress. I have had three singleton pregnancies that resulted in premature babies and it's been a stressful journey but such a blessing also. So happy for your beautiful daughters also!

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  30. I actually said "yay!" out loud when I read the title of this post!
    Congratulations. Praying for you all xx

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  31. I am not sure I have ever commented on your blog, but discovered it sometime around when you had the sextuplets. I am so happy for you! That is awesome. God is so GOOD!!! Congratulations. You are in my prayers!

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  32. Y'all are a total miracle! CONGRATULATIONS!

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  33. Congrats! I'm so excited for you guys! What a miracle.

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  34. Congratulations. So happy for you and you're family.

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