OUR BABY IS STILL ALIVE!!!
The little heartbeat was obvious as soon as the ultrasound started (we were going in for a “final ultrasound” to see if there was any further information that may be helpful for the future). We were positively astounded, and I think I didn’t know whether to pass out or shriek. 🙂 It was beating away at about 105-115 bpm.
And then we found out that the baby had grown, too, just exactly as much as he/she should have! In the last six days, he/she has grown exactly 6 days’ worth. He/she is an entire 6mm long. 🙂
Also, the subchorionic bleed was gone from my uterus: which is probably why I am bleeding right now.
It is looking more and more likely that the bleed actually was a twin, and that is what we are losing right now.
But as far as our doctor could tell, things with Little Arrow look as healthy as they could be at this point. He said if I were an average patient, he would be fairly optimistic. With my history, he said he is not willing to go that far, but simply said to take it super easy (back on bedrest I go!), and wait & watch — and return in a week.
We won’t have the hormone results until this afternoon or evening, but I don’t even know if I care what they are anymore. 🙂
We still have a long road ahead, and are far from out of the woods. But we are taking each day as God brings it. So while we do not know what tomorrow may bring, please rejoice with us and beseech Him with us for today.
PLEASE PRAISE THE LORD WITH US
FOR HIS INCREDIBLE KINDNESS & MERCY!!!!
AND PLEASE CONTINUE BEGGING HIS GRACE
TO PRESERVE THE LIFE OF OUR CHILD!!!!
I will sing and make music.
I will praise you, O Lord, among the nations;
I will sing of you among the peoples.
For great is your love, reaching to the heavens;
your faithfulness reaches to the skies.
Be exalted, O God, above the heavens;
let your glory be over all the earth. Psalm 57:7-11.
4 Replies to “Thursday November 5, 2009”
I am so so full of rejoicing over your little one, Melissa! I have been praying and hoping and believing that that Little Arrow is ok in there, and reading this entry from you has made my day! I continue to pray endlessly for you and your little one and entire family. Thanks for sharing and do keep us posted. Lot of love,
Praise the Lord! I didn’t comment on the last post, because I was still hoping your baby was alive and well- but I didn’t want to give false hope. Turns out the hope was not false, and our Lord is good! 🙂 We will continue praying for a healthy pregnancy, baby, and peace and happiness.
Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord, Praise the Lord!!! 🙂
I am so ecstatic for you; I am sooooo glad I thought to check your site again just to see if you had an update and lo and behold, you did!
We will keep praying and hoping and lifting you all up to the Lord.
For HE is GOOD and FAITHFUL and TRUE!
His Mercy is everlasting forevermore!
Oh, I am so glad and my heart is rejoicing with you all.
He has given you a miracle! 🙂
Oh Melissa, I am SO happy for you!! Praise the Lord and HIS mighty power! I will continue to pray for your whole family, that you will all continue to trust in His leading. Yippee!