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I heard the heartbeat! I'm so happy!


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#1 Coffee & bananas

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 11:35 PM

I was on birth control for so many years to avoid pregnancy, I didn't realize how hard it could be to get pregnant? I'm a little bit older for a first time mother and it's taken time to conceive. My first pregnancy resulted in a miscarriage. Everyone said how "special" and "magical" the ultrasound sound would be, but my first ultrasound couldn't detect a heartbeat. The worst part was I had to carry my dead fetus for two more weeks after that before I actually miscarried. It was a shitty experience to say the least! Hearing the heartbeat was a milestone I've been waiting for with a lot of anticipation and anxiety.
To actually hear that sound was a wonderful moment. I can't stop thinking about it. I cried and my partner almost cried, but didn't because the midwife was in the room and he's one of those guys. We're really thrilled and have been super affectionate with each other since it happened. We're always pretty affectionate, but there's just a special touch there at the moment.
I feel like so much fear has left me and I'm starting to look forward to the process more. In no way am I suggesting I'm enjoying being pregnant, it's simply just not an enjoyable experience. It's just seems more bearable at the moment. I feel so grateful!
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#2 Widogast

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Posted 08 February 2020 - 11:44 PM

thats so amazing omg, congrats on your little you and him!


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Posted 12 February 2020 - 09:49 AM

The heartbeat is the best thing!!! Did they give you a CD recording? We listened to ours over and over.


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