- My belly is now as big as a full-term single baby pregnancy
- The good news: Both babies are staying head down (they need to stay that way to avoid a c-section). The bad news: I have four feet pointed directly at my ribs, which they are now big enough to kick, regularly!
- It's very possible to monitor "both" heartbeats for half an hour before realizing that they were actually monitoring the same heartbeat on two different monitors. :)
- My doctor will consider taking me off bed rest in two weeks, and off the contraction medication in four weeks. Yay!
Saturday, May 23, 2009
There haven't been any significant developments in the pregnancy, but I know a lot of you like to stay up-to-date, so I'll share a small report on my appointments this week. The first appointment was a regular ObGyn appointment, and the other was for a non-stress test (where they monitor the babies' heartbeats and my contractions for about half an hour). Here's what I learned: