I'm Ashley. Dh is Hongjie. We went to China in late January after the news of dh's grandfather had passed. Well, let's just say everything that happens in China doesn't always stay in China. We conceived our first after our lack of judgment. Every discussion prior to this had ended in the agreement of getting an abortion, well, we're keeping this little lotus seed!
1-4 Weeks: Completed!
5-8 Weeks: [Found out 2/28/13] Completed!
9-13 Weeks: Completed!
14-17 Weeks: [Heard the heartbeat for the first time! 5/3/13] Baking....
18-21 Weeks: Pre-heating....
22-26 Weeks: Pre-heating....
27-30 Weeks: Pre-heating....
31-35 Weeks: Pre-heating....
36-40 Weeks: Pre-heating....
How far along are you:
9 weeks 5 days
Is this your first pregnancy:
If not, how long ago was your last:
Do you have any other children; names and ages:
How many children do you want to have:
Three or four at maximum
Do you like being pregnant:
Yes, but it is also worrisome.
Have you had any morning sickness:
Have you had any mood swings:
Have you had a stronger sense of smell:
Have you had any swelling in your hands or feet:
Have you had any aches or pains:
My nipples get sore from time to time and my sides have been hurting
Will you take maternity leave:
I'll take the semester off
Favorite maternity outfit:
I don't have one yet
Favorite past-time while being pregnant:
Have you bought any baby things:
Are you more excited or nervous:
Excited but also nervous!
Relationship with you:
How long have you known him:
Does he have any other children, names and ages:
How many children does he want to have:
What is his favorite past-time:
Has he bought anything for baby:
Is he excited:
Pregnancy So Far
When did you find out you were pregnant:
February 28th, 2013
How did you find out:
Took a test because my period was a week late
Who was with you when you found out:
I was alone
What was your reaction:
I had a panic attack
How did the daddy react:
He was cautious and wanted to wait a week to confirm.
How did your parents react:
My dad didn't care really and my mom was shocked.
How did his parents react:
His family was ecstatic. His mom really wants to be a grandma.
Were you trying to conceive:
Did you consider an abortion:
At first, yes.
Have you heard the baby's heart beat:
Have you had any ultrasounds:
Yes. March 25th, 2013
Have you had a 3D/4D ultrasound:
Have you had any complications:
Are you high risk:
Are you having a boy or a girl:
Dh and I want a girl
Have you picked out any names yet:
Not yet, we both like Faye though
If so, what are they:
Any food cravings:
Craziest thing you have eaten:
Do you have any pregnant friends:
Do you frequent any baby forums:
Have you felt any movement:
Has dad felt any movement:
Do you or dad talk to baby:
I do, sometimes.
When did you first start showing:
Eight weeks is when clothes began to get uncomfortable
Do you have any stretch marks:
How have you been sleeping:
Have you had any really strange dreams:
Have you gotten any braxton-hicks contractions:
Has dad had to make any midnight snack runs:
Have you made baby shower plans:
Have you registered anywhere:
What was the first thing bought for baby:
A green onesie that says "special baby"
Are you going to take any birthing classes:
Have you read any pregnancy or baby books:
When is your next doctors appointment:
At home or hospital:
Vaginal or C-section:
Natural or medicated:
I'll try for natural
Will you be induced:
Not at all
Who will be in the delivery room with you:
Are you going to have a doula:
What are a few things you will make sure to have with you:
Are you going to take pictures or video:
Will dad cut the cord:
If you are having a boy, will you circumsize:
Will any relatives come into town:
My parents and possibly grandparents.
Are you scared:
Do you have a coming home outfit:
Will you come home as soon as you can:
What is the nursery theme:
The Avengers for a boy and Hello Kitty for a girl
Will you breastfeed or use formula:
Will you co-sleep:
Dh and I are talking about it- I don't want to.
Cloth diapers or regular:
What can't you wait for the most:
To see my baby.