Monday, September 1

25 weeks!

About 2 weeks ago, I had a dream. And, in my dream I was having a conversation with God. He was telling me that I was to have an ultrasound at my next prenatal visit. The conversation went like this:
God: You need to have an ultrasound at your next doctor visit.
Me: Why, I just had one a few weeks ago? I would rather not do it again, yet.
God: You need to have an ultrasound...request one if you need to.
Me: Fine, I'll do it. But why is it so necessary already.
God: I have something to show you!
When I woke up the next morning, I shared my conversation with Honey. He said we would do whatever was necessary to have that ultrasound.
Friday August 29th we were driving to Harrisburg to see the OB, and for the first time I felt a peacefulness about going. For the first time I didn't cry the entire drive there.
The visit went fine, it was a routine exam just like I expected. Before I left the doctor came into the room and said he wanted to do an updated ultrasound to check Baby's growth.
During the ultrasound, the technician was measuring Baby's arms, legs, belly, and head. She also checked the umbilical cord & its blood flow. She saved his heart for last. When she got a good angle of his heart, she took the required measurements then just looked at the pictures with a puzzled look on her face. She then asked us if we were sure the baby's diagnosis was HLHS. When we told her yes, she continued taking measurements. When we saw the pictures of Baby's heart we could see all four functioning chambers and the two on the left were almost the same size as the right! The smaller left chambers were obviously growing!!
Baby weighs: about 1 lb 10 ozs
Next appointment: September 26, with the cardiologist
We have no official heart measurements, or a report from the cardiologist at this point. But, it was clear to us just what it was that God wanted us to see in that ultrasound.


Thrills said...

What an awesome testimony!! God is performing a miracle in this baby's life. Isn't it great! I love to hear how God works.

Our pastor is always saying that he believes one day we will believe miracles are just any every day thing because we are just going to see so many. I can't wait!

The Amstutz Family said...

How awesome! It's incredible to "watch" God work. Thanks for sharing your journey with us. We feel so blessed with your friendship.