Tuesday, October 5, 2010

20 weeks and a SCARY morning!

Ugh, I woke up to a voicemail on my cell phone from my OB's office "Hi Amy, this is Kristine from Dr L's office, we're going to need you to come back in, please give me a call." My heart stopped! I thought OMG, something is wrong with Jackson! Or I remembered that I just had my 1st 1hour GTT the other day, and thought OMG what if I have GD already!? I was so scared. I had to run to the bathroom to get sick before I called back because I was so worried.

So I call back and am on hold FOREVER till someone finally answered...

Girl: how can I help you
Me: Hi my names Amy, someone called me earlier and said I needed to come back in to see Dr L but they didnt tell me why.
Girl: hang on a sec.....on hold.....How far along are you right now?
Me: about 20 weeks.
Girl: okay we need you to come back in at 22 weeks for another ultrasound.
Me: OMG why??
Girl: hang on a sec....on hold again.... We didnt get good enough shots and measurements of the baby at your anatomy scan so we need to redo it.
Me: So there's nothing wrong with the baby>
Girl: Oh no not at all! We just need to redo a few pictures.

Geeze! Couldn't they have left that on my voicemail so I wouldn't have FREAKED!?

So we go back in on Friday the 22nd for another u/s and I'm taking her word that everything was okay.

I'm glad we get to see the baby again but man, I just about passed out from fright this morning.

20 weeks today and I cannot believe we have made it here. We are halfway through our pregnancy and only 140 days away from meeting our miracle face to face. It makes me cry just thinking about it. I feel so blessed and lucky to actually be here after all we have been through. It still seems so unreal and like I'm going to wake up from a very good dream. So thankful and in awe...


Lindsay said...

that's horrible! ( I mean wonderful that everythign is okay, but you're right,m couldn't they have said, upfront, "everything is okay, we just need...."

Greeny said...

LOL Oh you poor thing! They don't quite think about how things are likely to be perceived on the other end of the line sometimes...

Glad everything is ok and even better that you get to go in again for another preview!!!

Samantha said...

Geez! I can't imagine what you were thinking! How awesome is that though that you get to see him again so soon.


Nick and Kristi said...

Thats so Crazy!!! I agree it would be so much easier to of just left a message....But Im sure they werent even thinking....Good new is you get to see little Jackson again....YIPEEEEEEE!!!!

Lana said...

Wow! You would think that they would be a bit more sensitive when leaving messages for pregnant ladies! It's great that you will get to see Jackson again though!!!!!

jenny_rebecca said...

Awww!! I'm glad it wasn't serious and you get to see your baby again!! That would have totally freaked me out too.
Hope you're doing well and take care!

Melissa @MotherhoodWantd said...

I'm happy that baby Jackson is alright (love the name!). I think sometimes after the overanalyzing of TTC and then to carryover to pregnancy where there is so much worry it's easy to instantly think the worst.

Happy 20 weeks and I'm so happy for you! It's horrible that they frightened you like that. Hopefully the staff will learn to be more sensitive.

Susan said...

I am so sorry you went through that scare. I know that feeling. A substitute nurse called and left a message on my machine one day. I got the message after my doctors office closed. I called the next morning, nervous that something was wrong. The sub nurse said that there was a possibility that my baby had spina bifida. I was a wreck. I went in the next day for an ultrasound. My nurse had been out of the office. The sub nurse had no idea what she was talking about. The ultrasound was perfect. No spina bifida. My nurse was so mad at the sub nurse for scaring me like that. I wasn't too happy with her either but my relief of knowing my baby was just fine made it easier to forgive her. It tuned out that there was only a minor question on some paper work. Where did she get spina bifida from that? It was a 24 hour scare and I'm so grateful that my son is fine. Amy, welcome to parenthood. Scares like this are only the beginning. But, they are so worth it. Jackson is one of the VERY blessed children to come to earth. He will have a wonderful life because he has a mommy and daddy who love him so much and will spoil him with kisses and love. Believe me. Youy will not beable to stop kissing him. I'm so glad that your scare was only a scare and nothing else.