A Heartbeat!

Most of you know that we got some very surprising news in early February that we were expecting.

I had been doing my best to see myself as pregnant but not necessarily as having a baby, because with my history of miscarriage (and my age) I knew there was a high chance of something going wrong.

That said, nothing seems to have gone wrong so far!  And yesterday, all four kids got to join their daddy and me at the doctor’s office and listen to the heartbeat.

Wow.

There may have been just a few happy tears.

This baby thing might just be happening after all.  :)

Which means we might have five children next fall. Five! Yowza!

This week, my horrible morning (and afternoon and evening) sickness seems to finally be coming under control, so I’ll try to post a bit more regularly again!

I’m also going to try to get the living room in order, start all my seeds, do more crafts, clean off the window seat and try a fabulous sounding healthy chocolate truffle recipe, but in all honesty I really don’t care! As long as I can keep us in healthy food, cuddle with my kiddos and not be too violently ill, I’m calling it good. :)

Fingers crossed…

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17 responses to “A Heartbeat!

  1. Heather

    Congrats! I am also prego. I just entered my 13th week and starting to feel better. My son is very excited to be a big brother. That first heartbeat is the best sound in the world! So happy for you and so excited that we are pretty close in our pregnancy’s. How far are you?

  2. When you are not really able to feel baby there that first heatbeat can bring everything clearly into reality.Nay it all be smooth sailing from here on in…well as smooth as having a baby canbe that is.hugs

  3. Praying for you! The motion sickness bands you can buy at the drugstore really helped my morning sickness.

  4. I used herbal red raspberry tea to stave off the queasiness.

    Continued blessings…

  5. katherine marie

    I am soooo over-the-moon thrilled for you all. What a beautiful gift… hearing that heartbeat must have been amazing!!!!

  6. Lonni

    <3 I think I'll always remember the thrill of hearing my kids little hearts beating for the first time. It's a little like getting a morse code message delivered from them to you: "Hey mommy! I'm doing great in here!" :-)

  7. Shawnna

    What a wonderful sound :D

  8. Congratulations and if I haven’t said this publically enough… LOVE your blog!!

  9. Congratulations! Best wishes for a safe and healthy pregnancy!

  10. Now that’s magical! I’m so glad for your happy news. I’ll keep praying for you.

  11. Gretha

    I will light a candle for all fo you and send you healthy energies.
    I hope you will be able to enjoy this pregnancy as fast as possible
    together with your family

  12. Caitlyn

    CONGRATULATIONS!

  13. Amelia

    Congratulations and brightest blessings!
    I missed this the first time you mentioned it, I think I looked at the post, thought “Oooh pretty” and then got distracted by a rampaging toddler.
    Good luck to you and your little walnut (I have a green olive here :).

  14. Really enjoying the blog and delighted to hear that all is well.
    Bless you and yours
    Aileen

  15. Congratulations on the heartbeat and I hope you are feeling better soon

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