Today we had our 31 week ultrasound of Sweet Pea. We are closer to 31 1/2 weeks and Sweet Pea is measuring a bit on the smaller size... closer to a 30 week baby. Everything else checks out fine... the water pocket on her brain seen at 19 weeks is gone, brain and heart appear normal. Heart rate was 134 bpm... also normal. Blood flow to the umbilical cord was good and amount of amniotic fluid was good. I may get a more full report at my doctors appointment next week but the tech was pretty good at explaining everything to us so I think that is about it. We didn't see any boy parts or girl parts for that matter but she did do a brief 3D ultrasound so that we could see Sweet Pea's face (above picture, you should be able to make out the eyes, nose and mouth). We also have a side profile of the face with nose and mouth touching her arm (below). The top picture is the best one and the easiest to make out but I thought I would post them both anyway.
I have been quite uncomfortable lately and not sleeping the greatest so seeing Sweet Pea today renewed my energy a bit. I enjoy feeling her move everyday and I actually feel her the "strongest" out of the 3... the tech thought that may be because my placenta is in the back so there is not much between baby and my belly. She actually manages to wake me up with her movements in the middle of the night. But seeing her today reminded me of the end result.... a new addition to our family.... coming soon!