Well. My baby would not cooperate. It wouldn’t stop moving, twisting, kicking, and all the other things 17 week babies do. Not for a second. It took two ultrasound technicians and 1 hour to get the pictures they needed. The first one told me she wasn’t going to be able to determine the sex because the baby had it’s legs closed. However, while she was showing me, she got a glimpse between the legs and said “Oh, that looks like a little….” But I can’t be sure.
So, the second guy comes in to try to get pictures of the heart. He had me get up and jump up and down to try to make the baby switch positions so he could get the pictures he needed. He finally was able to get all the important pictures and the first tech asked him if he could try to see the sex of the baby. He had me lay on my right side. That didn’t work. He had me lay on my left side. That didn’t work. He had me lay flat on my back again. Finally, he could see, but not as clearly as he would have liked.
He said “If I had to make a guess, I would say it’s a 90% likelihood it’s a….
I’m still not sure I believe it, even though they both said girl. However, if I go with my gut here, the chances are they are right and I’m going to have me a little baby girl.
A daughter. Oh my.