Thursday, October 16, 2008

21 weeks, 6 days

Today I am 21 weeks and 6 days, and I just got home from a doctor appointment. They are still very impressed with my progress. My last appointment 2 weeks ago they did a full anatomy scan of all the babies, and they weighed 10 oz, 11 oz and 13 oz. Since I have been pregnant I have gained 25 lbs. They didn't print off any new ultrasound pictures today, but the babies are visibly bigger than they were two weeks ago. Next time I meet with a doctor will be November 13 and they will be doing the screening for gestational diabetes. I got to bring home my bottle of glucose drink today so I have it to drink before I go in on the 13th. I have to say, that stuff doesn't even look appealing.
I'm getting rather big, although people who have had multiples still say I look tiny. I certainly don't feel tiny when I have a snug fit in the bathtub these days. The babies are kicking like crazy now too! While I was in the exam room waiting on the doctor today, I was watching my stomach jump all over the place while the babies were kicking.
I'm getting some pretty extreme heartburn so the doctor prescribed me...(sorry, trying to read the prescription)...Protonix? Which I guess is a stronger form of Prilosec.. The doctor said the insurance may not want to pay for it because they may not think it's necessary. Which at the moment I am trying to get everything transferred between insurance companies and it's all a mess, so I think I might see if I can hold off on filling this so there won't be any extra issues with the insurance.


Palmer Family said...

That's awesome! Isn't it soo cool to see your stomach go crazy when the babies move? You look great! You are about as big as I was at 30 weeks with my baby. So yeah your still pretty small but big... if that makes sense... Oh and I'm Kara Natalies friend :)

Three's Company said...

I love when they are all kicking and moving around. It's weird seeing my belly pop around the way it does, it kind of reminds me of the movie Alien.

The 3 of Us said...

hey, I saw your post on Sarah's blog about the GD test. It's not that bad... mine was orange flavored... tasted like flat orange soda. If they'll let you I would eat something that morning, they told me not to eat though... but your doc might say no. depends on the dr. I hadn't had anything to eat and the nurse taking my blood wasn't the best and I actually fainted while they were taking blood. I wish I could've eaten some toast or something! Good luck :)