Sunday, May 17, 2009

We are in love!




We were so surprised to hear, "It's a boy." The whole experience was very surreal! We were in the ultrasound room for about 45 minutes and seriously saw every organ and part of our baby boy's body. It was truly amazing. Some things we could really see and some things we just said, "okay, that's the femur." Our sweet baby boy is very active and the ultrasound technician told us that he was very squirmy. It was almost like he was trying to hide. During the ultrasound we saw the profile of his face but he was moving around too much to get really good pictures. His little feet are so cute. The best thing is that his development is perfect, his heart rate is good, and his size is good. He is 12 ounces, the size of a can of soda.

James and I really thought we were having a girl for some reason. Thank you Laurie for the fun name website. We have already spent awhile on it playing around. It's difficult to pick boy names now because we had two that we loved but I know we will find the perfect name by September.

We close on our house next Thursday and will slowly start moving our stuff over to the new house. In the meantime, I'm shopping for a boy. :)

10 comments:

Ray and Tammy said...

Oh my goodness!!!
Even the ultra sound is ADORABLE!!!
I am so happy for you and James.
Congrats and I CANNOT wait to see what you name him! :-)
-Tammy

Gwynneth said...

i'm glad things are going well. as for names...i guess stephen is out too...happy wishes to all of you...molly too!

wynne

The Hines Family said...

What a great ultrasound! Isn't it amazing how fast they grow?! Brian and I have a girl name, but no boy name yet so we're also always keeping our ears open for boy names. Can't wait to hear yours! So fun! :-)

Jen said...

Congratulations!! It's great that your son is perfect in every way (of course we all knew he would be with you guys as parents)!! We are really excited for you guys!

Anonymous said...

WOW! That is awesome! He has long legs! I like the names Seth, Joseph, Andrew... Simple names. I have discovered that after being in Hawaii, we LOVE the name Makena for a girl!

Congrats to you again! Can't wait to meet him!
Love,
Laura

Julie and Dean said...

Long legs, I detect a runner :)
SO happy to hear all is going well with the baby and the house, esp the baby :)

Kelli said...

Have fun shopping! He truly does look adorable in the ultrasound- it always amazes me to hear the actual size of the baby because they always look so big when they are really oh so tiny!

Laura said...

Congrats!!! I totally missed the hint in your last post. (I'm that brain dead these days.) Soooo exciting. Boys are truly awesome!

Oliver said...

Yeah- a boy!! Start buying trucks and anything with wheels! Well, maybe not quite yet. You're going to love having a boy- I know I do. I'm excited for you guys!

Heather said...

Congratulations on your little boy!!
Any names in mind?

Heather

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