1st Trimester

Week 12 Ultrasound

Duke Twins Week 12 Ultrasound Baby B

June 29, 2011 – Here’s some video clips from our week 12 ultrasound. I’m sure we’ll be saying this for their entire lives, but…man, they grow up fast! Here are some photos of the kids.

IV Fluids anyone???

June 21, 2011 Since week 5, I have been really, really sick.  Uncontrollable vomiting.  I have been diagnosed with Hyperemesis gravidarum. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of morning sickness, with unrelenting, excessive pregnancy-related nausea and/or vomiting that prevents adequate intake of food and fluids. Hyperemesis is considered a rare complication of pregnancy but, because …

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Week 8 Ultrasound

June 3, 2011 – Our first appointment with our perinatologist, Dr Vo.  (What is a perinatologist :  it is an obstetrical specialist concerned with the care of the mother and fetus at higher-than-normal risk for complications). The babies are growing up!

Week 6 Ultrasound

May 20, 2011 – Our first ultrasound was with our fertility doctor in California.  This was the first time hearing our babies heartbeats. I can not even begin to explain how I was feeling hearing those little hearts for the very first time.  This was also when we received conformation that we have twins on …

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