When people find out I’m pregnant, the first thing they ask is if I know if I am having a boy or a girl. And if I want to know. And if I have a preference. And if. And if.
The answer is that we found out today because life and pregnancy are full of unknowns, and I like having at least one known. My preference is healthy, which this kiddo is. Currently, the little one is the size of a Coke can, which is my new favorite analogy for 19 weeks. It amazes me that technology let me see four chambers of a heart, a femur, a nose, a brain and other unidentifiable to me blurs. For some precious moments I saw my child, the one I am starting to feel more frequently, and heard a heart while watching it beat.
It was magic, and it was nice to see you today, Louise.