Thursday, May 5, 2011

Nugget is still Nuggette.

Dan and I were still a little nervous about our new baby supposedly being a girl, since Payne was a "girl" until three days before I gave birth. So we decided to go get a 3D ultrasound to double check, and made the dubious call to bring Payne with us.

In the lobby he passed the time running laps around the couches with his slappy flip flops on their very loud laminate wood flooring, and trying to grab the vase of artificial orchids over and over and over again. I think we may have scared the first time parents that were also out there. Hee.

Once we got in the tech guy was awesome and quickly checked the sex. She is still very much a girl. Hurrah! However, the main goal of these things is to get a good 3D image of the baby's face, so he was mainly working on that. Unfortunately Nugget had her face firmly smushed into the placenta for the whole twenty minutes. I can't say I blame her, I mean, it's pretty much the only pillow like thing in there right? I'd probably snuggle up to it too. The tech poked around on her a bit trying to get her to move, but every time he got her to pull her face away a little she'd shoot her little arms up and cover her face. I told Dan she must be modest, so we're off to a good start.

Oh, and the whole time this was going on Payne was climbing all over the couch in the ultrasound room and Dan was trying desperately to entertain him. We thought he might enjoy seeing the baby, but the images were still a little too hard to decipher for him to quite get it. He did placate us with yelling out "Baby sidder!" a few times, in between attempts at pulling the power plugs to the expensive equipment out of the wall...

We got a couple of printed photos of about half of her face, but my scanner isn't cooperating so I can't post them. Since she was so stubborn we get to go back for free in a few weeks to try again. Go Nugget! She's already getting us free stuff! After that appointment we should get a disk with images on it so I can put them up. Yay! I'll warn you that they might only be cute to me, though. I've heard a pretty accurate description of 3D ultrasound images as "A baby smushed up against a pane of glass". (snort)

1 comment:

  1. Way to go Nugget! Already working the system!