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#1 of 12 Old 08-12-2008, 02:45 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I was at my sonographer's office today, so I had her do a quick scan for me. I'm 6w2d by conception date... and baby was measuring right on at 7.6mm.

139 beats per minute flickering away on the screen. :
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That's so exciting, congratulations!!

This pg doesn't even seem real to me yet, because I've been having minimal symptms, we haven't told anyone yet, and I haven't had any appointments...but something like that would be so cool!
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How exciting! :

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Yeah!!! :

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wow!!! i had forgotten that was even possible at this early stage!!

wow.

they're really in there, aren't they?? LOL!!
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: congrats, mama. im hoping to see the same thing tomorrow.

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Awesome...Sundace_11, I know what you mean. I mean, I have some symptoms, they're just not very severe and I often time feel like pinching myself or taking a bunch of tests. I'm 6w5d, so my little one has a heart now, too! Yay. Maybe that's why I was craving meat, meat, meat for like 4 days straight. Now I want grains.

Mama to one little blur, watching everything move too fast. Eden 4/10/2009.
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Woo Hoo!
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Hooray for a hb! You must have been on a high from that all day! :

I admit to being slightly jealous -- my first prental appt. isn't until I'm 9 1/2 wks. along, and while I'm fine with that, every day I wake up and feel totally normal my mind starts playing tricks on me and makes me wonder if I just imagined the whole two lines thing, lol.

Pregnancy is such a mind game: if you're sick, you're worried that you're too sick and something's wrong. If you're not sick, you're worried that you're not sick enough and something's wrong. I would have thought I'd be less paranoid by my sixth pg, but no, I think I'm more paranoid b/c now I know all too well all the things I should be worrying about!

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That's so exciting, congratulations!!

This pg doesn't even seem real to me yet, because I've been having minimal symptms, we haven't told anyone yet, and I haven't had any appointments...but something like that would be so cool!

This is me exactly.

How cool you got to hear his/her heart!

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I was at my sonographer's office today, so I had her do a quick scan for me. I'm 6w2d by conception date... and baby was measuring right on at 7.6mm.

139 beats per minute flickering away on the screen. :
So happy for you mama!
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how wonderful!!!!! So happy for you!
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