My second pregnancy check-up happened on Thursday, 13th of September 2012. Two-week gap from my previous 1st checkup. This time, we came a bit early in the morning and among the first patients. But then, we were informed that the doctor was currently at the labor room and they (the assistants) can’t estimate the time she would finish. So… waiting affair again..
Well, no complaint. My time is coming soon and we don’t know what we are up to. And all that we wish for is the priority towards us at the very critical moment. So now, let other Mommies have theirs.
When my turn was up, we went in and the doctor was in her surgery-suit. Aaa…takut..mcm nak bedah kite jek! This time, the doctor asked me about my medical history..whether I have any illness, been operated before?, been warded? And also my mother’s health condition whether she’s diabetic or not and so on and so forth. So I answered lah… question by question so fast so I don’t know what I answered. Hahah..
And then, peek-a-boo time!! Hehe..I got on the bed and the doctor started scanning. Hey biggie you!! Haha.. At 12 weeks, my baby was estimated at only 5-6 cm long but the fullscreen ultrasound makes it look like a real baby already! We could see the hands and legs now. It’s moving! The doctor really can see what he/she’s doing. She told us that the baby’s hand was at the head, and then he/she moved it down, raised up its legs and all…Quite active! Hehe..
This time, doctor scanned the baby longer. Belek sane, belek sini…took all the measurements. And Alhamdulillah, our baby is in a good condition. Lastly, doc said that there’s no more movement, the baby puts the hands on the lap. “It’s time to rest! Dah2, baby nak rest dah xnak gerak..” Hehe..
Prior to coming for the checkup, I actually spoke to my baby. Telling him/her that we’re gonna have a date tomorrow so pls don’t sleep, Mom & Dad wanna see you moving. Hehe.. maybe he/she did hear what I was saying. So that’s what I’m gonna be doing again everytime we have checkups. :p In the previous 1st checkup, we saw our baby was like kicking up a storm in there. Melentik2 badan dia… and that moment remain in our mind especially when we talked about the checkup. Sooo momentlicious! I can’t imagine the time when I feel its first kick! Can’t waittt….. 😀
Oh yea, as usual, during checkups your doctor will ask you…any questions? Hmm, somehow, since the 1st checkup, I don’t know what to ask. I read a lot about early pregnancy stage even before I got pregnant. So all the explanation about week calculation, trimester, EDD…dah tauuu…. Cehhh…. =P or maybe I don’t what I don’t know? I also don’t know. Haha..Nak tanye psl delivery kang mcm awal sgt pulak…kan!
Tapi, mcm takkan la taknak tanye pape.. so I just asked..is everything OK? Is the baby OK? The doctor said OK, everything is OK and normal. Hmm…the doctor is not quite elaborative kinda person so that don’t trigger me to ask for more. Huhu..
And then my husband mentioned about susu. Oh yeah, then I asked, “Doc, so far I haven’t taken any milk for pregnancy like Anmum or Mamil…I’m just having HL. Is that OK? Any recommendation?” To my surprise, she said, “Yes, it’s OK. No problem. You don’t need to take any more milk for pregnancy. All the supplements you’re taking now are enough. You can proceed with just HL no problem.” Aaaakk? Confused for a while. Isn’t that common when ppl mentioned about pregnancy, ppl talked about milk. It has been lumrah! And now the doctor is saying differently. Well, I’m somehow happy to know that, because I don’t like milk or even milky drinks. I can only swallow HL. But then again, if I don’t take milk, will my baby lack of calcium? Are the pills really enough? Tapiii….klu dah doctor pakar yg ckp camtu I pon ok je lahhh… so, I decided to not force myself to drink what I dislike. Thank God! Hee…but this doesn’t tell you to stop. If you M2Bs do take milk, it’s of course better! Superstitiously org kate nnt anak jadi putih! Sile lahh….hehe…
Oh, forgot to tell that I did blood test while waiting for my turn. If there’s any problem, the clinic will call me in the afternoon. If no calls then means my blood is OK. And Alhamdulillah, no call!
Now let me show you my baby at 12 weekssss…..!!
My next checkup will be on 13th October 2012. That will be in week 17 already. What’s awaiting? Hopefully everything is still and always in the finest condition….ye anak mom!! Mmmmuah!!
Update : *My Lil One inside is 15 weeks old!*