It has been quite the day! I didn't sleep too well last night. I'm sure I was just anxious/nervous for today. After working this morning, Jason and I made our way to the ultrasound appointment. My heart was beating out of my chest!! The nurse doing the ultrasound was not someone I had seen before so I was a little disappointed with that. You know, you just want to see people who you have a relationship with and know all that you have been through. Anyway, she was very non-chalant when she first saw the baby saying that there was one, but going on to measure my ovaries. When she came back to the baby, we saw the gestational sac, yolk sac, and our little bean with a beating (flickering) heart!!! I couldn't believe it!
While she was measuring everything, we saw a 2nd gestational sac that was much smaller so she called in the nurse practitioner to confirm. This sac did have a yolk sac and a teeny, tiny starts to a baby. Then, she saw a 3rd gestational sac that was even smaller - it had a yolk sac, but that was it. So, it appears that all three embryos implanted, but only one continued to grow and develop a heartbeat. I assume this is why my hcg level was elevated. We were informed that these two smaller sacs will probably continue to get smaller and absorb into my body.
We are ecstatic to be pregnant with one baby and forever grateful! His/her heart was beating away at 136! Praise God!!! We go back in another two weeks for our 8 week appointment! I feel so much relief after today, but I can't wait to go back and see it again!!!
Thank you so much for all your thoughts and prayers! Please continue to pray as we know we have a long way to go!