Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Good News!

Just thought I would give you a quick update on the progress of little "Mary Kate and Ashley" (lovingly nicknamed by my "bitches") We had another targeted ultrasound at UAB on Friday..... It was a great appointment. The Dr was very positive about the way the babies are growing. As far as size, they weighed in at 1 lb 11 oz, and the other 1 lb 10 oz. As I mentioned in previous updates, having them close in size is important to keep from having any complications with twin to twin transfer. Although "Baby B" is still showing signs of having one non functional kidney, her other seems to still be developing normally. The Doc spent a lot of time looking at their hearts and said that they look "beautiful." Another win!

So with that said, we are back to the waiting game, waiting for our next milestone and praying that everything goes smoothly until then. I am about 25 weeks along right now. We will start monitoring the babies twice a week, at week 26 -- from there we will start our daily monitoring at week 28, then it's a guessing game. 28 weeks seems to be the magic number and anything beyond would be fantastic. I'm still going in weekly for progesterone injections and will receive a round of steroids next week. All in all, things are going well. Our prayers are being answered.

I must thank each and everyone of you, for all of your prayers and support. I don't think a day goes by that I don't have someone checking in with us and letting us know that we are being thought of, and/or being added to the prayer list of someone's, mothers cousin. We have people praying for us that we have never met, and to think that you all have helped with that is truly amazing. Hubby, Munchkin and I appreciate and love you all for your support and encouragement.

10 comments:

Catwoman said...

I am so happy to hear that everything is progressing well! keep growing those buns in the oven and we'll just sit here and keep sending you lots of positive thoughts and prayers, since I'm afraid it's the best I can do from Dallas!

And Mary-Kate and Ashley, bwa haha!!!

DIXIECHICK said...

We only want the best for you hon! Good luck!

AnGlOpHiLe FoOtBaLl FaNaTiC said...

Oh, that's such wonderful news. I am glad Mary Kate & Ashley are doing so well. Keep us updated.

Yankee Belle said...

Yeay for MK & A! Just goes to show - never underestimate the twins! (and the power of prayer) I bet the 2 girls will be quite the partners in crime together. ;)

random_mommy said...

MK and Ashley are strong girls... and BIGGUNS too!

Just a few more weeks girls! I can't wait!! I've already secured you both a spot on the Full House Reunion Special.

My2Suns said...

That is wonderful! Glad to hear the girls are doing good.

Steph said...

Im SO happy to read this! I was just gonna ask if you'd heard anything. I will continue to keep you and your family in my prayers!

"MommaDrool" said...

So happy things are going well! Keep hittin' up Mama G's a few times a week and those two will be healthy as an ox : )

Nattie Bug said...

Yay for good news! We will keep them (and you) in our thoughts and prayers!

SotuhernBell said...

Wow -- that's alot to think about. I didn't realize it was so complicated. I guess twins are little miracles in themselves, huh?