Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Trey's scary pic at 20 weeks, 6 days

Here's that pic I mentioned a while back - obviously I haven't been blogging. Life has been too hard for the computer... but even late, I want to post this pic!


Can you see the cord right up by his neck? Can you see what looks like a knot in it? This was a joy kill for sure! We loved his profile! How fun! What a boyish face! But that cord...
The tech assured me it was not around his neck, but did not say whether or not it had a knot in it. Unfortunately, it is normal for the cord to be all over the baby and such throughout pregnancy. And at 20 weeks, 6 days what can be done? No delivery will save that baby if the cord kinks, collapses.
So I had to wait it out...
I showed the pics to a doctor soon after and she assured me that it was not a knot. They also re-took pics two weeks later... here are a few:
How precious! No knots.
His mouth looks just like my son Jackson's mouth looked. I have stared at that feature on Jackson's face more than at any other. I have longed to know what he would look like when he smiled. I have felt the need for patience, knowing i will see it, but not for so long.
I'm thankful that this little boy just may have his brother's mouth! It's a small detail to many, but to his mom, it is a visual link that will give me joy when he smiles, and help our little family always remember his brother.

8 comments:

Taylor and Stephanie Haught said...

He does have Jackson's mouth. So cute! I can't wait to meet him. Thanks for your post about our loss. I have really appreciated your love and support through this difficult time.

Kaitlin Hakes said...

He is beautiful! Isn't amazing the things they can see so early on now! We praying for you guys and are excited for your pregnancy!

The Porter's said...

Oh I am so glad to hear everything is fine. What an adorable little man he already is. And how LUCKY he is to be apart of your family. I'm praying for you.

Bri said...

I can totally see why you freaked...yikes. But what a relief to see the newer ones...he is just beautiful! I think that's a Kelly mouth; what do you think?

Julie said...

Oh my goodness, Kelly- he is so precious! I cannot WAIT to meet him. Such a little miracle baby and I am so I will be able to meet and hold him. So excited for you and I admire you always. <3

the lucas' said...

I'm so happy for you!! He is too cute! Glad things are going well, you are in my prayers!!

Rennie said...

As I looked at the first set of photos my heart jumped into my throat because I immediately saw what looks like the cord around his neck! I thought you must have been freaking out! I know I would have been. I'm glad everything is alright with him. What a relief! You're in my thoughts and prayers as always.

Cortney said...

Honey, he really does have Jackson's mouth. I was thinking that day we saw you at the dr's that he looked alot like Jackson did. What a blessing and he will be such a handsome little man for sure! Can't wait to love on him!