I also saw my sweet new Russian doctor (my previous one went on maternity leave, haha). I did not like the first doctor anyway, she was sort of frigid and very short with me. I ask a lot of relevant questions at my appointments, as most women should. I'm pretty well educated on the subject, and I like having good information. The mean doctor would just answer everything with, "It's because you're pregnant." This one listens and answers my questions thoughtfully and thoroughly. She is so pleasant and plump and I want to hug her after every visit. I will miss her when I move to San Diego. I am crossing my fingers to find an amazing new doctor that understands and supports the personal choices I have made for labor and delivery.
While my doctor was measuring my abdomen to check baby's size, the little one started moving around! Making it difficult! Then while she tried to listen to her heartbeat, baby bug kept moving around and kicking, making the machine make lots of weird noises! Hahaha, the Doc laughed at how active she was. I think the glucose drink made her feel funky, too. Oh, and I lost three pounds since last time and that freaked me out. But, it turns out sweet pea is actually measuring a little ahead, she is measuring about 26 weeks. Which is great! I guess I really am all belly. And now I get to eat more! :D The big weight gain should not really start until next month, when she will really start putting on weight. So, I am glad to be doing so well with weight gain thus far. I cannot wait until I can have another ultrasound and look at her. I really want to get a 3D ultrasound, but those are really expensive and Kaiser does not do them. I would have to go somewhere else and pay like $300. I think it is worth it, though. You can actually see the baby's face! That is so wonderful. Any moms that have had theirs are lucky.
I will be in San Diego so soon! Yay! BYE!