Wednesday, July 24, 2013

That's the Best Ball Shot I've Ever Seen!

I just had my 36 week appointment. I had a blood draw, my GBS test, and the midwife did an in office sono to check his position.

He was head down (yay) and I asked her if while we were at it could we maybe try to get a penis shot. Because yes, I'm 4 weeks from my due date and have yet to see a penis. I won't lie that there has been this teeny tiny part of me that's holding out that this baby could still be a girl. Hi, my name is Faith and I need to see it to believe it. My parents named me after their favorite soap opera character if at helps to explain anything.

I explained to my midwife that John wasn't at our anatomy scan so we didn't get the visual. She laughed and searched around for a penis. Suddenly she exclaimed, "that is the BEST ball shot I've ever seen!" Sure enough there on the screen was a perfect profile of baby boy's balls. Unfortunately it's not the type of machine that prints out pictures so I can't share a picture of my child's balls with you all. I'm sure he'll thank me later.

After the appointment I called John to tell him that I finally had visual confirmation that our not so little Frijole was indeed a boy. He asked if I finally accept it now to which I replied, "Yes. Unless our baby girl has got some balls." This child is part me after all. :)

4 comments:

  1. haha I'm glad you got visual confirmation. Hope your little dude stays in position for you!

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  2. Such a funny post!! Congratulations! Boys are lots of fun!

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  3. Hilarious story! Glad you finally got visual confirmation. At my 20 wk u/s, the tech said she saw it but I couldn't quite make anything out - so I suppose for the first time in four pregnancies, I have a smidge of doubt that there's actually a boy in here. When my second son (Joel) was on that u/s screen, the tech typed in "DEFINITELY A BOY" right over his, um, penicular area. No such definitive proof this time, thus far!

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  4. This is hilarious. The ball shot missed around the world. He will thank you for sure!! Boys are so much fun too! Congrats again!

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