All is calm

The last few weeks have been blissfully, strikingly, miraculously, unremarkable. My symptoms have been mild, and there has been no more spotting or cramping.

My eight-week scan was flawless. My little bean was measuring a day ahead, with a heartbeat of 140. My cervix was closed, and everything looked healthy and normal.

I am now nine weeks along. According to this post, my odds of miscarriage are now the lowest they’ll get until the second trimester. I’m not sure how accurate this is, but it sure is reassuring.

The next step is a dating scan at ten weeks, followed by my NT scan in early January. At my dating scan I’ll also be doing genetic screening tests – one perk of miscarriages is that they’re covered by insurance. When those results come back, I’ll also find out the gender! I’ll be euphoric with healthy, but excited to know if the nursery will tinged with pink or blue ­čÖé

In the meantime, I’m enjoying all the holiday sweets, and spending lots of time cuddling by the fire in this strangely chilly┬áSan Francisco winter.

All is calm, and all is bright.