Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Is this dorky?

Just a quick update on the gender debate. I ran into Dr. R, our original perinatologist who was supposed to do my ultrasound last week but he took a day off. I told him that since he wasn't there, he had to do a nub analysis on the photos I had from my appointment. So, he looked at them, and said.....It's DEFINITELY a girl. He gave me a 98% chance! Now, THAT's something I can work with!

Now the debate will be a name. Carlos and I are down to two variations of the same name. I think I'm going to win eventually, but women always do, right? I just think with our last name having 3 syllables, the first name should be 2 or less. Sarah Q, you can back me up on this, right? You wouldn't have named little G something like Henderson (sorry, that's the first thing that popped in my head!) with a long last name, would you? The name I picked has two syllables but only 4 letters, and his is a 3 syllable one. Hmmm...

My other question is, do you think it's dorky to have a journal for the baby? I bought one awhile back in case it was a girl, so I could tell her our feelings/excitement/fears during the pregnancy and after she's born. A girl would read that, not a boy. I can remember reading my baby book and loving it! I hope she will too. I have just seen a lot of NICU moms writing journal entries for their baby to eventually read. Or maybe I can just use this blog? I wonder how long it stays online?

Ok, that's all I got for today. I have a coffee date and a date for BINGO! Ha ha! I just thought of it the other day and wanted to go. Yes, I'm a loser. But I have a day off, what else should I do? No baby stuff just yet, it's too early! So, I'll bring my bingo dobbers and get ready for a good time! Lol! Don't hate...you know it's cool. ;-)


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2 comments:

  1. Well Adam and I always said that if we had a girl, I'd get to pick the name and if we had a boy, he'd get to pick the name... So I think you should win and get to pick the name! (after all, she IS using YOUR uterus as an apartment and coming out of YOUR vagina!)

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  2. Hahaa.. we thought long and hard about a girl's name, if little g was in fact a girl. We knew we had to keep the first name AND middle name short... so we like Graham Alden Q. For girls we had Addison or Madeline. I think those sound nice but still a little long. Our second child... girl OR boy is going to be Hollis {something middle} Q. We love it but we are hearing a lot of crap about it... I think we'll keep the name a secret {but that's what it's going to be}.

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