An Unexpected Picture

by jessicaturner on June 27, 2008

We have been monitoring my blood pressure regularly because my swelling is a sign of pregnancy induced hypertension. Well, last night my bp was a little higher than it should be, so this morning I had to go in for a bunch of tests. Nothing too alarming, but I do have to be under a close watch in the days ahead. One of the tests I had to have was to go have an ultrasound done to make sure all of Elias’ vitals were good, blood flow was good, etc. Everything was great! He was moving a lot, I have a lot of amniotic fluid, blood flow to the placenta and cord was good, etc. They estimate his weight to be about 7 lbs. 7 oz right now – give or take a pound.

I was most excited to get to see him again and get some new pictures. He wouldn’t move his arm from his face, so below is the best one we got of his little face. In another image, we could also see that his little head has hair on it. He is one cute baby. Can’t wait to kiss those chipmunk cheeks!



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*~*Amber*~* June 27, 2008 at 6:21 pm

oh jess… take care and rest up. elias is just adorable! those cheeks!!! can’t wait! xo

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p June 27, 2008 at 6:25 pm

Oh my gosh! He looks just like Matthew! :) I’m digging those cheeks.

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MandieGirl June 27, 2008 at 6:32 pm

So sweet…cute little nosey.

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Jill June 27, 2008 at 6:39 pm

3D Ultrasound wasn’t yet available when I had my girls…how awesome for you. He’s so beautiful!

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Jenn A. June 27, 2008 at 6:44 pm

So amazing that they can get pictures like that! How exciting-he looks like such a little man. So precious.

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Anonymous June 27, 2008 at 6:49 pm

What a beautiful boy!!!
Take care and get lots of rest.
Props those feet up and have a glass of lemonade!
Love Michele

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Anonymous June 27, 2008 at 7:26 pm

jess and matthew…can’t believe it’s almost here! and that picture…it’s so unbelievably clear! you’re in the home stretch…almost, almost there! love, sarah, aj, & jack

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Traci June 27, 2008 at 7:35 pm

Elias is such a little sweetie! Lee and I’ll be praying for your bp to stay down and for you to get lots of rest! Love you girl!

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Anonymous June 27, 2008 at 9:17 pm

Look at that cute nose!! I love that picture! Thank you for sharing! Liz…in Texas!

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Cindy June 28, 2008 at 12:49 am

What a cutie!
Take care of yourself!
Keep your feetsies up!
Cindy ~ Phoenix

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kas June 28, 2008 at 2:20 am

We had one of these ultra sounds with my last grandson and when he was born he looked just like the picture, so cute. Amazing… Take care of yourself. God Bless..

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Carole June 28, 2008 at 2:21 am

OMG, he is so cute, he looks like he is just patiently waiting for the, “It`s time to be born” signal. Love you two, can`t wait to hold my baby.

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staceyfike June 28, 2008 at 4:03 am

give or take a pound, lol!

and OMG! he looks so sweet!!
i’m so excited for you!!

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Michelle Cochran-Wells June 28, 2008 at 4:08 am

Oh, he’s such a cutie! Isn’t technology amazing? He’ll be here before you know it and you’ll never be able to remember life without him. :) Get some rest this weekend and your SB layouts were great!

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Anonymous June 28, 2008 at 4:29 am

Wow I can’t wait to kiss those checks and I plan on smothering them!!!!! He is beautiful and I am excited to be his Nana……love you both mom

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Ronda White June 30, 2008 at 5:21 am

I had a couple of 3D ultrasound photos taken and they are just the best. Keep on the bed rest to lower your BP. I was on bed rest for a month before my son was born and trust me, I feel your pain!

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Joy June 30, 2008 at 6:43 pm

I don’t know how I missed this post!!! He’s so cute!

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