Ba-bum. Ba-bum. Ba-bum.

When I was pregnant with Maddie, I rented a fetal doppler so Tim and I could listen to her heartbeat whenever we wanted. When we got over the heartbeat hurdle with this baby, there was no question that I would rent a doppler again.

It arrived today, and I quickly took it out of the package and got all ready to try to find the heartbeat. I hesitated for a minute, because I’m only 8w6d today, and that’s really early to hear the heartbeat on a doppler. But I thought, what the hell, and I went for it.

It took awhile. At first, I could only hear my own heartbeat. But then, there it was. Ba-bum ba-bum ba-bum ba-bum. The sweet, beautiful sound of my little one’s heart thumping away.

Sweet relief.


9 thoughts on “Ba-bum. Ba-bum. Ba-bum.

  1. Yeah your blog gives me hope too!!! I’m so happy you are already able to hear the hb with the home monitor! What brand did you get and where did you get it?

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