Its A…… ;-)

Ok, yesterday was our big ultrasound!! We were able to see the baby in pretty good detail. The technician looked at all different organs and took measurements to make sure everything is developing properly. Everything looked great!! We saw the heart and its chambers, the lungs, kidneys, stomach, mouth, hands, feet, bones in the legs/arms, and brain. The baby is measuring 13oz!! She said that is right on track for about 20 weeks which is what I am. I have my follow up appointment with my doctor on Friday so I’m sure she will talk to me more then. Here are some pictures from the latest ultrasound!

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A good profile shot!

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Little mouth open!!

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Cute little feet!!

After the ultrasound, Matt, Cassie and I drove to the beach for the day! We had never taken Cassie to the beach before, so it was kind of a birthday present for her (She turned 2 on Sunday). It was so beautiful!! Cass loved the beach! Her nose was going so fast!! She couldn’t believe all the new smels. Here are a couple of pictures from our trip:

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When we got back, we went to my parents house for dinner!! We brought a cake to tell them the exciting news about the baby!! I frosted the outside with chocolate (of course!) and the inside with a very gender specific color. Here is the cake:

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OK, stop reading if you don’t want to know!! We found out that our baby is a………………………………………..

 

GIRL!!! WE are so excited!! So the inside of the cake was frosted pink. Here is the after picture!!

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See the pink frosting??!! Mom, Dad, Brian and Scott were all there to celebrate the big news. Janet & Jim and Matt K got pink flowers yesterday in Houston & Sacramento!! What used to be a family with mostly boys is quickly adding to the girl side!! Two sisters in laws this year and a baby girl! Watch out boys!! πŸ˜‰

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11 comments on “Its A…… ;-)

  1. Joni says:

    How exciting to welcome a baby girl!
    Our continued best wishes to you and Matt!!

  2. emily says:

    congrats karen and matt! girls are so much more fun to buy clothes for. πŸ™‚ i’ve been keeping up on your blog, and have been enjoying it.

  3. emily says:

    p.s.
    the umpqua ice cream in the background of the cake picture totally made me homesick!

  4. Sally says:

    I am so excited that the baby is a girl. Matt will be a great father to a girl! Love you guys,

    the baby’s ‘Great Aunt’ Sally

  5. Lynlea says:

    Congratulations! I’m so excited for you! I can’t wait to pick out some cute little pink outfits. πŸ™‚ Very exciting! I can’t believe how fast time is flying….August will be here before you know it!

  6. Heather says:

    Woohoo!! That breakfast club is going to be full of nothing but girls!

  7. Janet Hughart says:

    Thank you so much for the flowers! They were a great way to tell us the happy news! As Jim said, you know how to brighten up a day!!

  8. Ami Redfern says:

    Girls rule…can’t wait to go home and tell my girls the good news!

  9. Becki says:

    So excited that you’re expecting a girl!!! – if Cassie is any indication, she will have Matt wrapped around her little finger. Future boyfriends won’t stand a chance between him and her dotting Uncles! Congratulations – you will be incredible parents!

    Love you all
    Great Auntie Becki

  10. Grandma Jan :) says:

    SHE is beautiful already! 13 ounces and 9 inches long! Grandma Janet and I need to get shopping! What terrific news — we are so excited!!! Counting the months! πŸ™‚
    Love, Grandma Jan πŸ™‚

  11. Pam Fister says:

    Congratulations! How wonderful, a little girl.
    Best wishes to you all. Hope you have a speedy and healthy delivery. Love Pam

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