It’s a girl. Or as the ultrasound technician said, “there are no protrusions.” I think that means it’s a girl.
One head. Two arms. Two legs. Ten fingers. Ten toes (or was that eleven?!). Four-chambered heart. Fully-closed spinal cord in the lumbar and sacrum areas (I know–it’s a weird thing to look for but I can’t help it. I know a little too much about spina bifida). She was very active during the ultrasound–moving around a lot, waving her fists in the air around her face, and generally trying to hide from the ultrasound tech.
Nate and I were both fascinated by the images of our little…girl?! I guess we can’t really name her Stephen Colbert Miller after all. Maybe Stephanie Colbert?
I’ll admit that on my way home, I stopped at my favorite toy shop and bought the Sprout a doll. It’s orange, not pink (which I am not a fan of) and matches the cycling cap Nate bought her at a bike show last weekend. I’d like to think that if she had been a boy, I would have bought him a doll too. Maybe a blue one.