The good news: I'm still pregnant.
The bad news: What little cervix I had when admitted on 8/2/10, is now almost 1/2 of what it was. I'm now down from 1.4 cm (where I was on 8/2/10) to .787 cm. Since normal is 4 cm, in regular lingo I'm over 80% effaced.
All this means that baby Heidi will almost surely be born sooner rather than later. Friday is a big safety milestone (28 weeks) but I'm still really hoping that by some miracle I can make it to 32 weeks. We'll see what the Lord has in store.
For nerds like me, here's the ultrasound of my cervix:
here's what that jumbled photo means:
On a less technical note, here's the baby:
If you're like Matt and have a hard time making out what the heck this is, here's the labeled version:
Grateful for my .787 cm still left,
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