I had a fetal echocardiogram today to get what I thought were "better views" of our boy's heart. The tech was doing her thing, and honestly I have no idea of the small details they look for...all I saw was a perfectly beating heart, an active baby wiggling and kicking, and just God's miracle of life inside of me. After over an hour, the doctor came in and did some more scanning (this boy has a mind of his own and kept moving around for some shots) and he told us that it looks like Baby has a heart defect and an extra finger and toe on each hand and foot. He is doing great now, and even gained 2 oz since last week, but we were referred to genetic counseling and pediatric cardiology to figure out exactly what the diagnosis is and possibly have an amniocentesis to get a better idea of what is going on and what it means for Baby after birth.
Honestly, I was trying to hold it together the entire time. I was praying Jesus' name over and over, and thinking this was some kind of nightmare and that I was going to wake up any minute. I am so glad my husband was there, because I was walking so fast to the car and then he said, why don't you let me drive...and I broke down. Deep pain and anguish filled my heart, but the funny thing is that I still had a sense of peace throughout. I have seen God do miracles and I believe He will do so with our baby! 🙌🏾
I think about our memory verse in Metro Kids, "How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that. What you have done is wonderful. I know that very well.” Psalm 139:14 NIRV God is knitting our baby together perfectly inside of me and every day of his life is recorded in God's book! •
We know that God is a good Father and that He doesn't make mistakes! I am putting on my defensive armor everyday and fighting against the schemes of the enemy with the Sword of Truth! We ask all of you prayer warriors to stand in the gap and lift up our little one and Jon and I in prayer, as well as continue to declare perfect healing in Jesus' name! 🙏🏾🙌🏾