Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Our First Weekly BPP

Yesterday we had our first (of hopefully many) weekly bio-physical profile (BPP) scan.  Everything looked good.  My fasting blood sugars are also looking much better.

Every Monday they'll do a BPP scan, which checks her major organs, heartbeat, and blood flow in her cord. Every other week they'll add in growth measurements (the next one should be on the 21st).  Every Thursday we'll go in for a non-stress test (NST). The basic plan: As long as she makes a certain percentage worth of weight/size gain every two weeks, we'll just continue the weekly monitoring until (I assume) I go in to labor naturally. If she doesn't gain that amount, or if something looks abnormal, I'll either be put on bed rest, or be given steroids and labor will be induced, depending on the problem and the severity of said problem.

Fingers crossed that everything continues to look good.


  1. Oh I hope things keep going well. Yay that your blood sugars are better!

  2. I'm glad to hear that you have a plan. And that your blood sugars are looking good.

  3. Here's hoping everything keeps going ok. Thinking of you.