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December 12th, 2012, 08:41 AM
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I have my second appointment today, and I am nervous for some reason. I keep reading about you ladies having the NT scan done, at my first appointment my doctor didn't mention having one done. So, now I am wondering if I will have one done, I am going to ask him about today.

Does anyone else get nervous before appointments?

*Update* Well, my appointment was pretty boring, except the nurse couldn't find the heartbeat, and it took the doctor a little bit to find it. Little peanut wouldn't stay still long enough, but he was finally able to hear it really well. I forgot to ask about the NT scan, dang pregnancy brain. But, I will be having a quad screen done in January, then two weeks after that we will have the big ultrasound. I hadn't told any family yet about the baby, given the situation. But, I told my mom and grandma today and they are really excited. So, now I have that weight off my shoulders and feel like I can really enjoy the pregnancy now.

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December 12th, 2012, 10:18 AM
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This is my 3rd baby, I am not nervous. In fact, I wish I didn't have to see the doc as much. I find it tedious as this point.

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December 12th, 2012, 10:43 AM
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I was never offered an NT scan in my first two pregnancies which is surprising to me since it was through a military hospital. I was however offered one by the private u/s place that my homebirth midwife used. I found that odd but we declined anyways.

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December 12th, 2012, 01:06 PM
QueenCrafty's Avatar Courtney
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An NT was offered but we declined since insurance doesn't cover it for us. I do get nervous before appointments with this pregnancy because things are really different than my uncomplicated first two pregnancies.

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December 12th, 2012, 01:23 PM
mrskristinmack's Avatar Super Mommy
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How many weeks are you?

I have two daugthers and this wasn't around with either of them (they are 8 and 19). I did ask my tech yesterday if this was new and she said it was a fairly new test. I personally enjoyed it just becuase I got to see baby, but I was really nervous beforehand. But baby waved and it was great!

Good luck at your appointment, keep us posted!

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