How should we announce to our friends and family our good news? Of course, we have already told our immediate families over dinner but we wanted a fun and creative way to let everyone else in on this wonderful news. We decided to give the honors to our German Shepard whom we adore. We ordered a sign that says “Baby Volotzky Guard Dog Duty starts September 2015”. We've been planning to get pregnant for some time and got Ayla as a puppy, a year prior, so she would be an adult and mature enough before our baby was here. I have trained my dog extensively. She does some pretty cool tricks. We can't wait for our new addition!
Well, that was exciting!! We just had our second appointment with our delivery doctor and we were able to see our baby for the first time. There is nothing like it. The doctor came in, turned on the monitor and there was our child that we created together. Looked just like a little gummy bear. We then heard the little heartbeat. I don't know how something so small could have such a strong heart. It is an absolute miracle.
We left with some pictures of the ultrasound and gave them as gifts to our parents. My mother in law took one look and right away said the baby was going to look like me and that it was going to be a boy. She said it was just a feeling she got. I guess time will tell. The most important thing is to have a healthy baby.