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Fetal Movements: Quickening

I was around 13 weeks along when I felt a “quickening” in my lower abdomen. Fetal Movements: Quickening refers to the initial motion of the fetus in the uterus as it is perceived or felt by the pregnant woman. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, to “quicken” means “to reach the stage of pregnancy at which the child shows signs of life.”(Wikipedia.com) I was just laying down on my right side I believe when I felt a flutter in there. I am very much in-tune with my body (see: I am a very sensitive person. LOL) so I knew it …

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Positive! Early Pregnancy Ultrasound

I just got back from my trip to the US about two weeks ago before I found out we were expecting. It was a total surprise since we were all planning our July 2011 wedding. I even got my bridal gown in the US already, I hand-carried it all the way from New Jersey! Thank God I was on Business Class or it would have been such a hassle carrying that thing on Economy. It was 3 days before my birthday when I decided to take a home pregnancy test. I wanted to know for sure if I was or …