Monday, August 26, 2013

Final Scan and Report

Scan: Last Thursday, as many of you know, my surrogate was admitted to the hospital with mild contractions and extreme nausea. On Friday, the clinic sent the last and final report and scan for the babes and surromom (see below).

Dear Anwar,

We hope you are doing well.
We would like to inform you that we have done a USG scan for L as per our obstetrician's advise.
Kindly find attached herewith reports of the same.
We would like to inform you that our obstetrician has reviewed the reports & found everything within normal limit.

Your babies are also doing well.
However, L is still in the hospital and undergoing necessary medical treatment.
We are keeping very close eyes on her pregnancy.

Our medical staff have been reviewing her on regular intervals and taking further actions accordingly.
We will keep you updated with her further progress & new status.

With Best Regards,

It is good to see that the babes are growing so much. Each of them is about 5lbs and 8 ounces. I am not sure how much faith to put into this report though. Either way, the babes seem to be healthy, and that makes me happy. Their measurements seem to be on the lower percentages on this scan, which means I am going to have to feed them tons when they leave the womb! I am starting to get the feeling that both babes will be girls, I don’t know why. Anyway, in a couple of weeks, I will know exactly what gender they will be.

I just want to take some time to acknowledge and honor the surrogates that go through so much (more than any of us IPs know) to create these miracles we call babies. Pregnancy is seriously no joke and these women are so strong to be doing this. Having my surrogate admitted in the hospital reminded me of this. I hope my children will exhibit similar illustrations of strength in their lifetime.

Update: Today, I received an update on my surromom’s condition. She is doing much better and they are discharging her! Yay!

Dear Anwar,

We hope you are doing fine.
We are here again with new updates of L.

As per our recent discussion with our obstetrician we would like to inform you that she is doing fine. With respect to the same our medical team has decided to get her discharged from the hospital. Please note that she will be out from the hospital by today evening.

We will keep you updated with her further progress & new status.

With Regards,

My Mom seems to think that this episode was due to two things: 1) L might have caught an infection of some sort and 2) her body is starting to let her know it is close to delivery date. My Mom said she had similar episodes (Braxton Hicks) and gave birth to each of her children a couples weeks afterward. I’m hoping the L does the same thing. =)

Welcome home!: And finally, I want to give a quick shout out to Blogger Fred who came home (to the US) this past weekend. Welcome home! Now the real fun starts!


  1. Thanks Anwar! I can't believe you are so close to meeting your twin girls (you know I've been said you were having girls). I'm happy everyone Is healthy!

  2. Hmmm, Fred was supposed to have twin girls and ended up with boys! Wondering the same for you Anwar? :) Regarless of the gender, wishing you healthy babies. You are almost there!