Eighteen Weeks Pregnant – Movement and a Doppler

Seventeen weeks pregnant brought a feeling of relief when I got to hear our baby’s heart beat for the very first time.  I was convinced that I had an anterior placenta, though, and that’s why I hadn’t felt any fetal movement at this point.  I didn’t want to spend my time being nervous, so when the husband and I got home from the Doppler check, we decided to order one for rental.  On the day we turned eighteen weeks pregnant, that Doppler came in the mail.  And that was when I knew that I wouldn’t have any of the same pregnancy fears at eighteen weeks pregnant.  I had a little built in reassurance.

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