God has given me many small glimpses in the past 6 months of this miracle that is growing inside me. Some are wonderfully amazing, other... not so much. It began with feeling sick and only wanted carbs. Then it was getting to announce to our family and friends. At six weeks, it was seeing the baby for the first time and hearing his little heartbeat, reassuring me that he was still there and healthy. I watch as my belly continues to grow, sometimes it seems by the minute! At 18 weeks it was feeling the first flutters of him moving, doubting that it was him at first! At 19 weeks Kerry felt him move for the first time and got to share that with me. At 20 weeks it was seeing how much he had grown and finding out he was a HE. :) Then there was the first real kick and the tiredness that never seems to go away... Each of these moments is such a blessing to me as it reminds me of the precious life that God has forming. I pray that I will not take these for granted or wish them away and that the next 3 months will be filled with new milestones: his name, creating his room, watching him move and of course welcoming him into the world with open arms and a full heart.
Thank you God for these small moments yet big milestones in bringing our son to us.