The 6 and a half weeks between finding out I was pregnant and the first scan (also known as the "dating scan"), were the longest 6 and a half weeks of my life!
Until the first scan, all you have to prove your pregnancy is a test and nausea! So that first scan is one of the most significant and anxious moments ever! I felt quite calm about it all until the few days leading up to it, when I felt sick, had headaches and some serious butterflies in my tummy!
Luckily, my hubby is very laid-back and helps me not to worry...he's a positive thinker. I, on the other hand, am a worrier! So although I knew chances were that everything would be okay at this point, I was still incredibly anxious and full of "what-ifs". (more…)