Monday, February 2, 2009

Biggest Disappointment Ever

I understand that everyone is human and makes mistakes. But telling your pregnancy obsessed, high-risk patient she'll be finding out the gender of her baby and have an extensive ultra-sound at her next appointment and then not doing it is one mistake that is not acceptable! That's exactly what happened today. Ryan skipped important school lectures so we could go to the appointment that we've been counting down to all month only to wait an hour to have a five minute appointment listening to the heartbeat. Although I am ecstatic that there is still a heartbeat, I am heart broken that we didn't have the appointment I was promised.

My doctor apologized for "misleading us to think this was that appointment because it is most definitely the next appointment at 20 weeks." With Ryan as my witness, she did not mislead, she misspoke. I even questioned her about it afterward because 17 weeks seemed too early to find out the gender, but she reassured me it was today's appointment.

So it looks like I have another month of waiting before I get a picture and a gender.

18 comments:

Amanda said...

Boo... your Dr. is lame. Give me her address so I can send her a letter. I still can't wait to find out what this little baby will be!

Ben said...

That stinks, Cheryl. I know if that happened to us, we'd be pretty disappointed. Becky's next appt is at the beginning of March, I think, and it'll be around 18 weeks by then...but still to early to find out gender. Keep us posted!

Lisa said...

bum diggidy dawgggggg

Dave said...

Dang! We are anxious to find out. I hope it's a girl, but if it's a boy I have lots of clothes to send you!

Dave said...

by the way it's Lynnette leaving the comment not Dave, sorry about that. Dave is anxious too, I just don't think is that excited about baby clothes.

kelli said...

GEEz Girl! You made me SO nervous today! I was worried that no new was terrible news....I am so relieved! LOVe You!

The Harrisons said...

That is so annoying!! I'm sorry, but at least everything is still going well! I can't wait to hear what it is.

Mom said...

When is your next appointment? Let the count down begin.
I love you,
Mom

Kevin & Laurel said...

L-A-M-E!!!! I know how you feel!!! What a let down! Well, I guess its better to wait and be 100% sure than to find out too ealry and be wrong later right?

Karie said...

Bummer!!! I'm so sorry! Hopefully his month goes by quickly for you!

Jessica said...

Four weeks and counting....gosh...that is ridiculous! I'm sorry girl!!! That means you should just come with me next week to Utah and have fun!!! :-)

Kristen said...

That stinks! What a dissapointment. At least at the next one there should be no mistaking the gender. Can't wait to find out!

Jessica said...

Bummer. I am so excited for you to find out though. Are you feeling ok? You look beautiful. Keep us all posted.

Megan said...

Lame. But, I'm SOOOOO happy you're expecting. I've been checking your blog, waiting for this to happen! Congrats! You'll be an incredible mommy!

Sarah said...

BUMMER. I think finding out the gender is the most exciting part of the whole 9 months--excluding birth. It makes it seem so much more real. Can't wait to find out.

Rebecca said...

Oh man, I agree with Amanda! That doctor should be ashamed!

lys said...

Congrats on the news that you are having a BOY!


BTW you look FABULOUS as a blonde.

Kevin and Leah Mitchell said...

Hi Cheryl! Congratulations on your baby news. I can't wait to hear what you're having. I had a similar experience where we made sure Kevin could be there, and then it didn't happen. sheesh. Your big should be coming up...very exciting!