I had my Nuchal Transluency (NT) scan last week at the maternal fetal medicine specialist you get referred to if you’re over 35. It’s a detailed ultrasound where they measure baby body parts to make educated recommendations for further genetic testing. The doctor didn’t come into the room with us, but supposedly watched on a monitor in his office where we met with him about 15 minutes later. Everything was fine, he thought, but almost as an afterthought he said I shouldn’t do any heavy lifting for the next 2-3 weeks.
I didn’t want to jinx it, but it seems Mr. Go is now sleeping through the night at least half the time since last week. He is just shy of two and a half and not weaned. I am happy and relieved that he’s doing it all by himself, but I confess I haven’t been able to enjoy it yet!
I still wake up at the times he was likely to cry for me to get him and bring him into bed with us. He’s in a toddler bed now, but I always promptly ran in when he cried because he was capable of climbing out of his crib and I didn’t want him to try. I did tell him just to come into our room if he woke up when he made the switch, but he never got it. I guess that would require a level of wakefulness that we don’t really want at 2:30 a.m. It wasn’t a problem since I sleep very lightly after the initial 2 hours.