Hey everyone. We just got back from the clinic where we had an ultrasound. The way the tech said it was, "It looks like your baby has outdoor plumbing." I wondered how often she used that joke. I remember my heart was pounding as I held Melinda's arm as she giggled from the cold and tickly feeling of the ultrasound gel. We were both entranced by the image of the monitor as we saw our child for the first time. Everything is normal except for his head, which is bigger than average. I suppose it is a normal Taylor head.
We got pictures of our baby's face (which I think looks strangely reminiscent of an extra-terrestrial skull from Indiana Jones 4) and also it's foot and what looks like baby sucking his thumb. Melinda and I couldn't stop smiling during the whole ordeal. We are both looking forward to being parents; even the sleepless nights and diaper changes and bottle feedings and reading stories and cleaning the house every day and all of the things people commiserate over about babies. I can't wait to be a dad.
Here's a picture of his "outdoor plumbing"
Here's his foot
Here's his face. (Doesn't anyone else agree with me? Who's seen the movie?)
Here's a picture of our baby sucking his thumb. Isn't he adorable?