Thursday, April 22, 2010

An Actual picture of what's going on


I talked about what is happening in my baby's head, but realized that I've not added a picture here. And with as generous as MFM is with u/s pics (yay!!), we have a lot of great pictures of our little guy.

This profile picture is one that really shows what is happening:
In an ultrasound, fluid is black. If you look at his head here (I'm assuming you can tell that he is laying face up-this is a profile shot), you can see the amount of fluid in his head. The light gray area that spans the top of the black area is his brain matter. This picture is from about 4 weeks ago, when it wasn't being compressed quite so much up in the front and on top-now you can see just a thin layer around the fluid and not the bulk up toward his forehead.

Anyway, hopefully this provides a better idea for those who didn't quite understand what I've been describing.

And if nothing else, you get to see his cute little profile. With the same nose that a couple of our other kids have.
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9 comments:

Kelsey said...

he's very very cute!

Rheanna said...

He's adorable!

Tiffany said...

Love the picture, he is one handsome little guy!

Lisa said...

He's gorgeous!

Celeste said...

That pic definitely makes the whole situation clear in my mind now. The little guy, he's such a trooper and as you said, he's got to be really strong to have taken on this challenge. I think his name is perfect for this situation...Stay strong Samuel!

Kerri said...

Guess what... No matter how much we have to deal with Doctors that think they know everything and other people who are 'experts' we have a loving Heavenly Father who is an expert that has a plan and a purpose for everything under heaven. The sad thing is that His plan isn't always our plan. Hang in there Catey your family is in our prayers.

Cindi said...

He is darling.

Shilo said...

So Cute!
Thanks for sharing.

~LL~ said...

Absolute sweetness!