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So I don't have a whole lot of updating, but I'd like to take a moment to ask for your continued prayers for Kaydence. This week I had my biophysical profile or BPP and a non-stress test or NST at my doctor appointment. It was in the afternoon and I truly believe that Kaydence is a lot like her momma; it's just hard to be awake at that time of day! She received and 8 out of 8 in her BPP which was great, but her NST was considered non-reactive. Not the best news, but my doctor wasn't worried because her BPP was so good. Sometimes, when NSTs are non-reactive, it can signal an issue with the amount of oxygen a baby is getting or something being wrong with the brain. Yep, that is stuff to worry about, but you know what? I'm not going to do that. I'm going to keep praying about it all and just give it to God. It's a lot easier to say this than do it because it is a struggle, but what else can I do about it? It's out of my hands and in His, which is so much better. And last week's NST was awesome - and in the morning when she normally moves more - so lesson learned. I will schedule these visits in the morning and have coffee and donuts before I go! Much better results!

Also on Monday, Kaydence will have her checkup in Dallas. The doctor will measure her and check all of the things he checks to let us know how she is doing. We will also meet with the cardiologist who will check her little heart. But before I go see them, we will meet NICU folks at the hospital where we will deliver. I'm a little nervous as I delivered both of my other kids with the same doctor and the same nurse at the same place...I was even in the same room after delivering them both! So I will be a little out of my element here. So many prayers are needed for us this week and I do appreciate them all!


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