One of the most exciting bits of pregnancy is the first time you see your baby on that ultrasound screen. It’s the moment all that nausea and fatigue pays off and you see the human you’ve created in your mind (and your loins) as a real life, tangible little person.
I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want a cracking pic for my first ultrasound. As a lover of all things rock, I had images in my head of my unborn babe throwing out the metal horns or giving me some sign from the inside that he or she had inherited their mother’s love of music. But nope, they were standard pics that could have been any old baby on the block.
For most of us, that’s how it goes – a tiny set of arms, legs, head and tummy whose features are pretty indecipherable from the ultrasound that came from the womb of the mama immediately before your appointment. But sometimes, an ultrasound pic can capture something out of this world incredible (and possibly a little creepy) that makes for the best keepsake ever.
Here are some of the greatest we’ve ever seen. Behold….
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