tentatively joining in here.
I only had one loss, and before my last pregnancy, but it still evidently really sticks with me, since I waited *forever* to test this time. I guess thinking if I found out for sure I was pregnant, then it would be more of a loss when I m/c, a super heavy period or something might just be that, or something. Though I guess I'd 'know' in some way. I had sort of been temping this cycle, but badly, and w/ my cycles being so wacky with nursing, I wasn't super positive on my ovulation date, so I just waited and waited until morning sickness finally kicked in, and finally DH today was just 'get a test already!'
so I did, and it freaked me out completely since when you wait this long to test, I guess it kind of screws up the control line (it gets super light) and I confused the control and test lines because of it, and immediately thought I'd be m/c soon since the line was so light. Whups. I guess I am almost 6 weeks along now! So less time to wait before the 12 week scan.
Originally Posted by xtara2003x
Yep..sounds very much like mine. I thought my baby was fine because the spotting stopped (but I was also put on progesterone) so the progesterone made the spotting stopped and made it a missed miscarriage. We mamas just KNOW...especially watching the body language and not seeing any heart beating. It was terribly traumatic. In fact, I am actually getting so angry about it again that I want to call and put a complaint down that that shouldn't be allowed. I mean I guess I understand that doctors are so busy so they need someone to do the other stuff..but the techs should be allowed to say something then!!!
I had the *exact* same experience, but no spotting even, so I was really blindsided. I had a 'bad' feeling, but it was my first pregnancy, so I wasn't really sure what was normal.
then later on in the pregnancy, I was in the ER due to abdominal pain (turned out to be appendicitis) and I had the same experience - a tech, making sure the babe was fine, since that'd be the first thing they check, didn't say a WORD for like 5min while she looked around. Since I had no idea if things were fine or not, I was 20wks, but hadn't felt movement yet (placenta in front) I had no idea. All I knew was that I didn't hear any heartbeat! but since it was the ER u/s machine, i guess it doesn't do that. I was sitting there crying for a while before she finally said 'do you want to see?' (screen was away from us) and I was sadly too upset to say what went through my head, 'well f**&, you tell me, do I WANT to see?' ugh. That was super super awful.
I have been nauseous, so that's good. That was one thing w/ my m/c, the nausea stopped in week 8 or so (though my body held on to it until 12 wks) so I guess Ill be paying close attention to that.