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#1 of 17 Old 06-10-2009, 02:33 AM - Thread Starter
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I had my second ultrasound today, which puts me at 7 weeks. And like last week I have 2 sacs but can only see one heartbeat. The other sac looks empty sometimes, but sometimes no.
I don't get another ultrasound for 2 weeks. (I will be 9 weeks.)
I have no idea what to think, or expect. The doctor told me it's common to have trouble seeing one.
Has anyone had a similar situation? I really want them both. I've had a horrible time getting pregnant and well, clearly my body wanted 2....
What do you think?

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I think I'll pray for you that you see another baby in two weeks. You should be able to tell next time.
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Unfortunately, there's no way of knowing until things progress further. I wish you ease in the waiting.

FWIW, my "empty sac" is running around making an awful nuisance of himself today.

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Welcome, Dea! Really pulling for you and "leftie" too!

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Unfortunately, there's no way of knowing until things progress further. I wish you ease in the waiting.

FWIW, my "empty sac" is running around making an awful nuisance of himself today.

Awww this made me cry!
thank you!

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welcome Dea :

i'm so sorry you have this looooong wait ahead of you. keeping everything crossed for healthly everyone

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I hope everything works out for you. :

I had my Dr. appt. earlier today (I am 10weeks/4 days) & received similar news.

The Dr. thinks there is 2 sacs, but only one heartbeat. I'm seeing a specialist tomorrow to hopefully get a more definite answer.
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I hope everything works out for you. :

I had my Dr. appt. earlier today (I am 10weeks/4 days) & received similar news.

The Dr. thinks there is 2 sacs, but only one heartbeat. I'm seeing a specialist tomorrow to hopefully get a more definite answer.

Ohhh how did it turn out???

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Hi!
Unfortunately my twin didn't make it. I've been labelled as having a twin loss.
It's sad.

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I'm so sorry.
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I'm so sorry. (((hugs)))

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I am so sorry for your loss.

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sorry for your loss (( Dea ))

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Ohhh how did it turn out???
It's been one heck of a rollercoaster ride, but I am now 20 weeks.

One of our twins did indeed pass away & the other twin does have several "issues" but we're happy to have made it this far.

We're having a little girl & recently found out that she has Down's Syndrome. It was between Trisomy 18 & DS, so we are thrilled that it's "just" Down's Syndrome.
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i'm sorry to hear of your loss

congratulations on your surviving twin. i pray any associated issues are easy to treat and she brings much joy to you
have you checked out the special needs board here too?


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Thank you!

Yes, I'm slowly, but surely, making my way around to other parts of the forum.
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It's been one heck of a rollercoaster ride, but I am now 20 weeks.

One of our twins did indeed pass away & the other twin does have several "issues" but we're happy to have made it this far.

We're having a little girl & recently found out that she has Down's Syndrome. It was between Trisomy 18 & DS, so we are thrilled that it's "just" Down's Syndrome.
I am so sorry to hear of your loss and hope you are finding support for the DS.

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