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#1 of 34 Old 10-08-2006, 04:42 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I FINALLY have my 2nd u/s appt tomorrow. I have had 1 m/c at 7 weeks and one high-risk, but healthy pregnancy. At my 1st u/s, they said that it looked like the baby may have implanted on or near the septum (bicornuate uterus) which would mean that it would eventually run out of adequate blood supply and die. The sac & possible fetal pole was there at 5w4d, but measured 4w5d. I go tomorrow at 7w4d to check for proper growth and a heartbeat. I have been bleeding persistently for 2 weeks now. Every single day. Sometimes I feel that the progesterone suppositories are making it worse! (anyone ever hear of that?) I want to go to this appt so badly so that I finally know if the heart ever started beating, but at the same time I don't want to go and find out that the baby died. I'm an emotional train wreck. I'm making myself sick over this. Just needed to say all of that to someone!!!
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oh mama, . i will be thinking of and praying for you and your little babe tons today and tomorrow. i hope that you get excellent news and that you don't have to worry anymore.

hang in there.

what time is your appointment?

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I am thinking of you and wishing you well - of course you are concerned.
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what time is your appointment?
It's at 1:00. The perinatology appts take a minimum of 3 hours total, so I won't be home until at least 4:30. I'll update as soon as I can. Thanks for your good thoughts!
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Good luck, I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I hope the appointment goes well.

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Oh honey, I'm sorry things are not going smoothly for you... You'll be in my thoughts and I'll be watching for when you let us know the good news!

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I'm sorry you are going through this! I'll be thinking of you tomorrow--I hope you get great news.
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I FINALLY have my 2nd u/s appt tomorrow. I have had 1 m/c at 7 weeks and one high-risk, but healthy pregnancy. At my 1st u/s, they said that it looked like the baby may have implanted on or near the septum (bicornuate uterus) which would mean that it would eventually run out of adequate blood supply and die. The sac & possible fetal pole was there at 5w4d, but measured 4w5d. I go tomorrow at 7w4d to check for proper growth and a heartbeat. I have been bleeding persistently for 2 weeks now. Every single day. Sometimes I feel that the progesterone suppositories are making it worse! (anyone ever hear of that?) I want to go to this appt so badly so that I finally know if the heart ever started beating, but at the same time I don't want to go and find out that the baby died. I'm an emotional train wreck. I'm making myself sick over this. Just needed to say all of that to someone!!!


Wishing for good news for you.
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Good luck... I'll be thinking of you and hoping that all goes well at your appointment... try and get some rest tonight
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I'll be thinking of you...best wishes.

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I'll be thinking of you!
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and prayers for you, Mama!
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You will be in my prayers!
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thinking of you this morning mama.

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How stressful that sounds. I am pulling for you to get some good news!

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: i took progestrone (tablets) when i was pregnant with Jenna. I bled from day 1 and than it stopped at about 5 months pregnancy. I know how scary it is. I will be thinking about you
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Thinking of you, mama. I hope you hear good news today.

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I'm also thinking of you. I hope all goes well at your appointment.
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Well, believe it or not, there is a baby in there with a heartbeat beating away. It measured to the exact day and its heart rate was 148. He said that there is a possibility that the bleeding is from the progesterone. So, hopefully that is what all of that nonsense is. He said that everything looks fine. So, I go back in 4 weeks. I'll be in my 2nd trimester & I'll have the ultrascreen done. Hopefully all continues well!

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I am so glad to hear it!!!! What a scare... and what a relief! I can't imagine how thrilling the news must have been!

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: that is great. Maybe you could do the progesterone by mouth instead of vaginal.

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Yippee!!!

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YYYYYYYYYIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIPPPPPPPPpppppEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm so happy you have a healthy baby in there!! I'm so happy for you and your famliy!!
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WOHOOOOOO!! That is great news! I'm so happy that everything looks good. You must feel so relieved. Congrats!!

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You must be so relieved! Congrats!
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Wohooooooooooooo!!! I am so happy for you!! What great news... congrats all over again!

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Great news!
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Oh, I am so happy for you Mama! You have been through so much. Continued prayers for you and your baby.
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