first post m/c appt

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Registered: 08-07-2007
first post m/c appt
Tue, 08-24-2010 - 5:19am

So we saw my OB. She examined me and said my cervix was healed and looked good so we can resume normal relations. She wants me to get as TV u/s this week so she can see that my lining is "nice and thin". She felt my uterus and said it feels "good".

Then she dropped two bombs on us. One is apparently I had a lot more bleeding than is normal on the table and she had to give me extra of the drug that makes it cramp down - metha-something or another. I guess its a good thing we chose the D&C and not natural if I was going to have a bleeding problem.

And worst of all (and I don't really know how to type this in euphamisms and abbrv.) the lab "couldn't find any fetal tissue". DH and I looked at each other and both said, "But we saw her! She had a heartbeat at 6 weeks. We saw her at 12 weeks with a head and arms and legs!" The doctor tried to explain it and slowly my biology teacher brain put it together - what

Chouli, 34; DH 45 Lilypie Pregnancy tickers
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Registered: 10-05-2006
Tue, 08-24-2010 - 9:46am

My heart goes out to you. They couldn't find my baby either (ectopic) but we never got to see the baby at all like you did. It is so unfair and I know it feels like your heart is ripped out.

Hang in there!

TTC 1st child since 2006
June 16, 2010: IUI w/ Femara BFP (Ectopic - Methotrexate shot) RE sidelined me until November cycle for next IUI :(