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8.5 weeks, no heartbeat :-(
kstategrad07 posted:
Hi Ladies,

I have some very sad news. I went in for my first US (vaginal) on Wednesday, I was 8.5 weeks. My doctor couldn't find a heartbeat, and the baby was only measuring 6 weeks. She had me go to the radiologist who did a more powerful US, and she couldn't find a heartbeat either. So yesterday I had to have a D&C. This was my 3rd loss. I had two losses before my son, and now this one.

I am so upset with my doctor and her office, I will be switching once I become PG again. I told them when I first called in, about 4.5 weeks that I had to be put on progesterone for the first 10 weeks when I was PG with my son (I was seeing a specialist at that time because of my previous 2 losses, so I didn't start to see her until later in my pregnancy). Her office completely ignored my request to get in earlier because of this. I didn't get in to see the nurse and do blood work until 7 weeks. Then I didn't even get to see the doctor until Wednesday.

I don't know if the MC could have been prevented, but I do want a doctor that actually cares about my concerns. As soon as I have a period I will be able to try again, so I will be joining you all in the journey to get pregnant!

*~*~Baby Dust to everyone!~*~*
hgreenwood7058 responded:

Hugs I am sorry to hear that. I hope you are able to find a provider and nursing staff that will listen to your concerns.
Heather(24),DH Lee(25)PCOS w Hemmoragic cysts. BFP:1/23/11 M/C 2/10/11. BFP 08/13/11. EDD 4/17/12-Team Blue!. Hope this LO will stick
prayforamiracle responded:
I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sending lots of hugs your way. I can't believe the office would not see you sooner, after telling them about the need of progesterone in a prior pregnancy. Honestly, I would probably want to give them a piece of my mind. I don't blame you for wanting another doctor. I hope you heal quickly from the D&C and I look forward to you joining us soon.
Prayforamiracle-Me(36)Dh(43)TTC since 11/06. Only pregnancy ended in miscarriage in 7/07. Dealing with MFI. Anovulatory and irregular cycles due to PCOS. 1st IUI 1/12=BFN Currently on Cycle 31.
michelle063007 responded:
I am so sorry for your loss. That is terrible that your doctor's office would not put you on the progesterone. I asked about it after my 2nd loss and they said there is no research that shows it helps but they would prescribe it anyway if it would make me feel better. I chose not to do it, but they were so open to making me feel better. I dont blame you for wanting to find a new doctor. I hope you find one that is more compassionate and I wish you the best of luck in your journey.
Me (28), DH (34), TTC since 7/10, BFP 6/5/11, m/c 6/25/11, BFP 8/27/11, m/c 9/8/11, BFP 2/7/12--fingers crossed!!!
perry147 responded:
I'm so sorry for your loss. If I was in youe situation I would also find another Dr. Not everybody that's a Dr should be one.
Me 42 DH 41 DS 9/10/10 2m/c @ 8wks(4/09) and 11 wks(d

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