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Old 05-02-2006, 11:55 AM   #1
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Old 05-02-2006, 11:58 AM   #2
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After 8 yrs of TTC I got pregnant May 2005. I lost the baby at 5 weeks. I only knew less than a week.

I'm still TTC without success.
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Old 05-02-2006, 08:47 PM   #3
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We have had several losses, 1 at 4wks June 2000, 1 at 11wks Sept 2003, 1 at 5wks Nov 2003 & 1 at 10wks Feb 2004.


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We lost our first child at 11.5 weeks at our first ultrasound (8/05)--they could not find a heartbeat and our "Bean" was measuring at 10.5 weeks old. I had no pain whatsoever, nor any other signs of a miscarriage. I've always felt this was God's tender mercy on me.

We found all of this out on a Monday, Wednesday was more bloodwork and another U/S to look for a heartbeat--by Friday I was in surgery having a D&C (my mother endured 2 of these.. she calls them a "Dust and Clean".. I suppose we find humor in all things...). It was all very tramatic--we'd been trying to concieve for 2 years; my husband had to have surgery to remove a vericose vien that was stopping the flow of sperm on the left side of "his boys."

As tramatic was it was, the day that we found out that we had lost Bean we prayed together as a family (my husband and I) and we recieved a very clear messege that this suffering would be short. I was so terrified of having to wait another 2+ years to even have another chance.

We waited a month for my cycle to return and got pregnant again in 10/05--expecting dear son July '06. This pregnancy has been very easy so far (I'm currently almost 32 weeks along).
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To all who has posted thus far!

We were PG with our 3rd baby and found he had died about 17 weeks. It was a missed-miscarriage, no bleeding and no pain. (thank goodness!) Had a D&E a day later. But it was so hard to go back for my 6 week check up and see a teenage girl with her (supposed) boyfriend and friend, giggling and laughing. I was VERY bitter towards her and now I feel horribly badly about that.

I still get quite depressed about that and wonder if the pain will ever go away? That was 5 years ago. His due date was May 5th so in 2 more days he would be 5 years old
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I have been out of the loop for so long.

We just lost our little boy at 32 weeks. He lived for 40 minutes after his birth. We found out at 31 weeks that he had a fatal form of dwarfism that was the cause of my fluid increasing. Our birth was wonderful and I am so glad I got to hold and love him, even for that short time.

We would love to concieve again soon, but that is in God's hands.

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We lost our first child at 11.5 weeks at our first ultrasound (8/05)--they could not find a heartbeat and our "Bean" was measuring at 10.5 weeks old. I had no pain whatsoever, nor any other signs of a miscarriage. I've always felt this was God's tender mercy on me.

We found all of this out on a Monday, Wednesday was more bloodwork and another U/S to look for a heartbeat--by Friday I was in surgery having a D&C (my mother endured 2 of these.. she calls them a "Dust and Clean".. I suppose we find humor in all things...). It was all very tramatic--we'd been trying to concieve for 2 years; my husband had to have surgery to remove a vericose vien that was stopping the flow of sperm on the left side of "his boys."

As tramatic was it was, the day that we found out that we had lost Bean we prayed together as a family (my husband and I) and we recieved a very clear messege that this suffering would be short. I was so terrified of having to wait another 2+ years to even have another chance.

We waited a month for my cycle to return and got pregnant again in 10/05--expecting dear son July '06. This pregnancy has been very easy so far (I'm currently almost 32 weeks along).
Amanda I felt alot of comfort reading this..thank you
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Old 05-10-2006, 06:24 AM   #8
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Gosh its so great and bittersweet to read what other mamas have gone through to know Im/WE are not alone.

I just want to say when Im ready Ill post my story but for now hugs to all of you...
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I just lose a baby on the 23rd. I was 9 weeks 2 days. This is the 1st miscarriage. We have 4 other kids Alexa 13, Ian 11,Ariel 7 and Adalynn 19 months. Iwent to the dr yesterday and everything has passed so we can try again. We re just going to leave it in Gods hands and let it happen when it does.
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Hugs to all of you who have lost!

Dh and I got pregnant easily with our first two. No problems. After ds we couldn't get pregnant. We very actively ttc for 18 months, including all kinds of fertility treatments (except IVF) with no pregnancy. So, we decided to adopt internationally. We were still not using any bc during that time. Well, an adoption process that should have taken 9 months to a year took 2 years. And, after spending $50,000, two trips to Russia and falling in love with our twin girls, we lost them. When we got home we went right into IVF. We produced 3 beautiful embryos and implanted all three. We got a BPF and then were told we would miscarry. Well, that "miscarraige" turned 6 months on May 6th. If all that wasn't enough, we found out April 18 that I was pregnant with an ectopic and my belly was full of blood. I was rushed into surgery. How we got pregnant while I was EBF and after 3.5 years of ttc, who knows.

I am healing well, but emotionally I am still a little bruised. That little baby was so wanted. Now we have no clue if we'll ever get pregnant again and if we do we will be worried about an ectopic. And we are having to prevent pregnancy right now which just seems crazy, but I understand why. In 2 or 3 months we are going to do an HSG to see if there's any tubal damage.

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