baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

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baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by leorira11 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:49 am

I posted a while back that I had some really heavy bleeding at 5w3d. At 5w4d, I had an u/s that showed a 'collapsing' gestational sac. My hCG was still going up, so I stayed on my PIO and went back for another u/s a few days later. At exactly 6 weeks, we saw a perfect little baby with a heartbeat. We were elated.

At 6w5d, I went for another u/s. Baby still measuring 6w1d, but still with a heartbeat. Instead of releasing me to my OB (which had been the plan), they schedule another u/s for a week later.

Today, I should be 7w5d. At the u/s, the baby still has a heartbeat but it is 'slow' (not sure what the number was). Also, the baby is still measuring 6w1d (about 4mm).

The nurse said there is nothing we can do but keep waiting. I should be scheduled for ANOTHER u/s in one more week (hopefully 8w5d).

I had some minor spotting last week (a few brown stains in my underwear, on two seperate days).

Is there any hope?

Is continuing to take the PIO preventing my body from miscarrying?
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Re: baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by Ghost » Mon Aug 30, 2010 1:48 pm

I'm sorry, These usually don't make it to live birth. Perhaps yours will make it. But this is a good time to be realistic.

The PIO will not completely prevent miscarriages (some occur on PIO), but if your doctor believes your fetus is proved to be non-viable, then he/she will ask you to discontinue the PIO. That may encourage the m/c. If that does not work by itself, he/she may take further steps.

Don't change your meds until your doctor instructs you to do so.
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Re: baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by angelaezra » Mon Aug 30, 2010 11:26 pm

leorira11 wrote:I posted a while back that I had some really heavy bleeding at 5w3d. At 5w4d, I had an u/s that showed a 'collapsing' gestational sac. My hCG was still going up, so I stayed on my PIO and went back for another u/s a few days later. At exactly 6 weeks, we saw a perfect little baby with a heartbeat. We were elated.

At 6w5d, I went for another u/s. Baby still measuring 6w1d, but still with a heartbeat. Instead of releasing me to my OB (which had been the plan), they schedule another u/s for a week later.

Today, I should be 7w5d. At the u/s, the baby still has a heartbeat but it is 'slow' (not sure what the number was). Also, the baby is still measuring 6w1d (about 4mm).

The nurse said there is nothing we can do but keep waiting. I should be scheduled for ANOTHER u/s in one more week (hopefully 8w5d).

I had some minor spotting last week (a few brown stains in my underwear, on two seperate days).

Is there any hope?

Is continuing to take the PIO preventing my body from miscarrying?
Leorira – I am so sorry to hear about what you are going through. I am praying for the best for you and your baby.

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Re: baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by Kamaile » Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:53 am

sorry to hear this....prayers..
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Re: baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by leorira11 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:10 am

nope. no hope.

u/s this morning and the heartbeat has stopped. I started to spot. Doctor says hopefully it will pass on it's own. I go back in a week to see if my uterus is empty. If so, we can talk about another FET. If not, we have to talk about a D&C. I can't believe this is happening.
8 IVF+6 FET=6 BFN+8 BFP =

-b/g twins 22w (12.09)
-mc 10w (9.10)
-Micha (7.19-24.11) & Asaf (7.19-28.11) born at 24w
-mc 5wk (2.12)
-no HB at 18w (10.12)
-BO (4.13)-
-mc 6wk (9.13)

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Post by margi26 » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:50 pm

Oh Leorira,

I am so sorry...you have been through so much. I am sending you prayers through this difficult time. Please know we are here for you. The emotions go up and down so quickly--I think that is the hardest part: it is so unfair and difficult. :(
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Re: baby measuring a week behind, slow hb, any hope? (GHOST!)

Post by angelaezra » Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:59 pm

leorira11 wrote:nope. no hope.

u/s this morning and the heartbeat has stopped. I started to spot. Doctor says hopefully it will pass on it's own. I go back in a week to see if my uterus is empty. If so, we can talk about another FET. If not, we have to talk about a D&C. I can't believe this is happening.
Leorira – I am so very sorry that this is happening to you also. Please lean on each other for support and I am still praying for you!

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Post by angeinhull » Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:08 pm

so so sorry to hear this, my heart goes out to you and your hubby
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Post by annashope » Thu Sep 02, 2010 10:18 pm

Leorira I am so sorry sweety this is so tough and so unfair. Try to hang in there and please know there is a light at the end of the tunnel. My heart breaks for you.. You have been through so much and I just can't imagine how devastating this must be. Margi and I have very recently been through a similar situation. I am here for you if you want to talk or vent or anything. My prayers are with you
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