Confused and moving to May?

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Confused and moving to May?

Well I'm confused. My LMP was July 21st. I got a BFP on August 19th. Today I went in for the first U/S and according to that I'm 5 weeks, not almost 8!!! I don't get it....I shouldn't have been able to get a BFP in August right? Week 4 is barely when hCG can be detected...right? I'm so confused...my next Dr. appointment will be in two weeks, I hope she has an explanation for this.

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I'm not convinced that those dating u/s are always completely accurate. When I was pregnant with my first, they orginally put my due date at 6/15 based on my LMP. Then we did a dating u/s, and they moved my EDD to 6/28, which was confusing to me for exactly the same reasons you said, how could I have gotten my BFP when I did if I O'ed 2 weeks later than I thought??? THEN for the rest of the pregnancy (starting I think in the second tri, they always said I was "measuring big" - closer to my original EDD) Very confusing. For the record, my DS was born on 6/9, weighed 7 lbs 6 oz, and according to the nurses was testing at 40 weeks development. He's now a completely healthy normal 4 year old. Anyway, if it were me, I would stay wherever you really think you are. Smile

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Thanks. I have to admit I was very disappointed though. All they say in the u/s was the yolk sac...not even an embryo or fetus, you would think if I were really 8 wks you'd see something...no? So I don't know what to think. Now I have two missed calls from my Drs office. I suppose they will call in the AM but now I'm starting to wonder WTH!?!

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That is so strange. Maybe they just messed up. Or like Alissa said the ultrasound is way off. Hopefully the phone call will clear things up tomorrow. Keep us posted.

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Hmmm... do you know about when you O'd? That's more accurate than your LMP because it's based on a Day 14 ovulation.
Also, I got a BFP at 3 1/2 weeks along so it is possible! I think my HCG is just really high.

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"tori729" wrote:

Hmmm... do you know about when you O'd? That's more accurate than your LMP because it's based on a Day 14 ovulation.
Also, I got a BFP at 3 1/2 weeks along so it is possible! I think my HCG is just really high.

I'm not exactly sure but it should have been between the first and second week of August, which would put me exactly at about 5 weeks now.

I'm slowing getting over the disappointment of not hearing the heart beat and I'm not totally freaking out, which is always a good thing right? Smile

I got in touch with the OB office, they have no idea why I had two missed calls yesterday :confused: umm...so I'm just letting things be.

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"acalleros" wrote:

I'm not exactly sure but it should have been between the first and second week of August, which would put me exactly at about 5 weeks now.

Well that sounds on target then!

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"tori729" wrote:

Well that sounds on target then!

Yeah...right??? OMG, I can't believe I was getting all worked up about this. It makes sense now....wow...5 weeks. Well then May it is Biggrin

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Yep, sounds like you are right where you need to be! Have fun in May, and HH9M!

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Thanks everyone and HH9M!