My husband & I have been TTC for almost 2 years. We had 3 miscarriages last year. After the 3rd miscarriage, they did all the blood work & found out I was positive for the MTHFR factor. Apparently there are a couple different types of MTHFR, but I don't know exactly which one I have. But now I am 5W5D preggers & my doctor has me on progesterone & a low does aspirin everyday. I was just curious what all the MTHFR patients out there are doing? I want to keep my doctor honest & make sure I'm in good hands. I honestly don't want to go down the miscarriage path again. . . .
I don't really know anything about that, although I have been on birth boards with other women who had to take aspirin and have progesterone. perhaps that was the reason. In any case, welcome, congrats, and I really hope this works for you!
dh Andy of 11 wonderful years
ds Theodore is 7 (Nov '05) 4lbs 10 oz, 18.5 inches @ 37 weeks
ds Zachariah is 5 (Jan '08 ) 5lbs 4 oz, 19 inches @ 38.5 weeks
dd Annabeth (Aug 2 '13) 7 lbs 5 oz, 19.75 inches @39.5 weeks
I have the MTHR mutation, and I take a low dose aspirin, extra folic acid, a special prenatal that has a special form of folic acid (VitaMedMD Plus RX), vitamin B complex, and for the first 12 weeks, progesterone. I had 2 m/cs before I found out about my MTHR mutation, but this little guy I am preggo with now is doing great. Good luck!!!
-Alissa, mom to Tristan (5) and Reid (the baby!)
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I am a fellow mutant!!!
I have the same strain as Alissa...Homogyous.
I am on extra folic, progesterone and fragmin shots...I am unfortunaltley allergic to aspirin otherwise I would have been put on that.
I found out after 7 miscarriages and going private to find out what on earth was happening.
Iam 5 weeks odd pregnant...and still hoping I am following in alissas footsteps.
Good luck and congrats and welcome.
TTC 2 Years +
Liz, I HAD NO IDEA!!! I'm so excited and hopeful and anxious for you!!! Congratulations dear! I will keep you in my thoughts and keep my fingers crossed extra hard for you and jelly bean!
Good Luck to you Liz!! I hope the doctors have this figured out for us!! I thought 3 m/c was way too many. I couldn't imagine 7