Not sure where I belong right now....UPDATE :(

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Farmer21's picture
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Not sure where I belong right now....UPDATE :(

Hey all,

I am currently pg with #2 thanks to Clomid & IUI. Unfortunately my initial HCG level was low and the numbers have been going up - SLOWLY. The 2nd number was doubling every 72 hours and then the 3rd number didn't even double, so we were sure I was losing it. But then my 4th number, doubled just over 48 hours. So, we are doing another blood draw on Tuesday and I have an u/s booked for May 31st. I have no spotting, bleeding or cramping.

I am crossing my fingers, toes and everything just hoping this pregnancy works out - we have dealt with infertility for almost 7 years now and had a missed m/c in Jan 2006. I am blessed to have a 20 month old son right now who has carried me through this stressful time.

So, I hope to join your group permanently, but will be tentatively posting for the next 2 weeks.

Good luck and HH9M to everyone! :bigarmhug:

So, I started spotting this weekend.... it's worse today than the other days. I have no cramping or pain, but I am pretty confident that this is the end of my pregnancy and my time here. HH9M to everyone!

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:bigarmhug: Congratulations and Welcome!! It's possible that your bub is just a slow grower right now. Hoping all the best for you and please feel free to vent your frustrations and worries. After 4 losses, I'm hoping to be able to stick around here as well. Take care and glad you're joining us!!

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Wow, it sounds like you've been on quite a journey. I really hope and pray that this is a sticky bean for you!

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Thanks guys. :bigarmhug:

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Looks like we were both on the long road to motherhood. I do hope your betas continue to rise and you are able to stick around here. How far along are you now and how many more betas until your ultrasound?

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There are many reasons your numbers could be doing this, many women have in-textbook numbers and perfect babies but also could be a vanishing twin, or something like that.

Hoping your bean is growing and thriving and your numbers continue to give you great news.

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My due date is Jan 5th - so I'm 7 wks 1 day today.

I have one beta on Tuesday (the 24th) for sure and then I'm assuming they'll do another one before my u/s.... either Friday or the Monday.

Thanks everyone - your support is a God send Biggrin

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I hope that your numbers continue to double and you see a cute little bean with a heartbeat next week!

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Congrats and welcome ! Hope your numbers keep rising nicely. Biggrin

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Good luck and welcome!

Farmer21's picture
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Thanks again... have my 5th hcg draw this morning - ultrasound in one week..... so nervous!

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Congrats, good luck, and welcome. I will be hoping for your little bean to stick. How was your blood draw this morning? Do you have the numbers back yet?

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No, no numbers yet. They seem to drag their feet in getting them to me, which has been stressing me out. I called and left a message that I had the work done and hope to hear tomorrow before my parents get here - I am going to end up having to tell them, and it would be nice to be able to give them an outlook..... If not, I probably won't hear until Thursday Sad

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OMGosh - NEXT Thursday? As in, June 2nd? I would be dying! Why so long???

I hope you get your test results back stat!

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"Alissa_Sal" wrote:

OMGosh - NEXT Thursday? As in, June 2nd? I would be dying! Why so long???

I hope you get your test results back stat!

LOL, no, this coming Thursday Smile

My blood draw is done in our local hospital lab, and the results are faxed to my fertility clinic in the city (about 5 hours away). There is a huge breakdown in communication there Sad

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Oooooh! LOL I thought you said next Thursday, and I was freaking out for you. LOL

Well, at least it is this Thursday. But I will still keep my fingers crossed for you that you find out tomorrow. You would think that they would be able to fax the info right away - faxes are (almost) instantaneous.

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So got my results - numbers went up but not doubling. No more blood draws they said, just wait to do ultrasound on Tuesday. Number is way below the minimum for 7 weeks, so I'm feeling very pessimistic and sad about the whole thing.

My parents arrive today, and I don't want to make them sad, but it's going to be no secret what I'm going through right now. Sigh..... just praying for a miracle Sad

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You are in my thoughts. I hope the u/s brings great news on Tuesday.

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You'll be in my thoughts. I hope that you get better news on Tuesday. :bigarmhug:

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:bigarmhug: Praying for good news on Tuesday.

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sorry to hear it wasn't the news you were hoping for...sounds like it's not hopeless though, anything can happen....fingers are crossed for you that tuesday brings some good news!