lol I am too. At least I used to be. Hard to really gauge how I'm going to cope his pregnancy. Kind of came as a shock since I was fully prepared for a hard time. I mean it took us 2 years the first time. I don't know whether to get the early scan and the betas or if I should just wait and call in at 8 weeks like a 'normal' person lol.
You're right. I think if things weren't currently so complicated with our schedules I would be doing everything without a second thought. But my husband is always busy and my mom is out of town until the end of the month. So I have nobody to watch my daughter. And taking her along for a blood draw or ultrasound is not going to happen.
If I had an ectopic in the past nothing would stop me from an early scan so I definitely feel your concern. But besides my molar pregnancy my miscarriages were of the 'normal' variety. My molar pregnancy wasn't removed until like the 11th week of pregnancy so if I get a scan at 8 weeks I feel like that would be the most conclusive. My midwives do a quick scan the first appointment if you haven't had 1 yet so I may just wait for that. Going to rely on tests for now to tell me what my hcg is doing.
I love the surepredict cheapies they showed early and gave me great progression with my daughter so using them again. But part of me really wants those weeks indicator digitals. But I've seen those send many a people into a panic for no reason so I'm on the fence.
Hi nika congrats!! For me, when I was pregnant with my now rainbow daughter, my whole first tri was riddled with anxiety. I spotted up until 13 weeks. Even went to my anatomy scan nervous they wouldn't find a heartbeat. I think it was after that scan that I started feeling a little more confident. Feeling movement definitely helped a ton. And seeing my growing belly was definitely different. I had 4 miscarriages before her though and no kids so I kind of felt like my body was always going to betray me. I'm a little more optimistic now that I know my body CAN do it. I think you will feel better once you see this little ones heartbeat flickering.
I think you should call your doc and see if they want you to come in for some serial betas to make sure your hcg is doing what it should. Then maybe a 6 weeks scan. That's the standard of care I think for post miscarriage. At least that has been my experience.
When are you ladies due? I want to create a list in the first post!
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