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Old Jul 7th, 2011, 12:53 PM   1
Emily7287
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One missed miscarriage on 1st pregnancy, now pregnant again 2 months later *UPDATE*


Hello all!

I am looking for some hope. I got pregnant in February 2011 and when I was at 6 weeks, I had an ultrasound that showed I was measuring at 5 weeks. There was a sac w/ yolk there but no fetal pole. I had another ultrasound a week later and the doctor said my sac had collapsed

I had a D&C and after 2 cycles, I am pregnant again. I am only 4 1/2 weeks right now. I am really hoping that the first missed miscarriage was just a fluke and not an indicator of what's to come.

Has anyone gone through something similar? or known any one to have a successful pregnancy after a missed miscarriage?

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Old Jul 7th, 2011, 13:01 PM   2
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Me! I got pregnant for the first time last November. When I went in for my first ultrasound I should have been 10 weeks...but all there was, was the sac and it was measuring at 5 wks, I believe. About a week later I miscarried on my own (my choice). That was the very end of Jan/beginning of Feb. In May I found out I'm pregnant again. I had my first appt at 8 wks and everything looked great. We saw the heartbeat and baby was measuring 7+3. I go back again on Monday to confirm my dates. So far, so good.



 
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Old Jul 7th, 2011, 13:02 PM   3
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I can't speak from personal experience, but I know plenty of women who had a chemical, MMC or MC during their first pregnancy and carried onward to have successful babies (one or more) after their body was recovered and ready.

Naturally, anything's possible - I'm always fretting, at 9 weeks - but it's not impossible to carry this baby and many more to term, by any stretch of the imagination. I hope things go well for you and that you have a happy and healthy 9 months! xoxoxox



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Old Jul 7th, 2011, 13:16 PM   4
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i mmc at 12wk, and had my son after xx glx



 
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Old Jul 7th, 2011, 13:30 PM   5
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Thanks for the encouraging words, ladies!! I am trying not to worry as I know that every pregnancy is different. It definitely helps to hear that other people have gone through a similar situation and gone on to have healthy pregnancies.

I guess the key thing here is to try and stay positive. The only symptoms I'm really having right now are slight cramping when I get up or start to move around. It's probably still very early for most symptoms though.



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Old Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:54 AM   6
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Hi Emily

I know this post is a little old but how are things? I'm new to the board but found it your post and i honestly could have written it myself!!

This is also my 2nd pregnancy; my first ended in missed miscarriage in June. Basically miscarriage wasn't picked up until 10 weeks and the foetus had only dated 6 weeks.

I found out i was pregnant again early August and am around 6-7 weeks at the moment. I have an early scan booked in on Friday and am super nervous i'm not going to see a heartbeat again! I have had no real symptoms again (apart from sore boobs) and am paranoid am going to have another MMC.

Have you ladies gone on to hear positive news?

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Old Aug 23rd, 2011, 04:57 AM   7
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This also happened to me ladies, i got pregnant for the first time in march this year. I had an early scan at 8 weeks and there was no heart beat. I had a D&C and was pregnant 2 months later!

Im now 12 weeks and ive had 3 scans, the 12 week one was amazing. The baby was waving its arms and moving about and everythings fine!

Just goes to show there is hope and just because your first pregnancy ended in miscarriage it doesnt mean the second one will

Stay positive girls x



 
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Old Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:06 AM   8
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I miscarried my first pregnancy in march this year at 7 weeks. We conceived 2 weeks later and now I am over 20 weeks with a healthy little girl! I must say, it has been a very nervous 20 weeks although everything has gone smoothly. I have an angelsounds doppler and managed to find the HB at 9+6 which has been very reassuring. Used it pretty much every day until about a week ago when I started feeling proper kicks! I am sure things will go well for you too! One miscarriage doesnt make you more likely to miscarry again! xxx



 
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Old Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:12 AM   9
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We had almost the exact same thing hun, MMC & D&C in April 2009, found out I was pg in July 2009, I know have a wonderful 16 month old son!

I am sure you will go on to have a beautiful baby, my advice for initially staying sane is keep busy & try not to read too much on these websites - so many women use B&B, and sadly some oh do end in MC - reading about them does not help an anxious mum-to-be...

Take care,

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Old Aug 23rd, 2011, 10:13 AM   10
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I completely understand how you feel.

I had a missed miscarriage at 9 weeks last year (baby measured 6w+3d) and had a D&C.

I got pregnant again 8 months later and I am currently 14 weeks. Still terrified something is going to go wrong! I don't think the fear leaves you to be honest, but so far everything is going well with this pregnancy.

best of luck to you! I know how scary it is after a mc to get pregnant again. Trust everything will be fine and try to enjoy your pregnancy! (I know, easier said than done!!) but remember most women, following a miscarriage, will carry to term with no issues!



 
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