Pregnant after a Loss

A thankful Thanksgiving!

Today I've made it to 9 weeks! I haven't been cramping and have had no spotting for a while so As my doctor says there are no signs that point to a miscarriage! And I've been sick for a while which means my body is still producing hormones! Both of my previous losses were before the 9 week mark so I'm feeling really hopeful! The last one was a mmc so I won't feel completely ok until 12 weeks but for the first time I feel happy! To top it all off today I've been holding things down and might actually get to enjoy some food! What are you ladies grateful for today?

Re: A thankful Thanksgiving!

  • I am grateful for a little heartbeat yesterday. Doctor said we are late 5 early 6 week area. We have had blighted ovum, six week loss, and a chemical pregnancy. None of our other ever saw a heartbeat so very thankful for this! Thankful our parents were both here for Thanksgiving some could tell them in person and my Daddy prayed for our little lightening bug during the Thanksgiving meal prayer.
    TTC 03/2011 several rounds of Clomid BFP 11/02/2011 blighted ovum Dx 11/23 - Cytotec 12/07 miscarried 12/26 BFP 04/01/2012 stopped growing six weeks - natural miscarriage 05/27 BFP 09/28/2015 image
  • I'm 4w5d and grateful for each day that I'm still pregnant. And I'm glad I made it through Thanksgiving with my parents without spilling the secret.
    TTC#1 since Jan 2015
    BFP 2/19/15  •  MMC found at 9 wks  •  D&E at 11 wks (age 36)
    BFP 8/29/15
      •  CP (age 37)
    BFP 11/18/15  •  DD born at 41 weeks <3(age 37/38)

    TTC#2 since May 2017
    BFP 10/18/17  •  MMC found at 8 wks  •  Misoprostal at 10.5 wks (age 39)

    BFP 2/16/18
      •  CP (age 39)
    BFP 4/13/18
      •  CP (age 39)
    BFP 5/07/18  •  MMC found at 10.5 wks  •  D&E at 11.5 wks 
    •  Testing showed it was a girl with Trisomy 22. (age 39/40)
    9/5/18 Diagnosed with diminished ovarian reserve (4-5 follicles, one ovary had none and was very atrophied)

    RE says the low egg count is likely causing my recurrent pregnancy loss. Less eggs results in more aneuploidy.

    BFP 9/24/18  • 
    CP (age 40)
    BFP 5/11/19  •  Fraternal twins  •  MMC found at 10w5d (Baby A 6w, Baby B 10w)  •  Misoprostal at 11 weeks (age 41)













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  • I'm 4w5d and grateful for each day that I'm still pregnant.

    ^^ this exactly. I'm 5w today and trying to think positive thoughts rather than worrying about everything. I am telling my baby in my head that they are growing, being nourished by my body and that we can't wait to meet him or her. It makes me feel more grateful for today than worried.
    me 30; DH 35
    TTC since May 2014.
    Aug 2014 BFP, EDD April 22, 2015. Low progesterone, started suppositories. Loss at 5w6d.
    Nov 19, 2015 BFP at 13 dpo, EDD July 29, 2016. MMC discovered 12/29 (9+4). Natural miscarriage 1/16 (12+1).
    AMH results 0.42, 1.2; FSH 12.1, AFC 10, dx DOR. 
    RPL testing results normal. Nurse recommended progesterone suppositories in TWW.
    Clomid + trigger + TI cycle August 2016 - failed. Thin lining.
    Femara + trigger + TI cycle December 2016 - failed. Thin lining.
    Short LP (8 days).
    Acupuncture & Chinese herbs starting January 2017, lengthened LP to 10 days 

    Summer 2016 LFAF awards: 



    Winter 2016/2017 LFAF awards:

  • Thankful for this pregnancy and my awesome family. 19 wks yesterday, last mmc was at 17wks 5days. Thinking positive and getting bigger
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