Pregnant after a Loss

Cautious intro...and full force obsessing (loss, lc mentioned)

Hi all. I recognize some of these names from TTCAL out TTC after 35.  I have had two successful pregnancies and a MMC in April at 9.5 weeks.  I think I saw in another part that some other members were also previously on the Nov 15 birth month board.

I am currently 7 weeks 2 days awaiting first doctor's appointment next week.  I've had lots of nausea, minor vomiting some food aversions and fatigue.  Trying hard not to obsess over daily variations in symptoms.  I find myself anxious because by breasts aren't store this week like last week, grateful for my four aversions and worried that my nausea and fatigue isn't bad enough.  Trying to take his day by day and to STOP OBSESSING and have faith and hope.  Grateful to be able to join you all going to bp be here for the long haul.
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Re: Cautious intro...and full force obsessing (loss, lc mentioned)

  • Congrats and welcome! I remember you from the TTC>35 board! I'm 5w and can't seem to stop stressing and obsessing so know that you're not alone! All we can do is take one day at a time. Did you have any beta tests done? Fingers crossed that everything looks super great at your first appointment!
    ME: 36 (PCOS), DH: excellent SA
    NTNP since 11/12, actively trying since 8/14
    m/c @ 7w (4/22/14), m/c @ 6w (11/19/14)
    11/15: Letrozole, Ovidrel, TI = BFP!!!
    Beta #1(14dpo)=349, Beta #2(18dpo)=2,805
    12/17/15: Got to see the heartbeat (105bpm)!
    1/25/16: NT scan = normal (HB=163bpm)
    EDD: 8/10/16 
    8/8/16: Baby boy born @ 12:25am, 8lbs, 20.5 inches
    5/18/17: BFP!!! (11dpo)
    Beta #1(12dpo)=176.4, Beta #2(15dpo)=607.1
  • Congrats and welcome!!
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  • Congrats and welcome to the board!! We certainly all understand the obsessing- you're in good company.

    1st Pregnancy: EDD 12/31/15; Diagnosed Turner's with terminal cystic hygroma 13wks; induced at 14wks, +3 d+c's.
    2nd Pregnancy: BFP 10/8/15; EDD 6/21/16

  • I was Nov 15 and know you from TTC over 35 and TTCAL. I'm 6w5d. The nausea is horrendous, but it has distracted me from my miscarriage fears. I have an appt for an u/s in an hour, so I'm starting to get butterflies in my stomach. Hopefully it will go well!
    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)













  • Congrats! We can all relate. I just went in for a second round of Bloodwork and am so nervous. This is when my hcg dropped last time so I'm paranoid and feel like now I have no symptoms. It's hard to but you just have to be positive! FX for you and everyone on this board :)
  • Congratulations! Your miserable symptoms sound good for a pregnant person!
  • I was part of the October '15 board and had a loss at 9.5wks discovered at my 12wk.  I am now 24+4wks (wow that really seems amazing to write out).  Congratulations on your pregnancy, I don't think there is anything to be done to calm nerves, but deep breaths
    BFP 2/11/15 (EDD 10/13/15). MMC 3/30/15 D&C 4/3/15 "We will always love you"
    DD1 - BFP 7/23/15 (EDD 3/31/16).  "We believe in you rainbow" DOB 4/2/16
    DD2 - BFP 2/9/18 (EDD 10/19/18).  "Grow baby grow!" DOB 10/24/18
    BFP 11/16/20 (EDD 7/31/21).  "Round 3 FIGHT!"
  • Thanks so much for the warm welcome ladies. Had my first appointment the week before Christmas. Our prenatal care is different here in Canada. You are seen by your family doctor until 27 weeks. So while I had bloodworm done there is no in office US or blood work. But no call back after had a few lab tests so hopefully all is good. I go back at 12 weeks and hope to hear the HB then. Between the craziness before Christmas, my work and family responsibilities and my chronic need to inspect the toilet bowl haven't been here much, but appreciate the good wishes.
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