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Shaing my story through social media in an open letter (trigger warnings)

Hi ladies,
     I was an active member here a while ago and I've come to share a published version of my story in an anonymous open letter that I have written so that others may share it. It was difficult to write, but I'm glad I have because I believe it has helped others come forward to speak out on this issue. If you feel comfortable, please read and share. Thank you to this board for helping me get through those rough times.
http://www.opnlttr.com/letter/carrying-weight-second-trimester-termination-medical-reasons-open-letter-your-so-called-pro

Me:35, DH 37  ~ Married July 2014
ttc July 2015 ~ bfp Nov 2015 (cp)
bfp Dec 2015 ~ (tfmr 17wk, March 2016, genetic disease)
ttcal May 2016

Re: Shaing my story through social media in an open letter (trigger warnings)

  • Thank you for writing that. It must have been painful to do so. I'm so sorry for your loss.

    Me: 27 years old            DH: 27 years old
    Type 1 Diabetes since 2001, MTHFR hetero A1298T
    Dogs: Raider 4 yrs, Dex 4 yrs
    Married in July 2014
    TTC #1 since late Feb 2016
    BFP #1 3/29/16     MMC: 5/5/16
    BFP #2 7/6/16    SCH, D&C 8/4/16
    BFP #3 12/26/16     EDD: 9/6/17
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    A1Cs:
    1/12/16 6.7%
    5/25/16 6.0%
    11/2/16 6.1%
    3/22/16 5.8%
    4/27/17 5.4%
    6/13/17 5.3%
               
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  • I couldn't have said it better myself. Beautifully written. This is not a fun team to be a part of and the ignorance around the decisions we have to make is mind boggling. I'm sorry you had to go through that. <3
    Me: 31  DH: 31
    Married: 11.2.14
    TTC: October 2015
    BFP: 1.24.16
    Confirmed MC: 2.25.16 at 8 weeks. Blighted Ovum.
    Baby Due: 4.24.17
    Confirmed M/C 10.27.16 at 14 weeks; D&C 10/28/16

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  • I'm so sorry for your loss and what you have been through. No one deserves to be judged for such a difficult decision. 
    Me: 30 DH: 31
    2 Dogs / 2 Cats 
    IUI #1 07/2016 BFN
    IUI #2 10/2016 BFN
    IUI #3 11/2016 BFN
    IVF #1 03/2017 - 23 Retrieved / 22 Fertilized / 11 at Day 3 / 1 Beautiful Embryo tf on Day 5 / 7 Frozen on Day 6 - Beta #1 4/5/17: 104 Beta #2 4/7/17 224
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  • This truly hits home for my family. We have always been conservative with our political views but never understood why abortion has to be a topic. This is for a women and her family to decide. We too, we're recently faced with the decision. To follow through with a pregnancy and watch our child suffer and die, or to terminate. We did what we felt was best for our child, and ended the pregnancy. My heart goes out to you and your family. Thank you for writing this. 



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