Given the past issues with my last pregnancies, pleurisy with Hailey, miscarrying Addy's twin, etc, my doctor wanted to keep a close eye on things as soon as we found out we were pregnant. I was grateful for that.
So, after 3 blood tests in one week and and awaiting ultrasound, I was a little on my toes and very aware of the fact that I was pregnant. Well, we went in for our first ultrasound and it was less than exciting. Everything was there.. it was very ovbious that I was pregnant except for one thing... they couldn't see a baby. Perfect explaination: I wasn't as far along as they thought I was. It happens all the time.
We were told to come back in a week for another ultrasound so they could hear the heartbeat and take measurements.
So, here we go again. A week later. Can't wait to see the little monkey who thinks it's fun to hide from mom and dad. Another ultrasound. I'm not seeing a baby. Ultrasound tech keeps asking us if we could be off on our dates by 4 weeks!! Um... nope. Everything is measuring great. I'm even showing a little. I'm healthy... for a pregnant woman. Levels are great. Still looking.... No baby.
It was pretty conclusive, the doctor said that it's what they call a Blighted Ovum. Basically, you are pregnant, but your body doesn't produce an embryo. (no baby)
In the end, we were told that I would miscarry this pregnancy. We haven't decided yet what route we are going to take and we have one more ultrasound on Tuesday so the doc can just see how things are going.
At that point, we'll decide what route we want to take with the miscarriage.
Just thought it was time to journal it and let people know. I haven't been very sensative to those of you trying to get a hold of me. But it's just not something I really feel like talking about at the moment. I still love you! :-)
I am extremely grateful for the two beautiful daughters we have and I couldn't ask for more.. well, except having to go through this crap! But it is what it is. Thanks to those of you who have been so kind and loving!