28 weeks

Tomorrow marks my 28th week. I wish I could say this has been an easy pregnancy. I wish I could say that I’m excited. I wish this were a “normal” pregnancy. I’ve still not fully accepted that this is happening. I’ve gained a total of 13 lbs, which is great for my size, and feel […]

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Fourteen

Obviously it’s been a long time since blogging. After looking back at my last post, I realize I never gave the update to what happened after my surgery. The surgery was successful… The ultrasound showed that my uterine septum went from 12mm to 5.5mm, which was the goal–to get the septum under 6mm. We waited […]

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How to have the longest miscarriage in the history of miscarriages.

Here’s a rundown of how you accomplish this feat, should you so choose. April 8th: Heartbeat April 17th: No heartbeat, “You will miscarry…” April 26th: Very mild spotting, dark brown. April 27th: Start hemorrhaging, go to ER, pass tons of clots and “products of conception”–ultrasound shows only a few blood clots, “you’re fine to pass […]

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Unleasing the Uterus

There’s no way of predicting how a miscarriage will turn out. Once you have decided that you’re going for the “natural” approach as opposed to having a D&C, you assume it’s going to be, well, natural. No medical intervention, just you and a whole lot of blood. Well, that’s how it’s supposed to go… On […]

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Bye, bye Birdie.

Yesterday we had our second “viability” ultrasound. There was no heartbeat. The baby had not grown from 6 weeks, 4 days, in fact, it got smaller to 6 weeks and 1 or 2 days. I stopped all meds… No more heparin, no more progesterone. We’re assuming the septum is the cause of the demise, but […]

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Pregnant Woman Jealous of Pregnant Women

So much has happened in this past week… I’ll try to recap briefly… – Last Tuesday (4-8-14), a week ago, we had our first ultrasound. We saw a heartbeat! A sweet, little blip and a heartbeat! The baby was on the upper right side of my uterus and there was no way of knowing if […]

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Still

A short recap/update: Here are the levels again (two new ones added):   March 24th: HcG was 430, Progesterone 16.61 March 26th: HcG was 1,066, Progesterone 16.16 (it went down?! After googling this, apparently this does fluctuate) March 31st: HcG was 3,795, Progesterone 20 April 2nd: HcG was 6880, Progesterone 18 (down again) April 4th: […]

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