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March 11th, 2013, 11:49 AM
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Hi ladies of the PAL,

If this posts twice I apologize.

It has been a long week since my last Beta and I had my first ultrasound today. Doc saw a 17mm gestational sac and a tiny yolk sac but no heartbeat. Doc says this is consistent with a pregnancy right at 5 1/2 weeks, if I calculate from my ovulation date I am 5w5d today so that seems about right.

They drew my blood to check my progesterone and I asked about a Beta. The tech said she could add it if I wanted but that they saw everything they needed on the ultrasound. I finally decided not to have the Beta done, I have done nothing but dwell on these numbers for close to 3 weeks now. I am leaving it in God's hands.

Doc says I now have an 80% chance of having a rainbow baby. Please pray for a strong heartbeat next Wed, 3/20. I will be exactly 7 weeks.

Thoughts?

Suzy
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March 11th, 2013, 12:32 PM
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Sounds like things are right on track. I don't blame you for not wanting more beta's done. I think we dwell way too much on numbers and make ourselves crazy. I'll be praying that next week you see that beautiful heartbeat. Please update us after your appointment.
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March 11th, 2013, 01:15 PM
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Sounds perfect to me! I was checked out the other night, and I measured at 16mm sac, with a yolk too. I was 5w4d by O date. I will get a private u/s this Friday to confirm viability, as Im sick of going to the er and getting betas too. My last beta was 22,231 and was doubling perfect, so hoping for a h/b on Friday. I will be 6w3d. Praying for your h/b next week too!!
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March 12th, 2013, 11:25 AM
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Sounds like things are going well! Keep us posted on your next u/s, praying that you see a nice strong hb!
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March 12th, 2013, 03:30 PM
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That sounds like everything is growing like it should be! I hope the 20th comes quickly for you.
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March 12th, 2013, 04:04 PM
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Good news! I'm so glad to hear everything is as it should be. Keeping my fingers crossed for you for your next u/s!
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March 13th, 2013, 05:55 AM
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Great news, im praying for you.
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March 13th, 2013, 08:48 AM
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Everything sounds great to me....prayers for you!
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