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June 23rd, 2009, 03:40 PM
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I'm new to this board and I'm hoping to find advice/inspiration. Two days ago I got a BFP. I had a miscarriage at about 6w in October of last year and DH and I had been TTC ever since. Now that I finally got what I was hoping for (BFP) I don't really know how to handle it. I am trying to stay positive but I'm noticing every little thing (no nausea, bb tenderness is low) and thinking that means I'm going to m/c again.

I didn't have that great of an experience at the doctor's office last time, being shuttled around to all sorts of people, being informed by the u/s technician, then having to go back to have the midwife confirm it, then having to go back to have the doctor confirm it. I know that I should call the office and make an appointment, but I think the blood draws that I know they'll do will only cause me to stress more.

Sorry for rambling. DH and I don't want to tell anybody yet, and I have nobody to talk to.

Thanks for any advice you can give me.

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June 23rd, 2009, 04:20 PM
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You can always vent here! Congratulations on your BFP! That is fantastic! I also had a m/c last October and when I got PG again I was just like you. I analyzed every symptom (and lack of symptom...and imaginary symptom...and possible decrease in symptoms ) that I had. The women here are fantastic. They are great listeners and give fantastic advice. PAL is scary. And, I don't blame you for not scheduling your appointment if you don't want to stress about your numbers. I didn't have them done this time. It was too much of a stressor for me. I'll say a little prayer that everything continues to go well and that you have a happy and healthy nine months! Welcome again...can't wait to get to know you better
Kelty---Mom of 4 boys!

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June 23rd, 2009, 05:20 PM
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Congrats and welcome to PAL! Like Kelty said PAL is scary but the girls here are wonderful. I also did not have the best experience with the doctor with my m/c. I think we all overanalyze our symptoms or lack of them, I took it as a fact of life. Also I never went to get my numbers checked, I thought it would stress me out and I did not see a need for that.

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June 28th, 2009, 04:14 AM
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to PAL! The ladies here are awesome! Im so sorry for your loss, but congrats on this pregnancy!

I too had a miscarriage last October. I found out I was pregnant again in January and I also analyzed every symptom and worried about every little twinge I felt! I think without the ladies here at PAL I would have gone crazy by now lol.

Can you refuse the blood draws? I didnt want to have them this time around because I knew they would make me stress more. I just had one lot of betas done, but I was admitted to hospital at the time so didnt have a choice really. But I refused to have any more done.

My first weight loss goal is to lose 21lbs, which is 10% of my body weight
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