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June 26th, 2008, 10:23 AM
~*Mandy*~'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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I'm not sure if this is the right place to post or not, but I had a doctors appointment on Monday (7 weeks 5 days) and they didn't see a heartbeat on the U/S machine. Ever since then I have been spotting/bleeding. My OB wants me to come back for an ultrasound on Monday just to make sure that the baby still doesn't have a heartbeat since it was measuring on time. My question is she gave me a few different options on how I can miscarry if that is the enevitable. She said that I could have a D&C, they could give me cytotec to help me "cramp" more and soften the cervix so it would get it over with sooner, or I could just let my body naturually miscarry. I really don't know what to do. In a way a D&C may be better just so its over and I can get over this.. instead of waiting for my body to decide when it wants to take care of things. I am so completely broken I dont know what to do. I have a beautiful 4 month old girl at home, so maybe its just too soon to have a baby after having one that close together, but I just was wondering some advice or comfort I guess on what to do from here.

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January 26th, 2009, 10:08 AM
taatie10's Avatar New Mommy & Pro Auntee
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It is all up to you obviouslly.

Heres my story maybe it will help you.
I work in my OB office and are good friends with the US tech. We did routine dating US, baby had strong heartbeat. That was at 6 weeks 3 days.
We then just did a fun one at 8 weeks to the day on Wed 9/10. There was no longer a heartbeat. I was not having any problems no cramping, no spotting or bleeding nothing to indicate a problem.
I had the options of waiting to see if my body would miscarry naturally or have a D&C.
I couldnt handle the thought of having that baby in me one more moment or wait on anything so I opted for D&C. Luckily my Dr was going to be doing surgery's all Friday morning. So Friday morning I had a D&C @ 11am.

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