A little background...I am 33 years old, I've had 3 previous miscarriages and my son. 2 mc's at 5wks, and my last one was at 10 wks. My husband and I have struggled with infertility since we started TTC 5 years ago. I was diagnosed with PCOS and my husband has low sperm count.
So I got another BFP in Feb I was nervous because of all our past issues, but I was having some nausea, back pain and sore boobs, so I thought those were all good signs. I went in for an transvaginal ultrasound at 6wks,0 days. There was a sac, yolk and fetal pole (2mm) but no heartbeat
So my dr tested my HCG levels and progesterone. My HCG was 14,300 and progesterone was 15. Everything seemed like it might be ok, my dr put me on progesterone supplements because she said they like to see progesterone around 20. I went back in 2 days later to have my HCG levels done again, and they only increased by 50% - 19,100. My dr said to prepare for the worst, the fact we didn't see a heartbeat and my HCG hadn't risen at least 60% in 2 days that I was going to miscarry again and I should schedule a DNC. I asked if I could come in for another ultrasound the following week before I schedule the DNC, she agreed. So I went in at 7wks, 1 day and there was my beautiful baby, with a strong heartbeat (134bpm) and measuring perfectly!!
I was so relieved and just cried tears of joy. Thank GOD I asked to wait a week. My dr just said that HCG isn't an exact science, especially after 6 wks. So far I'm 8 weeks and everything seems to going good so far. I'm going in for another check-up next week at 9 1/2 weeks, so praying
that everything still looks good.
Try not to lose hope. I was on this site every day looking for hope and inspiration, and praying that I would have the opportunity to post my story on here too. I am so grateful that I am posting here and hope that it can offer somebody else some hope too. Good luck to all the mamas out there, I know how excruciating the waiting is. I will keep you posted on how things continue....