I found this site after being devastated at my 10 week appointment being told I was experiencing an in viable pregnancy. They went to find the babyï¿½s heartbeat with Doppler. After not finding anything, the nurse said that was relatively normal, but that the doctor would probably find it during my exam. He began the exam and said that I felt small. He quickly did an emergency sonogram to try and find a heartbeat. They found nothing. No yolk sac or fetal pole. I had never heard of this, and didnï¿½t understand everything the doctor was saying. He basically told me, it was an in viable pregnancy, and that I was once pregnant, but the body stopped developing the baby at a very early stage, most likely because of chromosomal abnormalities. He prescribed me the abortion pill and said that I could wait for a natural miscarriage, or take this pill to abort the tissues. I asked him if he was sure, and he told me that the first stage of this process was denial, but that I would miscarry in the near future. I had a really hard time accepting everything, so the doctor said we could schedule a sonogram two weeks out, just to double check everything.
After that I went home, searched the internet, and diagnosed myself as having a blighted ovum. I later confirmed my suspicions with my doctor. It was while I was searching the internet that I found this sight and read story after story of these girls that didnï¿½t feel right about taking the pill, and several weeks later, they found their babies. This gave me hope. I decided not to take the pill and wait it out for a natural miscarriage. It was a heart wrenching, miserable, lonely experience and definitely was not easy.
At a little past 11 weeks I was still really sensitive to smell, gagging very easily, and using the bathroom quite frequently. I wondered if it was all in my head though. I decided to take an HCG test. After only taking one, I got a call from my doctorï¿½s office the following day. They said my HCG levels were through the roof at 85,000 and that I needed to come in for an emergency sonogram the next day. They were afraid I was experiencing a molar pregnancy. Which can potentially be very harmful, toxic, or even cancerous. After reading about it, I began to get very nervous.
I went to get a sonogram the next day, and the technician found a perfectly healthy baby in seconds. I heard the heart beat and saw the baby kicking and squirming. What a wonderful and unexpected surprise. I canï¿½t imagine the horror I would have gone through if I would have taken that pill. I think that every girl should just be patient and listen to your body instead of the doctor.
I never lost hope in my baby after reading this site. I didnï¿½t want to build up false hopes, but somewhere in the back of my mind, I always knew there was a chance. I guess in the end, my baby was just playing an April Foolï¿½s joke on me, because he/she finally showed up on April Foolï¿½s day!