Much too early

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Much too early

Postby Tanikit » Thu Feb 08, 2007 5:19 am

I went for a scan at 5 weeks pregnant and saw only a gestational sac and was told it could be a blighted ovum. I did read up and see that only in 50% of cases is the yolk sac even seen at 5 weeks let alone a foetus, but just the mention that something could be wrong had me stressed for the two weeks I had to wait.

Today I went for another scan - with the doctor still mentioning that she wanted to see if there was even a baby. Sure enough my baby was there (only 8.8mm big) with his/her heart beating well. I was so happy. They said I am 6 weeks 6 days today.

Don't let doctors stress you out too early. They say its their job to give the options, but I don't think they realise the kind of worry we go through. Hang in there.
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Postby shelley75 » Fri Feb 09, 2007 3:03 pm

at 5 weeks it is perfectly normal to see only a sac; I can't believe the Drs. would stress you out about a BO at 5 weeks!
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Postby Kay » Fri Feb 09, 2007 5:14 pm

I am just so happy to hear this. Congratulations to you.

Any doctor who even suggests a blighted ovum that early ought to be beaten with a wet noodle :)
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