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8 Weeks pregnant Fetus with no heartbeat
My last period was May 29th, which makes me 8 wks pregnant, I'm spotting since saturday a light brown color, I went to the dr on Tuesday July 22 and did a u/s you could see the fetus, but the doctor says there is no heartbeat.  

He said to wait that I would eventually miscarriage sometime in the next couple of days. I don't know what to believe, I don't have any cramping only once in a while a little pain. This is my second miscarriage in one year.

I have an appoitment on July 31st, he said if I didn't miscarriage by this day, he will give me something that will make me miscarriage in 24 hrs.

My hubby and I are very upset but optimistic that maybe since I was only 7 weeks the heartbeat will be found in my 8 or 9 week


I don't know if I should tell him that I want another u/s.

Please help me.
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I'm sorry for anyone who has to hear such bad news.  As I understand it (I'm not a Dr.) you should see fetal heartbeat no later than 6 wks. Are you absolutely sure you're 8 wks?  (I was 2 1/2 weeks off when I found out myself).  Don't lose heart dear, the strength in our hearts is our most valuable asset.  Take some time to relax and get comfortable, trust that God will be there for you no matter what.
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Thank you for your kind words. My lmp was May 29 that I'm sure of.  I'm praying to God that everything turn out for the best of the Baby and our family.

Thank you again.
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do not lose faith girl...going through same thing  at what they told me was 6 weeks pregnancy i had a non viable pregnancy yet i knew i was only 4 weeks but they wouldnt listen...that was my second us as i had one a weeks before  showing 4 egg sacks all conceived naturally...they told me there was a sack but no baby and my body would throw itself itno a period within few days...i worried so much yes i started bleeding and passed clots but thing is its just over 2 weeks since now and  im positive im still pregnant ....i have all the symptoms still and they r getting stronger sickness tiredness tingling breasts heavy feeling in tummy if i do to much and most of all they told me if i do a preg test 2 weeks after the so called miscarriage it would show up negative deff ...well i did one last thursday and i still got a faint positive line..prolly would have been darker if i used morning pee but i idnt ...so ill cross fingers for both of us ok xxx karen
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Definitly ask for another u/s before any d&c or pill is carried out. Doctors have been wrong. I hope everything works out.
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Hi Guys:
Today is Monday and nothing yet no miscarriage and still have morning sickness, heartburn and very tired.  I don't understand what is going on, but I'm calling my doctor tomorrow to request another u/s.  Just to make sure what he told me first is correct. Then will take it from there.

Thanks for your responses, I will keep you posted.
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Very good desicion,and if he refuses find another doctor. He should have no problem with checking once again to avoid a terrible missdiagnosis (if that is the case)...Good luck.
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Best of luck, I hope things go well for you.
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Hi everyone, I was at the doctors today, they did another u/s, and there was no heartbeat.  So tomorrow I'm going for a prostin termination. Is something they put inside your vagina and I will abort within 24 hrs.  My doctor told me I could have a d&c or this prosting termination.  I don't know which one to do.  Everyone has there own opinion....

Please advise, I'm desperate.
thanks
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Is me Bel...It's Sunday and I miscarriage on Friday night. I did the prostin termination, it was not painful the pains came later it was like I was giving birth.....

Today I feel ok, little cramping here and there. I was able to get all the tissue in a bottle they gave me at the hospital, so they can studied and hopefully find out what is wrong.

Thanks everyone for your comments, I will keep you posted on what is going on....

Bel


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I would like to know how things are going with you? I'm presently 5 weeks pregnant. I had an u/s done yesterday and the doctor told me that my fetal is not as big as it should be, he suggests that I have a second u/s done in 1-2 weeks. In the meantime I don't know how to feel. I want to stay positive put another part of me feels that I should be prepared for the worse.
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Thank you soooooooooo much, your words made my day. When you miscarried did you feel "not pregnant anymore?" In other words did your body tell you that you were no longer pregnant?
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Stay positive don't think of the worse you are only 5 wks I think that is too early for anything the heartbeat should be there by the time you go for the next u/s.

I was positive until the second u/s, I never thought this would happen to me twice, but I have faith that everything will be fine next time I get pregnant.

you are in my prayers, keep in touch.
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Yes, after I miscarriage I didn't feel pregnant anymore, no more morning sickness, heartburn,etc.  My first miscarriage I didn't feel pregnant even before I miscarriage.  But just think how you feel not everyone feels the same, I know there is people who dont have any pregnancy symptoms and they are.

YOu got 2 weeks before your ultrasound just relax, try to be off your feet as much as you can, dont carry anything heavy, and think positive everything will be fine.

Please keep me posted of how you are feeling.

Good luck
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thank you so much for your kind words-
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I Everyone.  I am 21 years and on the 12th of August I found out that I was pregnant, however my last Period was on the 15th of July, that would make me about 6-7 weeks pregnant, however on the 21st of August I started bleeding and I went to the hospital and they done an internal scan.  I was told that there was a small baby sac there.  I went back to the hospital yesterday the 02nd of September and once again I was told that there is a baby sac but that it should be bigger than 4mm.  They then took blood to check the pregnancy hormone levels.  I have to return back to the hospital tomorrow for more tests and if there hasn't been an increase in the hormone I was told that the pregnancy has stopped developing.  Please help I dont know what to think.  Also I suffer with indometriosis so my periods are very irregular.  The doctor told me that the size of the sac is only the size of a 4.5 week pregnancy.  Might I be only that far along???
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I Everyone.  I am 21 years and on the 12th of August I found out that I was pregnant, however my last Period was on the 15th of July, that would make me about 6-7 weeks pregnant, however on the 21st of August I started bleeding and I went to the hospital and they done an internal scan.  I was told that there was a small baby sac there.  I went back to the hospital yesterday the 02nd of September and once again I was told that there is a baby sac but that it should be bigger than 4mm.  They then took blood to check the pregnancy hormone levels.  I have to return back to the hospital tomorrow for more tests and if there hasn't been an increase in the hormone I was told that the pregnancy has stopped developing.  Please help I dont know what to think.  Also I suffer with indometriosis so my periods are very irregular.  The doctor told me that the size of the sac is only the size of a 4.5 week pregnancy.  Might I be only that far along???
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Hi, I am new to this. I found out 3 weeks ago I was preg by a home preg test. I went to the DR on Tues. By my calculation, I would be 7 wks. He did an U/S, and said that it was too small,and there was no sac, and possibly be M/C. He did a beta ct. to find out my levels and told me to came back fri. I went back to have another U/S, the blood levels were good, whatever that means, and the other U/S showed the yolk sac, and measured to be 5 wks. There was no heartbeat. I am to go back next Thurs. I am very nervous. I also found out I have a yeast infect. The DR gave me meds for it, and told me that it may cause me to have a M/C, and since I was at risk of one anyway, not to blame it on the meds if I do. I am not sure what to think or do. I am afraid to take the meds. I am already on blood pressure meds. If you have any info to help....PLEASE RESPOND....
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im haveing the same problome but  the  obgyn  told me that there has be erros before and that they might of just not found it but that the heart beat might be there im so scerd to losse my baby but dont know what am i going to  do she also told me that if i did have a miscareege that all the fluids will come out on there own that there was no need to go to the doctor  for it  becus all will come out naturly  i dont know if all this is true but scears me  to think my baby wont make it
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My second pregnancy I was told that there was no heartbeat and I would miscarry.  Ultrasound dating measured the baby at 8 weeks and so no heartbeat at that time meant to the doctor that the baby was not forming.  Guess what?  My son is now 10 years old.  If I would have taken an abortive pill I would have ended a life.

Please consider that medical science is not perfect and there is no reason to make a rash decision unless it is eptopic and the woman's life is in danger.  Slow down and wait.  
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This is my situation now and reading your comment, i keep my hope. I hope this miracle happens to me too
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dear momwisdom, is it true for you for what you told? It have given me so much hope.  I am now in the same position, when i was 6 week pregnant, i did  a u/s they found healthy heart beart. but last week i was eight week pregnanct and did another u/s.  the dr could not find heart beat and told me that i miscarried. I was given few options for miscarry. But I am very doubt about the result as I did not feel any thing wrong. No bleeding, no spotting and still feeling very pregnant. Then I requested for another u/ss tomorrow and i hope that they made mistake. please tell me more in details about your experience. it is a matter to save a life. many many thanks from Lily
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