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Miscarriage or Mistake?

I am 12 weeks pregnant and I went to the ER because of a small amount of blood. I was concerned that I may be miscarrying! When I received the ultrasound no heart beat was detected and no fetus was present. The tech then gave me a vaginal U/S and then she saw a "YOLK' or an embryo. As I am a second time mother I know that at 12 weeks a fetus would be present instead of a embryo. She told me that the baby measured to be 5 weeks and 6 days. That is impossible!!! I found out that I was pregnant on Halloween day (10/31/14). You do the math... So I am thinking that my baby stopped growing 6 weeks ago and I have a deceased baby inside of me. I am upset and loss for words because I really was not expecting this tragedy!

Is it possible that there is a mistake?
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Avatar universal
I found out at my 16wk check up (no issues at all, bleeding, cramping - none of the 'usual' signs) that my son had died almost 1-2wks prior.
I carried him until 17wks, and because my body didn't register his death, had to be induced to have him because I was so far along.
It's normal... Unfortunately...
I had a miscarriage and started to bleed at around 5wks. took me another full 4 weeks to actually miscarry the baby and sac and stuff.
so sorry to hear this though, its hard :(
1752977 tn?1418225396
Sorry you're going through this. To me, it sounds like a missed miscarriage which unfortunately is very common
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