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8 weeks pregnant!

Hello ladies!  I was on here YEARS ago when I was actively trying to get pregnant.  I haven't tried in awhile and haven't been pregnant in 6 years.

A little back history...I've had 5 miscarriages. All from 2007-2010. I have a condition called MTHFR. It's basically a chromosome disorder...that causes blood clotting and vitamin b and folic deficiencies. I've been told I can't get pregnant without mediciation.

My boyfriend and I have been on and off for a year now. We live an hour and half apart also.  Since August we've been together and doing really well.  I flew to Missouri on Nov 6 and came back to NC....I noticed I was sick but figured it was motion sickness from the plane.  I started thinking as the week went on about how my period wasn't right in October. So Monday the 14th on my way back home I stopped and got a test.  Sure enough! Positive right away. No waiting any mins on all 5 test.  

The bf is coming along with the news...it's just been a big shock! But we are happy. I'm trying to stay positive. I had an ultrasound Friday to show I'm 8 weeks as of today and a health strong heart beat.  The farthest I've been in any pregnancy was 7 weeks.  So praying this one sticks!  
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Im really sorry to hear youve been through all that but will keep you in my prayers so that you and youre pregnancy will keep healthy this time :)
Just stay positive God makes big miracles happen and think that your baby on the way is one of them CONGRATS by the way !(:
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Thanks so much!  I've always said a little Faith can lead to big things!  This pregnancy has definitely been completely different!  Thanks for the well wishes!
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Stay strong , stay positive, sending you positive vibes and prayers! Good luck and congrats!!
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Congratulations :) take care and I hope it all goes well for you both, how exciting :)
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Praying for a healthy and successful pregnancy for you! Be blessed.
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