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Just had my 12 week ultrasound scan and twins

Soooo heart broken first ultrasound and found out twins and A is alive and B no heart beat
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Don't let this ruin your pregnancy and your joy.  It's  sad one baby didn't make it,  but this is like experiencing a blighted ovum,  except you still have one live baby in this pregnancy.  One failed to take hold during the first trimester and you didn't know about it until just now.  

I do know your disappointment - I had two blighted ova - one at  7 weeks and one at 11 weeks - so I know that sadness.  I lost two pregnancies,  like you lost one baby in this pregnancy.  

  Pregnancy in the early stages is VERY VERY complicated,  and the one twin didn't attach properly or didn't have a viable placenta,  or didn't have healthy DNA.

Don't let this ruin your joy for the life you're carrying,  embrace13.  Your body tried to hang on to both babies,  but wasn't able to.

God Bless.



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Your heart will hurt. Try not to focus on the loss. Instead focus your mind and body on the blessing of the amazing miracle you still have on the way. While it's hard to understand, everything does happen for a reason. Try not to let the loss overshadow the incredible blessing god has in store for your future. Keeping a positive mind set is critical to both you and your baby!! Focus on the good :)
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Thank you. We had heard both heart beats we are farther into second trimester so we need to see a specialist to find out more about how Baby B will come out and A be ok. They said baby B passed at 12 weeks 4 days.
I also had a blighted pregnancy before at 14 to 16 weeks just a sac but we never had a scan just ER telling me I wasn't pregnant. The radiologist pulled up our file and did ask if my 18 month old could have been a twin I thought was weird as we miscarried and month later told I was pregnant yet we didn't do it... so they never could figure it out had a horrible pregnancy IGUR so we don't truly know his size as he just didn't grow inside. This is just so much. But thanks for being positive girls the last year and a half I have been in hospital with the son I mentioned above as he had a cleft lip minor and surgery went horrible wrong. So I'm just down and stressed and feel like life's not getting better
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