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Mar 05, 2013 - 10 comments

My OB called today. HCG dropped to 3 :( I'm extremely disappointed, but we will keep trying. We have an appointment with an RE in April and will see if there's anything we can do to keep a natural pregnancy.

Thanks, everyone, for your kind words and support. Just not meant to be this time.

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by Risa615, Mar 05, 2013
Bummer, I was hoping for good news.  Like I mentioned, estrogen and progesterone for us women in our 40's helps maintain a natural pregnancy.  I really hope your RE agrees with the protocol that worked for me. Sending you hugs, I was so hoping for better news.

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by babies1234, Mar 06, 2013
So sorry for your loss.

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by Alexis2358, Mar 08, 2013
Awe, I'm sorry will work, keep it up.    I had 2 m/c's before my healthy boy at age 43 and then 2 m/c's since him, but the good news is.... our old bodies are still getting pregnant and thats more than alot of people get.   Hang in there, one of these times it will stick.

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by naturschld, Mar 08, 2013
So sorry this didn't work out.  Was hoping for better news for you.  Don't give up; you still have a good shot!  Sending you more SSBD!

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by mhv, Mar 08, 2013
So sorry to read your news.  I hope your ob can help for the next time.  

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by Beancntr416, Mar 08, 2013
Thank you all!!  We do know that we are blessed to even conceive. We are going to look into progesterone supplements. Looking back at my charts and how low my progesterone was this time, we are hoping that supplementing from 1dpo on will help. We have an appointment with an RE for mid-April. We aren't giving up!! :)

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by Risa615, Mar 09, 2013
How low was your progesterone?

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by journey2motherhood, Mar 09, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear this.  Hang in there, try again.

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by nola0805, Mar 09, 2013
Oh no! I am so sorry to hear this.  You are right that it is great news that you are able to conceive - now you just have to get some more answers.  Looking into the progesterone seems like a good idea.  I admire your positive attitude.  I know it isn't easy. Hang in there and I am wishing you all the luck in the world for your next pregnancy.  

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by Beancntr416, Mar 09, 2013
Progesterone was 4.6 on CD21. Before I knew I was pregnant. I don't know what it was a week later.

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