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Postby kbielec » Thu Jan 05, 2012 08:20 am

by kbielec (254 Posts), Thu Jan 05, 2012 08:20 am

Well ladies, we've been given the green light to try again. The reports came back from my D&C from the beginning of December. Twin boys - nothing wrong with them, no abnormalities with the twins or me from this pregnancy. So, we are going to start trying this month. Fingers crossed for better luck in 2012.
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Mom to Annabelle born at 26 weeks due to HELLP (2008) I found out I had Factor V and MTHFR after delivery.
(12/2011) miscarriage, twin boys 8 weeks, on LDA, Folbate, Lovenox
(02/2012) Pregnant - praying for beautiful take home baby due Nov. 3, 2012, on LDA, Folbate, Lovenox
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Postby danielsmom » Fri Jan 06, 2012 01:46 pm

by danielsmom (290 Posts), Fri Jan 06, 2012 01:46 pm

Well, that is good news about the boys, though I know it's gotta be bittersweet. Did they offer any answers or speculations as to why it happened? I know pregnancy is so fragile early on. Do they want you on blood thinners or anything before you try again?

Wishing you the very best and hoping to see a BFP from you in the near future. HUGS
Miscarriage Feb 05 & Dec 07
Daniel born Feb 09 at 27w5d, 1 lb 1 oz/12 inches (severe IUGR) due to Severe Pre-E & HELLP. Now tall for age and no complications.
Diagnosed with MTHFR
Cornual Ectopic miscarriage Mar 11
Natalie born 6-5-12 at full term, 7 lb 11 oz & 21.5 inches, progesterone 2-8 weeks (for suspected luteal phase defect), lovenox 6-29 weeks, lda 0-36 weeks, folic.
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Postby kerisue » Fri Jan 06, 2012 02:17 pm

by kerisue (623 Posts), Fri Jan 06, 2012 02:17 pm

It is so tough going back to the drawing board so to speak. I'm sorry you didn't really get an explanation about what happened with the twins. But I wish you good luck with ttc this time around!
Mama to Millie
born June 2010 @ 24 wks. gestation due to my severe PE and CHF
lived 25 days, loved and missed
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Postby sam10 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 09:05 pm

by sam10 (1441 Posts), Fri Jan 06, 2012 09:05 pm

Glad to hear you can start TTC again. Good luck and hopefully we'll hear the good news soon! :D
~Julija (40)
MC 3/2009 and 3/2011
Henry (1/1/2010-1/7/2010) - forever loved and missed; severe PE with Hellp; partial placental abruption, classical c-section at 25.6 weeks
Matilda (Nov. 2012, born at 35.4 weeks) - severe PE


Our pain has been put into words, placed into empty cradles, to remember that all our babies lived, that they mattered and always will. - Field of Cradles http://www.fieldofcradles.org/
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Postby sarahkm » Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:56 am

by sarahkm (86 Posts), Thu Jan 12, 2012 12:56 am

We haven't receieved our chromosome testing results yet. I have my 2 week follow up appointment tomorrow. I didn't think about the fact that they could determine the gender from the testing. I'm not sure I really want to know that.
Best wishes in TTC again!! Hopefully we'll start next month.
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Mother to Nathanael James born still 12/31/2006 at 38 weeks. Class I HELLP sydrome, placental abruption, acute kidney failure.
Miscarriage 12/2011
Expecting again-due date August 16, 2013 (Folic Acid, LDA, Prenatal vitamins, BP meds, Vitamin D, Slow release Iron)
Elias Nathanael born healthy 07/28/2013 at 37 weeks 2 days, 5#11oz. No signs of HELLP or preeclampsia! Tear noticed in placenta after delivery.
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