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Devastated and don't know what to do... :(

A week ago I got an ultrasound at 7.5 wks, clearly a HB was there. I have been so sick this entire pregnancy. Nothing has changed symptom wise. I went in for my appt today and I'm now 8 wks 5 days... Doctor found no HB. She looked for avfew minutes and nothin. Baby measured exactly 8 weeks 5 days and looked perfect and same with everything else. Doc scheduled me for a d & c tomorrow but I really want an additional ultrasound just for closure and to be sure. It seems so weird that I'm still sick and baby measures perfect... Any thoughts or advice?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:14 PM on Jun. 23, 2011 in Pregnancy

Answers (16)
  • Tell the doctor you want a second opinion.

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:15 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • not all the times can the HB be heard, it does happen to be very early - good luck tomorrow, hugs

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 3:15 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • DO NOT GET A d&c tell them you want to wait it out. There are ALWAYS mistakes.. request another ultrasound or wait till you have symptoms of a miscarriage(bleeding, cramping) Doctors these days will just do anything when they KNOW there are so many errors.

    tell them NO


    Answer by pastorejnh at 3:16 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • So sorry. The only thing I can say is sending lots of hugs your way.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:16 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • id get another opinion, docs can be wrong sometimes.

    Answer by bamamommy2009 at 3:16 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I'd get a second opinion. I've heard of it a couple times where people were scheduled for d&c and got a second opinion and found a heartbeat. *hug* good luck.

    Answer by sugamama3 at 3:17 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I agree, while personally I wouldn't want to get my hopes up I'd call another OB or L&D and ask for another ultrasound just to be sure

    Answer by Mom2Jack04 at 3:18 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I am so sorry. I have been exactly where you are twice. It is so hard. I would ask for another untrasound just so YOU can be 100% sure. You will sleep better at night if you do. Take care.

    Answer by zoomomto3 at 3:19 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • Get a second opinion you might be earlier then they think.

    Answer by booger14 at 3:21 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

  • I would DEFF get a second opinion an deff refuse the D&C... at 8 weeks its hard to get a HB anyways...

    Answer by lovinlifew3 at 3:21 PM on Jun. 23, 2011

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