Pregnant again after two miscarriages... Cross your fingers for this mom, who shares her experience of two miscarriages in a row:
My husband and I have 2 wonderful boys (age 10 and 5). In the summer of 2010 we found out we were expecting #3! We were excited! We had just moved into a big house with plenty of room and we were ready to fill it up!
At 6 weeks I started getting immobilizing pains in my lower abdomen. I couldn't walk or talk or breathe even when these came. We went to the ER and they did all sorts of tests to make sure everything was ok. No heartbeat was seen, but they said it was still pretty early. We went home and I was on strict orders to rest for the next few days.
A week later I started bleeding and went to the ER to find out I was having a miscarriage. I was devastated! It was hard to tell my husband and kids and my mother.
But after months of moving on we were ready to try again. In March 2011 I found out I was pregnant again. We were excited but scared. Everyone said chances of it happening 2 times in a row were slim and we should just enjoy it. We sailed past 6 weeks, then 8 weeks went by and the statistics got better. At 10 weeks I had an ultrasound. The look on the lady's face said it all. No heartbeat was found and no yolk sac or placenta or anything. I was crushed. I once again had to break the bad news to everyone. I was done and ready to give up. We waited a long time to decided to try again.
March 2012 I found out we are expecting once again. I'm scared and nervous and trying to keep positive about it. We did see a heartbeat at 7 weeks and that made me feel so much better. I've also had more symptoms this time than the last 2 times... nausea, breast tenderness, extreme tiredness. Dr wants to see me every 2 weeks for a few months to make sure baby is growing ok and everything is fine. It's so hard to wait for the next appointment.
I go back on Monday (5 days from now) and these 2 weeks go so slow! I just want to see that heartbeat again and know it's still ok. When a day comes when my morning sickness isn't as bad I worry that this is it, I'm done, it's over. Then sure as can be it comes creeping up at some point in the day. I'd actually rather be sick everyday all day and know the baby is ok, then feel nothing and be worried.
Everyday, everytime I go to the bathroom I keep hoping to not see red on the paper. And everytime it's fine, it's a true blessing from God to tell me "it's ok".