+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    futureherder is offline Child led parent here...save me :)
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    1,487
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked
    34
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts

    Default PG after a loss, what did you do.

    I am trying not to stress but I want some reassurance.

    When you got pg again after your loss did you get multiple hcg tests? how often did you have them? Did you keep doing POAs was there anything that helped you feel better?

    I am currently 4w1d.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    176
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked
    51
    Reviews
    0
    I know exactly how you feel. I have had 7m/c all up the last 4 I was being monitored through a fertility clinic. I am currently 17 weeks pg and this time around I had bloods done every 2-3 days, while it was reassuring to see your levels go up every time, it was very draining emotionally as every time I would call to get my results i was waiting for that "I'm sorry looks like your hcg or progesterone levels have dropped'.

    You could POAS to reassure yourself but only do it every second day as your hcg levels double (roughly) every 48hrs so doing it daily would be a waste of money.

    I think the only thing you can do is just relax and if it's meant to be it will, so much easier said than done I know!! Also keep in mind that once you hit 7 weeks and have seen bub on early ultrasound the risk of miscarriage drops to like 2%.

    All the best xx

  3. #3
    futureherder is offline Child led parent here...save me :)
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    1,487
    Thanks
    37
    Thanked
    34
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Thanks guys, I dont think POAS would help me as much as getting Hcg tests. This will be my second one tonight and I will have to go back for my results Friday so I might push for another one Friday. Maybe after that I can relax a bit. I will be having my dating scan at 6w6d on the 2nd of July...it couldn't come any sooner!!!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Cordeaux Heights (Wollongong)
    Posts
    4,503
    Thanks
    180
    Thanked
    281
    Reviews
    18
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    I lost my son at 20 weeks and I have 2 mc early on in the pregnancy. I POAS a lot and felt I was buying all the HPTs in the store (lol) I also got a lot of blood tests for my piece of mind between when I found out I was pregnant and my first ultrasound.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    170
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    41
    Reviews
    0
    I did quite a few POAS and asked my doctor for an early dating scan due to a previous m/c. I ended up having my scan at 10 weeks due to work commitments at the time but could have had it done earlier to ease my mind.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Well I think it's another loss, what happens now?
    By hopingtosoonbeamummy in forum Pregnancy Loss Support
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: 14-07-2012, 19:45
  2. 2.5yo ER, at a loss!
    By lilbird in forum General Sleeping & Settling Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-06-2012, 09:26
  3. Not my loss!
    By flyawayfree in forum Single Parents
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-02-2012, 15:39

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Springfree Trampoline
Give the Ultimate Christmas Gift Springfree Trampoline
The World's Safest Trampoline™ is now also the world's first Smart Trampoline™. Sensors on the mat detect your every move and your jumps control fun, educational and active games on tablet. Secure the Ultimate Christmas Gift today!
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
The Fix Program Sydney CBD and Broadway
Pregnancy and women's health physio, pregnancy and new mum Pilates classes taught by our physios for you and bub. Pregnancy back and pelvic pain. Also, we treat postnatal and women of all ages. Incontinence, prolapse, sexual and pelvic pain.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!