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    I suspect the date they gave you was actual age/gestation of the baby (so counting from conception) rather than a traditional pregnancy date (counting from your last period). So if you add 2 weeks (to take it to your last period), the date makes sense. I very much doubt that they would have seen anything at all if you were only 4 wks.

    Definitely worth getting a blood test to check your HCG level and potentially another scan. I think knowing whether or not the pregnancy is viable is a good first step in making your final decision,

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    Quote Originally Posted by brimm View Post
    Ultimately only I fear it's probably too late. I mean I'm getting upset just thinking about it.
    Too late??

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    My first scan at approx 5-6 weeks showed same as your scan. No fetal pole no hb. My hcg was sky high and I had to have follow up scan a week later. That week waiting sucked badly.

    But here I am counting my blessings with that slow grower my 1 week old baby boy.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ourbradybunch View Post
    My first scan at approx 5-6 weeks showed same as your scan. No fetal pole no hb. My hcg was sky high and I had to have follow up scan a week later. That week waiting sucked badly.

    But here I am counting my blessings with that slow grower my 1 week old baby boy.



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    The lady recommended getting a scan in two weeks but don't know if I can wait that long!

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    Quote Originally Posted by brimm View Post
    The lady recommended getting a scan in two weeks but don't know if I can wait that long!
    If that's what they've recommended, then there's no point in going earlier and seeing an empty screen again because it's too early.

    I would recommended getting repeat blood tests from your GP in the meantime which will show if the pregnancy is progressing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brimm View Post
    Presume that's a bad thing...
    Don't freak out! As everyone has said may have just been too early to see anything and dates may just be slightly off.

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    The best thing you can do right now is get bloods done on Monday, then Wed or thurs. The 2 tests will not just show levels but how much the HcG is increasing.

    It was clear from your first post you wanted this baby, but reading on at you worrying shows you def want it - if this is a viable pg, keep this baby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brimm View Post
    The lady recommended getting a scan in two weeks but don't know if I can wait that long!
    If they saw anything today then a scan in one week will show if it has grown. My first pregnancy my dates were out as I'd just stopped the pill and didn't realise just how early hpts can detect pregnancy.

    My first scan showed nothing. A scan a few days later showed a sac (internal u/s required to see it) measuring 4w3days. A scan a week later showed sac, pole and - to the tech's surprise - a heartbeat, all measuring 5w4days. She's a 6 year old now.

    I've also had a missed miscarriage and a miscarriage that always had slow growth, slow rising hcg and bleeding. I checked so many times and they always refer to the 'weeks' based on an average LMP, not on conception.

    I would only wait one week and get 2 hcg tests in the meantime to check if levels are rising.

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    Op I don't mean to sound rude as that's not my intention but for someone with a double degree and obviously very intelligent you seem to know absolutely nothing about babies or what Australia provides to parents. Paid parental leave was all over the news when it was introduced and everywhere again recently when Abbott wanted to raise the amount to up to $50,000 for 6 months.
    Knowledge is power!!! Do some research! Find out exactly what you guys would be entitled to from Centrelink and the conditions.
    I'm not saying this from a purely financial perspective but also to defend your position with your husband. E.g. He says "we can't afford it". You say "well actually, I've done a budget and we will receive this much money and here are my sums".
    Also get yourself some legal advice about these investment properties and just get rid of them.
    I seriously don't understand what is going on here.
    You must he going out of your mind with worry but seriously , there are some elements of this you CAN control. Educate yourself, write down questions to ask your Dr. Get all the answers you want from a PROFESSIONAL and not your husband don't sit back.
    Get back control by being the one in your relationship who has the answers

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    Quote Originally Posted by firsttimemum34 View Post
    Op I don't mean to sound rude as that's not my intention but for someone with a double degree and obviously very intelligent you seem to know absolutely nothing about babies or what Australia provides to parents. Paid parental leave was all over the news when it was introduced and everywhere again recently when Abbott wanted to raise the amount to up to $50,000 for 6 months.
    Knowledge is power!!! Do some research! Find out exactly what you guys would be entitled to from Centrelink and the conditions.
    I'm not saying this from a purely financial perspective but also to defend your position with your husband. E.g. He says "we can't afford it". You say "well actually, I've done a budget and we will receive this much money and here are my sums".
    Also get yourself some legal advice about these investment properties and just get rid of them.
    I seriously don't understand what is going on here.
    You must he going out of your mind with worry but seriously , there are some elements of this you CAN control. Educate yourself, write down questions to ask your Dr. Get all the answers you want from a PROFESSIONAL and not your husband don't sit back.
    Get back control by being the one in your relationship who has the answers
    Sorry I came across like that. I have done heaps of research but am still trying to understand everything completely. I did research in relation to government assistant recently but with the alterations was keen to hear from others. Also, I'm in report writing at the moment and writing 180 reports... Which makes my brain extremely fried.

    The properties are all sorted in a sense, just up for sale etc. We do have lawyers working on the case but I think until there gone completely we will always have that worry there.


 

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