Re: SEPTEMBER 2013 PREGNANCY
posted at 10/7/2013 3:02 PM EDT
IPW - that's so not appropriate! Personally, I would have said something if it were my mother, but I'm not sure what your relationship is like.
It was bad news for me on Friday - no growth since 10 days prior, so I was "diagnosed with a non-viable pregnancy". Yes, I actually got a piece of paper that said that.
They gave me Misoprostil to accelerate the miscarriage, along with oxycodone and ibuprofren for the pain. It was not fun. I took it Saturday night and spent Sunday from 4am to 4pm with cramps and heavy, clotted bleeding.
But, it's over now, save for a follow-up ultrasound this Friday to be sure that everything is gone. I think the doctor and midwife we spoke with at the hospital were surprised by how "easy" we took the news. But, as I said on here, we were already expecting the worst, so we didn't get too emotional about it at the hospital. We've only told one of our couple friends so far. Not sure if we will tell our parents our not. DH's mom was just diagnosed with breast cancer, and I am accompanying her to her appointment with her treatment team on Thursday (also at MGH). Everyone's got so much to worry about right now, I don't want to add to their stress. My mom is in California and it's difficult to deliver news like that over the phone. I did it the first time, but she was so upset for me. I'm just not sure I want to deal with that.
I'll be looking forward to getting my next AF so we can then start trying again after that. They said our risk for another M/C was slightly higher, since we've now had two, but we also had a happy, healthy baby in between them, so I'm not going to panic just yet. Good luck everyone, and hopefully October brings more good news. I feel like this September thread has been a bit of a downer toward the end. You all should start fresh with a new discussion on a positive note!