anygood storys that an empty sac could be baby hiding

(12 Posts)
jolly4 Thu 01-Jul-04 13:26:56

i have been for a scan yesterday an i thought iwas 7 weeks the doc sed 6 but when i had my internal scan they said they could see the sac but couldnt see the embryo, i have too go back in 2 weeks seems ages away, i am not bleeding an not in pain,but i have been on the m/c site an it looks bleak, i am hopin it is hiding i am obviously upset , but when my friend phoned last nite i told her what the scan said she told me not too worry as that happened to another friend an when she went back 2 weeks later they found the embryo fingers crossed i just keep thinking the worst thinkin that i am not pg anyone been in this situation

OP’s posts: |
Bouj Thu 01-Jul-04 13:57:59

I have no advice, but wanted to bump this for those who might. Thinking of you, and hoping for the best. xoxox

bunny2 Thu 01-Jul-04 14:32:39

Fingers crossed for you Jolly. I think an embryo should be seen at 6 - 7 weeks but if your dates are off then perhaps it i too early. Have you tried putting the words "early ultrasound" into Google and seeing what comes up?

mummytosteven Thu 01-Jul-04 15:38:24

Hi Jolly - I went for a scan at what I thought was 7 but turned out to be 5.5 weeks - they just saw a sac, not fetal pole and heartbeat (on abdominal not internal). They did blood tests, said to come back in 10 days for another scan - either dates were off or I had m/c. But the bloods were dodgy so I went for an internal scan 4 days later, which found sac, fetal pole and heartbeat, and I now have 3 month ds. Best of look

jolly4 Thu 01-Jul-04 17:04:37

thanks everyone for your feedback and too mummyofseven fingers crossed that the reason is my dates i just cant get this out of my head you cant help thinkin the worst we do have a little boy who is 7 an cause we wanted another child so much we concieved within 4 months an were still quite shocked so would be devasted too have lost this one roll on 7th july

OP’s posts: |
jolly4 Thu 01-Jul-04 17:07:33

thanks everyone for your feedback and too mummyofseven fingers crossed that the reason is my dates i just cant get this out of my head you cant help thinkin the worst we do have a little boy who is 7 an cause we wanted another child so much we concieved within 4 months an were still quite shocked so would be devasted too have lost this one roll on 7th july forgot too add they did give me an internal scan detected the sac but couldnt see fetus

OP’s posts: |
mummytosteven Fri 02-Jul-04 01:52:22

Hi there. It's all a bit of a shocker, isn't it. IIRC, you wouldn't expect to see the fetal pole until about 6 weeks on any scan (an internal scan shows up to a week more than an abdo scan), and would not necessarily see a heartbeat on an internal scan until 7/8 weeks - if you are just ten days out with your dates, that could mean everything was fine; even if your cycles are 28 days, you could still have ov'd late. Best of luck.

jolly4 Fri 02-Jul-04 23:59:41

thanks mumtoseven i do feel positive boobs are feeling really heavy an feelin tired

OP’s posts: |
zoz Sun 04-Jul-04 06:26:01

I really hope things turn out good for you jolly4.

I have no advice but it must be really hard having to wait for a long time for another scan. Fingers crossed and hugs.

I know before I m/c I was always wanting to know if everything was alright. And the waiting game really blows.

Good luck anyway.

BooMama Tue 06-Jul-04 22:10:11

I had this with my dd - I was referred to the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit at our hospital when I thought I was about 7 weeks pg because I had been having pains in my lower stomach (my 1st pregnancy ended in emergency c-section). They only found an empty sack and then I had the waiting for the hcg levels in my blood to rise suitably - as they did - and everything was fine. In the end they put my dates back by a few weeks and even then she was overdue so shows how much I know about my cycle!
The waiting is horrible though - good luck to you.

Cobweb Wed 07-Jul-04 00:30:58

Jolly4, we are in a similar position and I wanted to let you know that I am thinking of you and wish you all the best. When is your scan? Mine is on Tuesday which I think is the 6th.

xxx

jolly4 Wed 07-Jul-04 01:14:59

my scan is on 7th of july i had a c- section too i am a bit more settled now thou bout the pg but you do still worry i think til i can see something growing good luck for you for your scan too xx

OP’s posts: |

Join the discussion

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.

Join Mumsnet

Already have a Mumsnet account? Log in