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Miscarriage after IVF

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lumili · 05/05/2011 17:27

Please help, I had my egg collection on 25 March and on Tuesday I went to the clinic for a scan, should have been 7 and a half weeks pregnant. The doctor saw one empty sac and the other sac had a 2.9mm fetal pole but no heartbeat :-( Had my HCG level on Tuesday and it was 51,800 today it is only 51,200. What does this all mean?

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FlipFantasia · 06/05/2011 09:04

So sorry your going through this. Have they booked you in for a follow up scan? Are they going to re-test your HCG to see whether it's still falling? I'm no expert but it doesn't sound positive Sad, as by 7.5 weeks a heartbeat should be visible and HCG should still be rising. I had my son via IVF/ICSI and the dates are bang on usually, because of the precise timings involved. Have you tried looking Fertility Friends - the ladies on there on such experts on all things assisted conception.

I've also had a miscarriage at 7 weeks recently (a miracle natural conception that wasn't to be Sad) so I know how horrible the waiting stage is.

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