TTC Baby #2
Same donor as Baby J.
August 2011 – Home insemination #1. BFN.
September 2011 – Home insemination #2. BFN.
October 2011 – Home insemination #3. BFP. Surprised I got pregnant so quickly. We are very excited. *Pregnancy ends in chemical pregnancy. * 4W 3D Heartbroken. 😦
November 2011 – Home insemination #4. BFN. Got a second period this month but decided to take the time off for the holiday.
December 2011 – Took this month off for the holidays.
January 2012 – Home insemination #5. BFP. So very grateful. Due October 5, 2012.
February 2012 – Miscarried at 5 weeks 2 days. 😦 Took the rest of this month off to heal. Also visited DR to check everything out. We are clear to try agian next month.
March 2012 – Home insemination #6. BFN
April 2012 – Took this month off for the holiday.
May 2012 – Home insemination #7. BFN
June 2012 – Taking this month off.
July – September 2012 – Marathon training – no baby making.
October 2012 – Quick attempt before Marathon – Home Insemination #8. BFN
November 2012 – Ran my first half marathon – 13.1 miles – no baby making.
December 2012 – Home Insemination # 9 – BFP!
January 7, 2013 – Horrible lower left abdominal pain. Visit to Dr. revealed ruptured cyst. First view of little peanut. Measuring right on schedule, 5 weeks 6 days. Peanut is doing good – mommy is feeling better.
January 21st – First Dr. appointment with ultra sound. No heartbeat – baby stopped growing. Told I am going to miscarry. Another devastating blow. :’-(
January 25th – Ultrasound to confirm Mondays findings. To our surprise we see a heartbeat. Baby measuring 6w1d and heart rate is 93 bpm. Measuring 2 weeks behind and heart rate is low.
January 28th – Ultrasound to double check baby’s progress. Baby measuring 6w2d and heart rate is 109 bpm.
February 7th – Follow up ultrasound. No growth and no heartbeat. D&C done. 10w2d
February 27th – Diagnosed with MTHF (Methylene TetraHydroFolate Reductase). Told I should have never been able to carry a child without being on blood thinners. Advised to see a hematologist to get put on blood thinners and medication if I wanted to carry a child to term.
April 2013 – Decided to no longer try for another child. Our family will be a one child family. We are blessed with one little miracle baby. You can read about that here.