What tests should I ask for?
Pregnant after recurring M/C
, Mar 29 2012 11:10 AM
6 replies to this topic
Posted 29 March 2012 - 11:10 AM
I had two very early losses last year and was diagnosed with hypothyrodism and anticardiolipin antibodies. I got a BFP this morning and am heading to the GP this afternoon to request some blood tests. Is there anything besides HCG and Progesterone that I should ask her to check? I don't fully trust her opinion as last time she wouldn't even test for progesterone but I don't really have anywhere else to go.
Thanks in advance
Edited by Teeny Bopper, 29 March 2012 - 11:19 AM.
Posted 29 March 2012 - 01:00 PM
Could you ask her to refer you to an obstetrician early on? I saw my Ob from 4.5 weeks this time. I hope this is a sticky bubba for you.
Posted 29 March 2012 - 03:39 PM
Thanks Little Lion! Yep, am seeing my OB at 7 weeks, and was lucky enough to get in with a specialist through the early pregnancy assessment clinic at the public hospital on Monday (I'll be 4 weeks)
Posted 29 March 2012 - 03:42 PM
That's good to hear.
Posted 22 June 2012 - 03:48 PM
Its really good news.
Posted 10 July 2012 - 06:23 PM
Please do not trust to those GPs especially with history of some pregnancy problems. Go to your Gyn as soon as possible. It will be very difficult for you every time to ask for some tests to do. So go to the Gyn and be sure he's best on to guide your pregnancy
Posted 10 July 2012 - 06:34 PM
Congratulations!!! When I had my miscarriage, they put me through the early pregnancy clinic. I was told by the doctor there, that when I fell pregnant again, to ask immediately to be referred back to the early pregnancy clinic so they could monitor bubs and I closely.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
It’s mixed in amongst garbled baby talk, but this 10-week-old's apparent attempt at telling her parents that she loves them has made her an internet star.
To say I became obsessed is something of an understatement. Everywhere I went I found cause to be reminded of my impending pain.
One mum says joy is very a personal feeling and expecting all new mums to feel it in the months after their baby born may do more harm than good.
Blogger Kiran Chug explains why she is going to let her toddler make more decisions for himself.
The Silverton family has heard the phrase "it's a girl" for the first time in four generations.
In future when someone I care for, or even someone I barely know, is experiencing a difficult time, I will not overthink it. I'll follow my heart.
Jac Bowie is the founder of Business in Heels, one of the fastest growing women’s networking events in Australia. She shares her story, including how she juggles work with a young family, and ways to work smarter.
Being a mum of identical twin boys stirs up great interest and fascination. It also opens itself up to nosy, invasive questions, as well as huge assumptions.
A mother-of-five who calls her two youngest sons "miracle babies" is just one of many mums seeking financial compensation for their children's unplanned conceptions.
It's a gorgeous song to begin with, but this dad's version of Hallelujah, sung for his young daughter, is especially touching.
While starting solids can be frustrating and messy (yet also fun!), introducing solids can also play havoc on tiny digestive systems.
A mother whose newborn baby was snatched from hospital has spoken of her joy and relief at getting her daughter back.
Are bumpies - bump selfies - really "exhibitionism of the weirdest kind"?
Acknowledging that motherhood isn't a bed of roses – to begrudge lack of time, sleep, money and spontaneity – is sacrilegious and a no-no, especially by mother superior-types.
A sequel is coming soon to the 2011 hit book 'Go the F*** to Sleep' - and this time, it's about mealtimes.
Fill out this quick survey and tell us in 25 words or less your best pregnancy or parenting tip - you'll go in the draw to win a $200 Pumpkin Patch voucher.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
While watching your baby grow into a unique little person is exciting and wondrous, the intensity of meeting everyone else?s needs can ever so sneakily overtake your own needs for self-care.
Almost all women will experience bruising, grazing or tearing after a vaginal birth. Depending on the degree of tearing, there are various treatments available.
Outings can be lots of fun with the kids, but there are inevitable challenges. Here's some information about days out to help you be a little more prepared.
I sent invitations on burgundy scrapbooking paper stamped with a field of poppies, and told each person why I wanted him or her there. I warned that there would be nudity.
When your baby?s due date comes and goes without so much as a pop - let alone a bang - it can be disheartening. Mums and a doula share their stories of natural inductions.
As I sat across the table from my friend ? me, a seasoned mother of three; her, a brand new mum ? I thought of all the mistakes an old-hand parent can make when visiting a newborn baby.
Unbearable anxiety, unspeakable joy, constant exhaustion and bouts of frustration ... The many shocks of first-time fatherhood resound in a dad's diary of his son's early months.
Finances may not be as cute as a newborn, but with many women?s working arrangements changing post-baby, monetary matters need attention too.
Are bumpies really "exhibitionism of the weirdest kind", as one writer has claimed?
We've scoured the internet to find gorgeous personalised keepsakes and nursery decor to record baby name and dates. They make great gifts for christenings, name days and birthdays! (All prices in AU.)
We look at your wellbeing, covering health, relationships, beauty and fashion, mind and body.