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Pregnant after recurring M/C


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#1 Teeny Bopper

Posted 29 March 2012 - 11:10 AM

Hi all,


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.

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Edited by Teeny Bopper, 29 March 2012 - 11:19 AM.


#2 little lion

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.

#3 Teeny Bopper

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)



Fingers crossed!!

#4 little lion

Posted 29 March 2012 - 03:42 PM

That's good to hear.

#5 zoii

Posted 22 June 2012 - 03:48 PM

Its really good news. original.gif

#6 nucka

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

#7 Lcasey

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.




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