Empty gestational sac

posted 3 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 3
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690 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Sending positive thoughts your way! 

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

finger crossed for you. I have a friend who lives in South Africa that experienced the same thing. At her follow up US they were able to see the yolk sac. I think they say 6 weeks is the earliest you can detect the yolk sac???

In the UK we dont get early US. our first is at 12 weeks as it can be emotionally distressing if there is no yolk sac seen when everything can be absolutely perfectly healthy.

I know its hard but try to keep possitive until your next US.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@asphodel:  I’m sorry! I hope everything works out! I know how hard it can be to not stress about this and have to wait to go back. Good luck!

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@ChocolateLime:  I agree, I think early U/S are pretty emotionally tough for some.  I wouldn’t want an early U/S

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

@asphodel:  Sending good vibes your way. I am very sorry. I had an early u/s, and had I went in any earlier they probably wouldn’t have seen much, so I have faith that it is just becuase you are early yet. Fingers crossed and many hugs that that proves to be true 🙂

Post # 8
Hostess
3787 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Eesh. I don’t have anything valuable to add, but just wanted to say that I’m rooting for you! FX everything looks good next week!

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@asphodel: Try to stay calm until the next US.  I don’t even know why they have pregnant women come in SO early- unless you are a special case.

When I called my OB/Gyn and said “I got a positive home test so I suppose I should make an appointment”- they asked me to guess about how far along I am.  They told me (very politely)- that I really didn’t need to be seen sooner than 10 weeks along (unless I had a health condition)- because even if I were to miscarry or the pregnancy wasn’t going to run it’s course, there honeslty wasn’t anything they could do to fix/save it.  So my first US was around the 10 week mark, and you could see this tiny alien in the sac.

 

 

 

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

@petunie  – I’m keep everything crossed for you that it was just too early to see anything!!

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@asphodel:  They found an empty sac with no HB when my cousin thought she was 8 weeks– as it turns out, she was only 5 weeks! Momma and baby are now 17 weeks and doing great!

Post # 12
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2764 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

6 weeks is too early to see anything yet. My doctor said that is one of the reasons why they don’t schedule women for ultrasounds before 10 weeks; the only exceptions are if they have a medical condition. I know it’s not easy, but try to not stress about it.

I’m sending tons of positive thoughts your way and hoping everything looks great next week!

Post # 13
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Try not to stress.  The exact same scenario happened to me — thought I was 7w, was actually 5.5, US showed an empty sac.  I’m now 24.5w and everything is great.

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@asphodel:  FX for you- it’s still so early I’m sure everything is fine:) positive thoughts your way!

Post # 16
Hostess
11469 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

Don’t give up hope yet! It may just be too early. Wishing and praying for a healthy pregnancy for you momma.

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