My husband and I were referred for IVF treatment after trying to conceive for 2 years with no success. Round 1 was in June 2015, an embryo was transferred but sadly we got a negative pregnancy test and we had no further embryos to freeze. Round 2 failed at the end of October 2015 when all my eggs were immature due to a poor medication response. We were losing hope.
Round 3 started January 4th 2016 and on Feb 3rd we couldn't believe our eyes when I had 6 positive pregnancy tests!! We were absolutely over the moon! Our little miracle! We had our 8 week scan at the clinic on 29th Feb which was beautiful, perfect they said with a very strong heartbeat. My bump began to show, I had terrible sickness, it was all good!
But then our world crumbled, when our 12 weeks scan showed no heartbeat and our baby only measured at 9 weeks.
My symptoms continued, I was so angry, the sickness was pointless, my baby was dead. What had I done wrong? It felt like a punishment, I needed it to end. I opted to have D&C on 29th March. Everyday it hurts. Everyday I feel at fault. We are lucky enough to have two frozen embryos, I will pick myself up and fight for them, but it's really scary. I hold on to the hope that they mightt just be our rainbow babies. Our little miracles.
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