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Hey guys.

So I wont lie, I am dissapointed in the fact that an ultrasound revealed my little one is barely more than a group of cells right now. I can only see a little speck in the sack, which the doctor pointed out as my baby. My period date said I should be about 6 weeks now. My doctor said that my period date was just off. I have a longer cycle than what I though instead of the default 28 days, its more like 34 -37. We'll anyway the doctor said not to worry I actually just took the test on one of the first days it because accurate and the little one is just a bit behind than what we though. He said I would defineltly be able to see a heartbeat on the 24th of april. So I have an ultrasound scheduled for that day.

Has anyone had a similar situation. I would like to talk to anyone that has.
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replied April 10th, 2008
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Anyone else had ultrasound at 4 weeks?
If anyone has had a similar situation, thinking they were further along and the ultrasound showing a different story .feel free to private message me.
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replied April 10th, 2008
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That happened to me. According to my LMP I should be 20 weeks but I am only 18 weeks. When I tested positive w/a home pregnancy test the doc said that according to my blood levels that I was only 3 weeks pregnant, but my LMP would put me at 5 weeks. So they did an ultrasound but could not even find the sac. They were only able to see that there was a lot of blood pumping to one lil area in my uterus. So this of course meant that I wasnt nearly as far along as my period said either. Sure enough my 1st ultrasound confirmed that my LMP was not an accurate date to go by. So yeah thats what happened to me.

At 7 weeks pregnant I had an ultrasound and I could see his little heart beating. At 7 weeks I could not hear the heart beat though. I havent had an ultrasound since 7 weeks so I am very anxious to have mine at 20 weeks. Oh but I did hear the heart beat using the doppler at 14 weeks. Hope this helps
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replied April 10th, 2008
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YEAH, i just freaked out at first and thought it was not developing right or something but im trying not to worry , i cant wait for the next ultrasound.
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replied April 10th, 2008
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if your not tracking your cylces (ovulations predictor kits/cervical mucus/cervical position/etc) you dont know exactly when you concived so it is very very likely that you miss calculated, it happens a lot more then people realize, the 28 day cycle is a tv fantasy, they are all over teh place, every womans is different, that is why doctors usualy do an early ultrasound just to be sure they have your dates as close as possible
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replied April 11th, 2008
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Yeah, I'm more calm and not so worried now. People at work were just starting to freak me out. I had like three people say" My ultrasound matched exactly with my period date". So I guessed thats why it freaked me out.
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replied April 11th, 2008
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Yeah, no reason to freak out. I was a lot farther a long by my cycles than the ultra sound was saying with my last baby. I wasn't worried so much since it was my 6th baby, but it was really aggravating. I thought it was something like the 15th of January, but when I went to the doc, I measured somewhere in December, so he put me there, then he moved it to January 3rd later, then the ultra sound put me around the 18th I think. Seemed like every time I went in, the pregnancy was going to get longer!

Turned out I was the closest in the first place than the doc, and I have the baby on the 13th of January. I'm irregular, so the normal charting methods with the wheel and all weren't going to work.

Congrats on the pregnancy!
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replied April 11th, 2008
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Thanks!
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