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My husband and I have tried years to get pregnant and after many fertility treatments and surgery to get my ovaries drilled open it has finally happened. Unfortunately things haven't been going so well. At my 7w2d appt we got to see the sac, baby and heartbeat of 143 but my sac was measuring behind at 6w2d. Measurements were sac was 14mm and baby was 10mm. They brought me back a week later and the sac had only grown 3mm instead of 7mm so I was now measuring 2 weeks behind and the baby had continued to grow and was exactly the size it was suppose to be and had a heartbeat of 171 so now there was only a differential of 1mm between the sac and the baby. Sac was 17mm, baby was 16mm. Their "news" to me was that either the sac will grow or the heart will stop. 2 days later I went to see a high risk dr because I was sure the baby's heart had stopped by then and I wanted to get having a miscarriage over with and for them to induce it instead of waiting for it to happen naturally. T


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replied November 10th, 2010
Fertility Answer A17062
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum.
Do not be hasty in your decision. Small gestational sac usually results due to late fertilization of ovum (wrong dates). Wait for some more time to see if the baby’s heartbeat is present. Go ahead with testing serial HCG levels and progesterone levels. If they are found to lag behind, then you will need external supplements to make sure that pregnancy is progressing well. Wait for another monitoring scan next week to see if the small gestational sac is suggestive of impending pregnancy loss. Discuss with your treating gynecologist/obstetrician about getting these tests done.
All the best. Take care.



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replied December 20th, 2010
Small sac for size of baby
I am seven weeks and two days pregnant. I started spotting right before my seven weeks and went into the er at seven weeks one day. They heard the heartbeat and told me that the baby was not attached to my uterus wall and I will lose the baby. However at the doctors this morning the doctor said there is a heartbeat it is normal, the size of the baby is normal there is blood and the sac is measuring almost two weeks behind. I was given a fifty fifty chance of losing this baby because of the bleeding for three days now. Its my first prenancy at 26 years old. They don't know why the sac isn't growing or why there is blood. The only positive is there is no pain in my stomach or back. Just waiting to see.
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replied December 20th, 2010
Thanks for the response. Unfortunately I lost the baby at 8w5d. We found out at 9w1d. I have since had a D&C since I had a missed miscarriage.

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replied November 12th, 2012
iam pregnant of 9th week , two days before i have scanned in the report it found 14mm presac found whether any problem for me or baby any chances of miscarriage
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