I went into an emergency room on a Thursday with heavy bleeding. I was in my 12th week of pregnancy. They perfomred an ultrasound and diagnosed abruptia and sent me home, saying there was nothing that could be done, but to pray and hope. I returned 2 days later (Saturday) with mild but continuous cramping. The doctor was unable to find a fetal heartrate (after looking for only about 2 minutes), then did a pelvic exam and said my cervix was open. She made it clear to me that this was a miscarriage. She ordered no other tests. I was sent home and told to schedule an appt. with my OBGYN as soon as possible. When I saw my OBGYN on the following Tuesday, I had another ultrasound and was informed that the baby was alive and healthy. There was no sign of abuptia, and cervix was closed.
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