My Empty Carriage

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April 9, 2010

Friday, April 9th, 2010

I have been hearing of so many late miscarriages of young woman lately. I have something called factor five leiden which is a blood disorder and it causes miscarriages early on or very late in pregnancies. It usually goes undetected until a woman has multiple miscarriages before you are tested.

I was living in london and was fortunate enough to be diagnosed there. It turns out that 3 people in my family also have it. I feel like this should be a standard test for woman when they become pregnant. I know how hard it is to get pregnant and a woman wants to do anything they can to keep the pregnancy. I had to inject 2x a day with blood thinners. It sucked but was worth it because I had 3 healthy babies. But i did have to deliver earlier which also lowers the risk of miscarriage. Doctors will say it is unnecessary but I think it is totally worth it to find this out before when you become pregnant. perhaps I am type a and a bit crazy.