Welcome to the Blighted Ovum Support forum.
Commonly used abbreviations are found at the bottom of this forum.
A blighted ovum ( also called an "anembryonic pregnancy") is a fertilized egg which implants in the uterus,
and begins to develop a gestational sac.
The fertilized egg, however, fails to form beyond that point and is absorbed into the body.
This occurs before six-and-a-half weeks, although it may not be discovered until later.
About 90 percent of them are chromosomal errors.
They are usually discovered when a healthcare provider fails to detect a heartbeat or
an ultrasound reveals an empty gestational sac.
This tragic occurance is not necessarily indicative of future problems,
while there are no guarantees, odds are it will never happen again.
This is an area for care and support, all are welcome here.
While concentrated support is for those who have been diagnosed with a blighted ovum....
anyone who has suffered a loss or is close to someone who has is welcome to join.
The only rule here is to be kind and respectful to others.
Reply to current threads or feel free to begin a thread of your own.

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Scared Mamma: Possible blighted ovum pregnancy. My sac is measuring 6 weeks but the ultrasound didn't pick up bub only a yolk. Was told I may only be 4 weeks which is why bub can't be seen yet. I'm quite nervous and am just wanting to talk to someone w/ similar experien Nov 4, 2015 3:34:24 GMT -5
kaur: I started bleeding in my 5th week and went to ER Oct 24, 2016 12:37:32 GMT -5
kaur: they run tests and did an ultrasound as well Oct 24, 2016 12:37:51 GMT -5
kaur: my HCG levels are at 30 Oct 24, 2016 12:38:13 GMT -5
kaur: and they could not find anything in the ultrasound and diagnosed me with threatened miscarriage Oct 24, 2016 12:39:00 GMT -5
kaur: I have an appointment with my doc this coming thru Oct 24, 2016 12:39:21 GMT -5
kaur: can anyone help or guid me through what should be the next steps me and my husband should take ? Oct 24, 2016 12:40:37 GMT -5
Lp: I had 2 blighted ovums last year one in july and one in december Jan 4, 2017 14:39:57 GMT -5
Lp: First one at 12 weeks n second one at 13 weeks naturally Jan 4, 2017 14:41:05 GMT -5
Lp: What can i do to make my 3rd time a charm Jan 4, 2017 14:41:25 GMT -5
Lp: Dr aren't really telling me much Jan 4, 2017 14:41:41 GMT -5
DC: Blighted ovum is very very stressful. My wife had one in December and we are preg again, so praying. It's awful when things like this are out of your control. Doctors have done nothing to explain or reassure us. Mar 6, 2017 15:29:38 GMT -5
hi: hi Apr 24, 2017 3:21:36 GMT -5
hi: I am detected with blighted ovum 1 week ago? Please share your experiences. also when shall i concieve again? i took pills to abort and feel completely normal now. But will it happen again it is driving me crazy. Apr 24, 2017 3:23:03 GMT -5
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bibi: hey I was just diagnosed with a b/o today and today would've made me 12 wks. Aug 21, 2017 14:17:14 GMT -5
bibi: i was wondering of anybody has used to pill method Aug 21, 2017 14:17:44 GMT -5
betas: is 14dpo 208 then 8 days later 1303 then 5 days later 1872 then 48hours 2048 a m/c? Sept 14, 2017 17:03:42 GMT -5
mommabelle333: Confirmed blighted ovum today. Can a yolk sac disappear? Mar 7, 2018 21:39:39 GMT -5
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