molar pregnancy

‘There’s no way I can say goodbye?’ I had 2 options: die or let my daughter die. I picked myself off the bathroom floor and went numb.’: Woman survives nearly-fatal molar pregnancy, loses daughter

“At 15 weeks pregnant, my OB called and left a voicemail. Something was different in her voice. ‘You’re the sickest patient on the whole Labor & Delivery floor.’ Little did I know, that voicemail would spur a chain of events I could never have imagined. ‘It’s rare, aggressive, and will threaten both your lives.’ I walked myself to the bathroom, shut the door, and sobbed on the floor. All of these feelings of guilt started to pour out.”

‘She looked at me. ‘I don’t have good news.’ All I could manage was, ‘I know.’: Woman devastated after losing baby to partial molar pregnancy, only to learn pregnancy could cause cancer later

“I couldn’t look at my husband when he got home. I couldn’t look at him for days. I was so ashamed of myself, and I was terrified he would blame me for what happened to our sweet Paxton. I hid in our bedroom. One of my best friends came over unexpectedly, brought dinner, crawled in bed with me, and let me cry to her. She didn’t say much. She didn’t have to. I was angry at her for showing up, but I am so thankful that she did. My heart needed her presence.”

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