When I lost Lucas, I didn't even think to ask the doctor what my beta number was. I was in too much pain to think of anything lucid.
I finally got around to getting a copy of my bloodwork and saw the number:
A 5.5 beta is considered positive, but that low of a beta combined with the heavy bleeding was just a definite miscarriage.
But knowing the number gives me some sense of peace, some sense of closure.
I feel better seeing the number because it is further physical proof that Lucas was real. I've known it all along, but now I have definitive medical proof to show Husband when he becomes belligerent.