Sad day - gone from scan to waiting on ward for operation

(38 Posts)
dorapeppageorgenoddy Wed 20-Feb-13 19:13:41

Nothing really is going to help and I know most stories are sadder than mine as I have children - but sitting here on a ward waiting for an operation after a missed miscarriage - came in for a scan this afternoon thinking 11 weeks and it must have stopped at 7 Weeks - anyway sad and not much anyone can say but I'm reading mumsnet which is keeping me occupied while I wait to go down - husband gone home to get some stuff for me, I'm scared I won't wake up from the op and anyway just felt like posting -

dorapeppageorgenoddy Fri 22-Feb-13 10:54:06

Just updating no need to reply just writing as this seems better than not writing -

I feel so empty and sad - this is half term and can't even imagine working Monday but least of my worries -

Sad to read how common this is - thinking we were 11 weeks and had made plans and then it's gone -

I know I have been lucky enough to have children but this sadness still penetrates deeply -

Anyway -I'm sorry to read more and more stories I didn't realise the frequency of a missed miscarriage and I hope everyone is ok and gets the answers they need this week -

FunnysInLaJardin Fri 22-Feb-13 15:44:31

dora I took 2 weeks off work with my first MMC. Do what you need to do. You have lost a baby and need time to come to terms with it. I tried at first to pretend everything was fine, only for it all to come crashing down about 3 days later. Take care of yourself

dorapeppageorgenoddy Fri 22-Feb-13 18:16:23

Funny - thanks for your post - the pain has cranked up suddenly very high this afternoon - just taken some codeine but can ring the ward of worried which I might if it keeps building - thanks for your kind words, it is permission to be still and take time that I need - may book a gp appointment for Monday - the hospital advised a follow up -

MrsDeVere Fri 22-Feb-13 18:19:56

I am so sorry you lost your baby.
Funny talks sense. Take some time off. Your body has been through a trauma.
Just because mc is common does not make it easy.

((hugs))

CoffeeandCremeEggs Fri 22-Feb-13 18:26:24

I am so sorry for your loss. I had a MMC in September and it was just horrific.

Would repeat that you shouldn't think that if you're feeling physically OK you're ready to be back at work. Look after yourself and take time to recover mentally too, it's a very traumatic experience.

FunnysInLaJardin Fri 22-Feb-13 22:27:31

and dora it really isn't the physical pain that is the issue it is the metal pain that you need to take care of. That can take quite some time to heal. If you have had an ERPC then physically normal painkillers should be able to sort it. Sorry once again, a horrid horrid time for you ((hugs))

dorapeppageorgenoddy Fri 22-Feb-13 22:47:26

I know

thank you -

dorapeppageorgenoddy Sat 23-Feb-13 21:24:17

I feel ill not sure when to worry - temp a bit up but sorry for tmi - but bleeding is worse and pain - possibly all normal for 3 days post the ERPC - just can't think straight? So any advice would be welcomed ? X

FunnysInLaJardin Sat 23-Feb-13 21:29:48

physically I got back to normal quite quickly so yes if you have a temperature and your bleeding gets worse have a word with the hospital. Keep taking your pain killers though.

How many other DC do you have dora?

Bakingtins Sun 24-Feb-13 09:12:19

Get back in touch with the ward and get yourself checked if you feel unwell, Dora. That's what they are there for.

dorapeppageorgenoddy Sun 24-Feb-13 15:57:20

I have times when pain is normal the. Really bad but I'm guessing normal - it's strange as for first two days seemed ok -

Not sure about work tomorrow which is not helping my mind -

Was awake till 4 last night - so grateful for answers and this board as as best it can it makes it as ok as it can be -

Hope everyone else is ok -

Can't see who asked if I have children as on my phone but I have two young children, this is first miscarriage -

Shellywelly1973 Sun 24-Feb-13 17:28:19

Dora, i found out yesterday at my 12 week scan I've had a mmc. I need to ring the hospital tomorrow to find out what my options are as i wasn't given any yesterday.

I would take some time off, I've cleared all i can for about the next 10 days.

This was my 6 th, much wanted pregnancy. I've never had a mc before &i know Im still Im shock.

You need to look after yourself as you have 2 dc depending on you, work can wait.

Its so hard when you suddenly have your world turned upside down, i can't make sense of it all. Its like everything changed at 2.30 pm yesterday...

Take care. X

dorapeppageorgenoddy Sun 24-Feb-13 20:42:50

Shelley just posted on your thread - sorry to hear your news -

I'm not going to work tomorrow and feel better knowing I have made that choice - there will be no medal if I go and only benefit to me and my mind if I stay at home - I have just emailed my lesson plans/cover which feels better -

Thanks for all support and hope everyone is ok -

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