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Terrified please advise...

(27 Posts)
RJM17 Tue 19-Mar-13 11:48:55

I am 5 weeks and 2 days and I have just been to the loo and when I wiped there was a browny coloured blood there (sorry if tmi) I have rang the hospital and they have told me to rest for today and go in tomora for a scan.
But I can't rest cos I am so scared that I am losing th baby as I have had 2 miscarriages before.
It doesn't feel the same this time but just wanna know if anyone else had this and what it could be if not a miscarriage. X

Flisspaps Tue 19-Mar-13 11:50:28

Could it be implantation bleeding?

Brown blood isn't fresh, so I'd take the hospital's advice as much as you can.

Fingers crossed for you.

RJM17 Tue 19-Mar-13 11:52:52

I think it's too late for that as the doctor said I had that 3 weeks ago when I thought I had a period x

Teaandflapjacks Tue 19-Mar-13 11:53:00

I had this at 6 weeks - i had a scan (transvaginal) and all was fine - it was old blood coming out as the uterus expands. I got terrible period pains with mine - so was upset. Scares the life out of you - I also had a mc before - so i was also extremely anxious. Try to rest up and if you have a scan booked for tomorrow then concentrate on that - if you get worried call them back, or go in, that is what they are there for.

noblegiraffe Tue 19-Mar-13 11:53:59

I had brown blood at 6 weeks, went in for a scan the next day and saw a heart beat and everything was fine. They suggested implantation bleeding.

RJM17 Tue 19-Mar-13 11:54:22

Thank u makes me feel but better its not just me. I am trying to relax and just hoping all is ok tomora. X

I had browny blood around the 5 week mark - i didn't realise i was pregnant at the time and thought it was my period about to start.

My fingers are also crossed for you.

sleepyhead Tue 19-Mar-13 11:56:45

I had this with both (successful) pregnancies. The first time it was accompanied with awful cramping and I'd given up hope, but saw heartbeat at just shy of 6 weeks.

This time there was only a small amount of brown discharge around the same time and I didn't follow it up as it stopped very quickly. Am 37 weeks.

I hope things turn out well for you x

noblegiraffe Tue 19-Mar-13 11:58:51

Good luck for tomorrow, take it easy today and try to take your mind off it (hard, I know), perhaps some DVDs?

RJM17 Tue 19-Mar-13 12:23:42

Thank you all for your supportive words. I am all curled up on the sofa watching a DVD and trying to think about it. My DH has said he is staying home tomora to come with me so that makes me feel a lot better as I did think I had to go on my own which was also scaring me.
Thanks again, its so good to be able to come on here and get the advice and support of people going thru the same things. I dunno what is do without all your support probably drive myself crazy x

Pontouf Tue 19-Mar-13 13:18:54

I have had his with all four of my pregnancies. Two ended sadly in miscarriage, one ended in the birth of my DS and the other is still ongoing - I am 37+3 and all is well. Until the scan there is simply no way of knowing. The good news is that brown blood is old blood so unless it starts to become red it is a positive sign. The best thing you can do is rest at the moment and try to stay calm. Thinking of you, I know how scared and desperate this feels.

leniwhite Tue 19-Mar-13 19:28:44

I had this every week for the first few weeks - was ectropian cervix - I'm now 39 weeks with IVF baby.

My doc gave me Gestone injections but said unless it was red fresh blood it was fine. Also told me the gestone doesn't even prevent miscarriage, it just stops any odd spotting for peace of mind (although for me it didn't stop it anyway!) Could be the same thing, where some womb tissue is growing outside cervix and can bleed at the slightest thing all the way through pregnancy. Has absolutely no bearing on the pregnancy luckily.

Good luck and hope all goes well with the scan grin

Pontouf Wed 20-Mar-13 07:42:08

Morning RJM thinking of you today thanks

Badvoc Wed 20-Mar-13 07:46:02

I had this at 6 weeks.
My ds is now nearly 10.
smile
Brown blood is better than red/pink as it means it old I.e Implantation bleeding.
Good luck x

willowstar Wed 20-Mar-13 07:47:41

I had this with both of mine, both were absolutely fine

madamecake Wed 20-Mar-13 07:52:31

I had this too, with my first pregnancy, and she is now 15 months. I think spotting and bleeding in pregnancy is more common than people think.
Fingers crossed for you.

MoodyDidIt Wed 20-Mar-13 07:55:50

op this happened to my friend about a year ago....she was in an absolute panic, i took her to hospital and they said the same and booked her in for an early scan

she is now mum to a lovely healthy 3 month old smile

i think its quite common, i hope that puts your mind at rest, but please keep us updated x

RJM17 Wed 20-Mar-13 08:35:01

Thank u for all ur support. My scan isn't til this afternoon but I have already been up for hours as can't sleep!!
I am getting more nervous as the day goes on. But I will let u all know later how it went. Thanks again x

MoodyDidIt Wed 20-Mar-13 09:16:02

good luck, will be thinking of you x

Alexandra6 Wed 20-Mar-13 09:19:15

Good luck rjm am feeling positive for you as I've heard this can happen along the way with no bad consequences (I'd be so anxious too though) x

RJM17 Wed 20-Mar-13 15:15:44

So just got back from scan and although we couldn't see the baby everything is going as should be and the little pea is doing fine. I'm so pleased. We have to go back in two weeks for another scan just to check the progress but they seemed happy enough with everything so far!!!
I'm so happy I could cry!!!
Thanks again for all ur support xxx

PeachActiviaMinge Wed 20-Mar-13 15:24:54

flowers So glad to hear everything is going well for you RJ I bled 3 times before I hit 12 weeks I'm now 36 weeks smile

MoodyDidIt Wed 20-Mar-13 16:29:30

oh RJM i am so glad smile

Alexandra6 Wed 20-Mar-13 17:23:33

Yay!!!

Teaandflapjacks Wed 20-Mar-13 17:25:17

Thats fantastic!!!! So glad it went ok - now have a brew and relax!! smile

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