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Petrified of my scan

(29 Posts)
Tea1Sugar Sun 06-Oct-13 10:07:37

Because I have zero symptoms, really absolutely none apart from bigger boobs and some bloating. But that can be blamed on IBS.

I am 11+3 today, my scan is on Friday and I'm just petrified of mmc. I saw a happy baby at a scan at 8+2 but I'm well aware that things can change in seconds. It's all I can think about. I'm counting down the days and it's so all consuming hmm

Mogz Sun 06-Oct-13 10:19:07

You could just be one of the lucky few who dont suffer early pregnancy symptoms. Try not to worry. Best wishes, I hope your scan goes well.

Sleepthief Sun 06-Oct-13 10:29:13

I remember thinking with DS1 that the scan would just show a bump full of maltesers, my symptoms were so mild. Fingers crossed for you smile

princesscupcakemummyb Sun 06-Oct-13 10:44:28

not everyone has symptoms right away i was paranoid in the early stages of this pregnancy as i had a mmc last year i didnt start feeling pregnant until about 8 weeks and that was only because i had a early reasurence scan please do not worry Tea1Sugar sending hugs to you

I've had basically no symptoms whatsoever and I'm just shy of 36 weeks!

Julietee Sun 06-Oct-13 10:49:16

Aww, tea, me too. Not every symptom applies to every woman/ pregnancy - they're just general things that many people may recognise. Some people 'feel pregnant', some don't! I only feel pregnant when baby is kicking me smile

While mmc is a possibility, it's an unlikely one. You're much more likely, statistically (having made it to heartbeat stage) to have everything be just fine.

I really sympathise because I felt just the same! Honestly, the relief of the scan only lasted a few hours before I was worrying again!
Try to relax and realise that you can't control this, but the stats are on your side. x

Oh love, am sure it will be fine. If it helps, maybe the fact you're so worried is a sign of hormones kicking in?

I had no clue until I was 4 months with DTDs. During that time had sailed round the IOW and done the Inca Trail. No symptoms whatsoever and was actually losing weight, and proud with my lack of a tummy when snorkelling in a wetsuit!

BigW Sun 06-Oct-13 10:59:27

Tea I had this all consuming fear in my first 3 months also. I was shaking by the time I got to the hospital for the scan and I burst out crying when I walked into the room. There's all crazy hormones flying round and everything is very exaggerated. There's your symptom!

You have to try to stay calm, it'll be fine! flowers

Rockchick1984 Sun 06-Oct-13 11:08:37

I had no pregnancy symptoms with DS during the first trimester (had an upset tummy but get that a fair bit anyway).

Second pregnancy I was very sick, ended up as MMC sad

This pregnancy (currently 19 weeks) I've been somewhere between the 2. Symptoms don't necessarily mean anything either way.

If you have seen a heartbeat at 8 weeks, you've a 98% chance of a successful pregnancy. Please don't stress yourself about it thanks

omuwalamulungi Sun 06-Oct-13 11:09:33

Please try not to worry. I know it's easier said than done. smile

Good luck, I hope you feel more reassured after your scan.

Tea1Sugar Sun 06-Oct-13 13:21:48

Thank you everyone smile This week is going to drag isn't it? That stat of 98% is very reassuring rockchick. Here's hoping. I shall report back on Friday x

Sarahmains40 Sun 06-Oct-13 13:29:04

I understand your worried about scan mines next week to and really scared that summit will be wrong. I'm opposite I have every symptom feel really poo. Cause I've ate bugger all and when I do not that healthy I worry baby might be unhealthy too. My mam had no symptoms pregnant my sis and I were fine. Looks like it skipped a generation and passed it all to me.

I think its natural to be nervous. It's hard knowing there's a baby inside you and you can see or hear any thing I'm this biggest worrier in the world so this is driving my crazy.

Let us know how you scan goes I'm sure every thing will be fine xxx

Tea1Sugar Tue 08-Oct-13 20:52:05

3 more sleeps! Friday morning cannot come soon enough.

workingonitagain Tue 08-Oct-13 20:55:53

just think this way, if you had no symptoms at all and already had a scan and baby seemed ok then don't worry that still no symptoms now! if that makes sense? my mmc was obvious from the very beginning and it's more than likely you will be fine! good luck x

Tea1Sugar Thu 10-Oct-13 17:46:25

Thanks. I'm 12 weeks today grin Scan in exactly 16 hours, not that I'm counting or anything!

Fifibluebell Thu 10-Oct-13 17:59:21

I felt the same before my 12 week scan. I didn't get a bump until 34 weeks either so thought it was all fake! Everyone is different and just count yourself lucky you've had it good so far. You will be nervous until they tell you all is fine you'll be over the mood and then you'll move on to worrying about your 20 week scan good luck for tomorrow!

Flixy102 Thu 10-Oct-13 20:12:29

Good luck tea! I'm almost symptomless too although saw baby and heartbeat at 7 weeks, it doesn't make it any easier!

lolablu Thu 10-Oct-13 20:17:32

i was so excited this morning as i got a letter to see a consultant, and the opportunity to have a scan.. its really early on (il be 10+3) and I was jumping around the room... now im swaying between scared that I have just had really bad flu for the last 3 weeks and its all in my head and starting to make lists of people i cant wait to tell and things I want to buy etc.

its normal.. Im just glad I only have 12 days to wait until it all happens.

GillyBillyWilly Thu 10-Oct-13 20:22:59

Tea!!! smile
Good luck, I'm sure everything will be fine!
My scan isn't til 20th nov... Seems like forever!!!

omuwalamulungi Fri 11-Oct-13 08:26:51

Good luck for today smile

Conina Fri 11-Oct-13 08:31:41

Good luck x

I hope you see a happy wee bean!

Googlella Fri 11-Oct-13 08:33:26

Bigger boobs is a good sign and the only sign I had for my two successful pregnancies. In hindsight when I had an mmc they were flat and floppy as per ;). Good luck OP !

Mama1980 Fri 11-Oct-13 08:33:32

Good luck today x

B1985 Fri 11-Oct-13 10:19:42

Hi Tea, good luck today!! x

I know how your feeling because i had a m/c last year and only ttc August/September this year and now am 8 weeks....I had private scan at 6 weeks... saw a flicker heart beat 118 per min which is really good apparently and saw the little broadbean...i did feel better but my sick feelings which were really back 5-7 & 1/2 weeks of pregnancy not throwing up but nausea and peeing alot, pluys v tired. But my sickness had really gone down and no soar or tender breast anymore so kinda scared again! Cannot WAIT for the 12 week scan and hoping all is ok - still waiting for my refferal letter to! SOO ANNOYING!!

Hope your ok, let us know how it goes x

GillyBillyWilly Fri 11-Oct-13 17:35:35

How did it go tea????

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