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MW apt 16+5 couldn't find heartbeat with Doppler...

(41 Posts)
Only1scoop Mon 09-Dec-13 18:00:24

Also I've only really felt the very odd tiny bubble like sensation, nothing I can say is definately movement. Still have horrendous nausea/sickness though all the taste thing also. It's my second baby. Mw has got me in for scan tmrw. Feel a sleepless night. Has anyone any experience of this?
Thank you

Irishmammybread Tue 10-Dec-13 19:20:00

So sorry Only1 xxx

Strongecoffeeismydrug Tue 10-Dec-13 19:11:27

Sorry for your losshmm.
Look after yourself.

CrispyFB Tue 10-Dec-13 19:05:46

I'm so sorry. Losing a baby at any time is horrible anyway, but losing one after you're supposed to be "safe" following a good 12 week scan is utterly heartbreaking. Be very kind and gentle with yourself, there was nothing you could have done differently and you were extremely unlucky thanks

Rockchick1984 Tue 10-Dec-13 18:49:27

I'm so sorry Only1 thanks If you haven't found your way there yet, the miscarriage/pregnancy loss topic (in body and soul section of mn) was amazingly helpful for me earlier this year when I lost a baby at 12 weeks. Stay strong thanks

Writerwannabe83 Tue 10-Dec-13 17:55:52

I'm so sorry to read this news - you must be heartbroken. I feel like nothing I say will be good enough to convey how sad I am for you. I hope you have lots of loving family around you x x

wifey6 Tue 10-Dec-13 17:14:36

Only1, I am so incredibly sorry for your devastating loss. I hope you have good RL support to help you through this time x no words feel enough.

Littlebean13 Tue 10-Dec-13 17:13:38

I am so so sorry for your loss. Sending big hugs. Stay strong. Xxx

Peacenquiet2 Tue 10-Dec-13 16:02:07

Only, such sad news for you. I followed your thread yesterday with hope in my heart for you, sorry it wasnt a good outcome. Hugs x

Indith Tue 10-Dec-13 15:55:31

Sorry for your loss x

PastaBeeandCheese Tue 10-Dec-13 15:53:06

I'm so sorry. That is very sad news. Take care of yourself.

Elastigrrrl Tue 10-Dec-13 15:47:37

only I'm really sorry to hear that. I hope you and the DP are coping.

BettyMacdonald Tue 10-Dec-13 14:34:04

Oh I'm so so sorry only1. That is such sad news. Big fat unMN hugs to you and xx

EeyoreIsh Tue 10-Dec-13 14:02:17

Sorry to hear that, take care of yourself thanks

PenguinsDontEatPancakes Tue 10-Dec-13 14:01:37

So sorry to hear that Scoop. xx

Featherbag Tue 10-Dec-13 13:58:56

I'm so sorry, what terrible news - look after yourself xx

Angloamerican Tue 10-Dec-13 13:57:34

I'm so sorry. Take good care of yourself.

SaucyJack Tue 10-Dec-13 13:57:12

So very very sorry. Take care xxx

Pinkbell123 Tue 10-Dec-13 13:47:13

Scoop I'm so sorry to hear that. Take care of yourselves, thinking of youthanks

Spaghettinetti Tue 10-Dec-13 13:47:06

Oh bugger. I didn't see your last post only1. I'm so sorry :-( Big hugs. I'm so sorry to hear it was bad news. Xx

Spaghettinetti Tue 10-Dec-13 13:45:43

My midwife didn't even bother at 16 weeks! She said it was too early and she didn't want to worry me if she couldn't find one!

Only1scoop Tue 10-Dec-13 13:41:32

Thanks for support on this thread ladies. Just to confirm it wasn't good news our baby stopped growing around 16 wks. I find MNers very knowledgable and supportive during the good and indeed bad so thanks again x

wifey6 Mon 09-Dec-13 21:51:25

I am sure all is well & baby is, as many have said, low down & as still very small, hiding very well.
Our local MW unit do check heartbeat at routine 16 week check-up, however, my friend told me her MW refused to do theirs til 20+ weeks as if heartbeat wasn't detected it would cause unnecessary anxiety.

Only1scoop Mon 09-Dec-13 20:26:44

Irishmammy....I had a private scan/nuchal at 12+6 and after reading your reply I've just had another look through the paperwork.
Next to placenta it says "posterior low"
I was also alarmed when they scanned me to to see a fibroid. On paperwork it says this is on anterior wall and gives measurements.

Maybe the above could attribute and thanks so much for your info x

Irishmammybread Mon 09-Dec-13 20:18:30

Do you know what position your placenta is?
I had a private scan just before 16 weeks (I've had a series of miscarriages and it felt too long to wait from my 12 week scan to my 20 week one!). The sonographer mentioned my placenta is anterior,so it cushions the front of my abdomen making it more difficult to feel baby's movements. Anything I do feel so far has tended to be quite low down, I presume below the placenta.
I was able to mention this to the midwife at my 16 week appointment and though she did eventually find a heartbeat she struggled , the location of placenta making it difficult.
I have an angel sounds doppler but I scared myself one evening not being able to find a heart beat (when the scan subsequently confirmed everything was fine) so I've put it away!
I'm sure everthing will be fine for you, but I know how hard it is not to worry x

Notfastmainlyfurious Mon 09-Dec-13 20:12:46

Echoing all of the above, mw here won't even attempt to find a heartbeat at the 16 week (and I desperately wanted her to) also only felt the bubbles at about 17 weeks so if you're feeling that now you're going well. Try not to worry.

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