Would you like to be a member of our research panel? Join here - there's (nearly) always a great incentive offered for your views.

Posifrickentivity thread: pregnant after miscarriage. TODAY WE ARE PREGNANT.

(1000 Posts)
squizita Sat 17-May-14 22:09:50

Continuing our journeys through pregnant after past loss.

Hand holding and support for all.

TODAY WE ARE PREGNANT.

squizita Sun 18-May-14 10:18:43

Can someone copy over the stats list? Can't do it on my old steam powered device!

pgchimp Sun 18-May-14 10:30:17

Thanks for the new thread and welcome to the newbies.

klou I hope you have had a good night. Do what feels right for you. Thinking of you.

37 weeks tomorrow. Sounds so close but still another week of work. Ugh.

Tomkat79 Sun 18-May-14 12:50:02

Hi guys

Just popping in to say baby Lolly born by surprise c section on Friday, 2 weeks late. Even more worry!

I received so much support in the early weeks of pregnancy on here, keep posting ladies...it keeps you sane.

Good luck to all of you xxx

squizita Sun 18-May-14 13:01:29

Congratulations Tomkat, what a little cutie! smile smile

fedupofrainydays Sun 18-May-14 13:18:20

Ah congratulations tomkat and enjoy your cuddles! Welcome Lolly too! Xx

bakingtins Sun 18-May-14 14:32:18

Congratulations tomkat she's adorable.

Penguinita Sun 18-May-14 15:13:19

Congratulations tomkat, she is gorgeous!

Will post the updated stats in a minute and add Lolly. There are quite a few of us due over the next 3-4 weeks.

Just went for a lovely walk in the sunshine but now I'm paying the price with super swollen feet, I can't even get my flip flops on! So I'm stuck inside with my feet propped up above my head smile

Penguinita Sun 18-May-14 15:15:00

Stats 18th May

MarthasHarbour: 1DS, 2MCs, EDD 7 May 2014
Polka: 0DC 1mmc 2mc EDD 9th May
Emki; 1 DD, 2MC, EDD 23rd May 2014
Penguinita: 0 DC, 1 MMC, EDD 27th May 2014
StarsInTheNightSky: 0DC, 2MC, 1MMC, ELCS 29 May 2014
Bakingtins: EDD 6th June
PGchimp: 0DC, 1 MC, EDD 9th June 2014
MeDoingMyThing: 2 DS, 1MC, EDD 14th June 2014
AliceBear: 1 DD 1MMC 1MC EDD 23 June 2014
Getagoldtoof: 1DC, 1MMC, 1MC EDD 2 July 2014
Louzul: 1MC, EDD 17 July 2014
Alb1 1mmc EDD 30th august
MrsGiraffe12: 1DC, 1MMC, EDD 7th September 2014
Squizita: 3MC, EDD 12 September 2014
OneLittleToddleTerror: 1DD, 1MC, 1 MMC, EDD 18th September 2014
Londonjen: 1MMC, EDD 8 October 2014
Wigwam33: 1MC, 1DS, 1MMC & 2MCs, EDD 9th October (or 29th Sep according to NHS)
Fedupofrainydays, 1ds, 2mc, EDD 10 Oct
CorporeSarnie: 1DD, 1MC, EDD 1st Nov
MabelMay: 2DS, 1MC, 1MMC EDD 6th November
Omama 1 DS, 1 MMC, EDD 5th December 2014
Gwlondon 1mc DS 1mmc EDD 5th Dec
BobaFetaCheese; 4 MC, 2DS, EDD 14 December 2014
Amicablemoomin; 2MC, 0DS, EDD 21 December 2014
QuietTiger; 0DC, 1DD (Stillborn), 1MMC, 3MC, EDD 25th December 2014
CallingAllEngels 2MC, 1DS, EDD 28th December 2014
TeaRex: 1MMC, 1DD, EDD 7th January 2015
DitzyDonkey: 1MMC, 1DS, EDD 9th January 2015

Thread Babies:

Jessw25 Baby Oliver born 9 July 2013 5lb 11oz
BobaFetaCheese Baby Alexander born 30 July 2013 7lb 4oz
Andadietcoke twin girls born 29 August Charlotte 5lb 5oz & Sophie 7lb 13oz
Pentagon baby Elsie born 23 October 7lb 5oz
Bodicea baby James born 3 November 8lb
Ibelieveinpink baby Imogen born 14 November 7lb 4oz
BumpKitty baby Matilda born 18 Nov 8lb 2oz
Luckysocks13 baby Charlotte born 24 Nov 8lb
Jmf294 baby Alexander James born 25 Nov 7lb 4oz
Shellsocks baby Noah Stephen born 27 Nov 9lb 3.5oz
Gardenworm baby Wolfie born 1 December
Janielovesluckysocks baby Leo Thomas born 4 Dec 7lb 5oz
Bootyluscious baby Sofia born 17 December 6lb 2oz
ChocolateTeabag: baby Joss born 18 December 7lb 7oz
Blackholes: Baby girl born 23 December
WhatwillSantabring: Baby boy born 6 January 8lbs 7oz
pumpkinsweetie: Baby girl born 7 January 6lb 4 oz
Christinedaae - Baby girl Sawyer born 6th Feb 9lb11.5oz
MissMedusa: Baby Rhydian Thursday 27 Feb 1080g
TotalShock - Baby James born 25 February 8lb 1oz
Swangirl: Baby boy, 4 March
SaggyOldClothPussCat: Lucy Elanor 7 March 7lb
Pixielady83: Baby girl, 9 March
GuffSmuggler: Baby boy, 3 March
Fod: Baby Girl, 7 April, 10lb 3
TeaAndANatter: Baby Henry born 18 April 7lb 15oz
Kjh5: Baby Logan born 19 April 3.3kg
CbeebiesIsMyLife: Baby boy born 2 May
Tomkat: Baby Lolly born 16 May

amicablemoomin Sun 18-May-14 15:59:09

tomcat - beautiful! thank you for sharing with us!

aMuminwaiting Sun 18-May-14 16:19:04

klou I had terrible bleeds with my first as in I thought I was haemorrhaging but at each scan there he was alive and kicking. I only lost him after losing my mucus plug which a stupid GP misdiagnosed as thrush! My best friends cousin also had incredibly heavy bleeds with her DD and was then given a precautionary suture for the next pregnancy. Sometimes even when it seems completely crazy that they can survive in there they can. You sound exhausted with it all and so if you feel like you want to give it a few days to brave the hospital then do that as long as you don't develop a fever or bleed heavier. For some women they can still be testing positive after two weeks so that might not give you any peace of mind. We all know that horrendous walk to the scan with eyes watching you and your heart undoing so hard you think it will burst out of your chest. But it's going to be the only way to know for sure one way or the other. Take as much strength as you need from the rest of us. I'd do it for you if I could.

aMuminwaiting Sun 18-May-14 16:19:56

pounding not undoing (stupid mac)

IhavetowaitHOWlong Sun 18-May-14 16:25:33

Hi everyone. Sorry for the silence lately, I've struggling a bit as I approached the times that I lost my last two pregnancies and haven't really felt like posting. So this is now officially my longest running pregnancy since my first which resulted in DS. In the last couple of days I've had the occasional glimmer of hope that this one might actually make it and even toyed with the idea of adding myself to the stats list. Think I'll wait until we've had a scan in a week or two though.

I may not have been posting, but I've been lurking and keeping up with the news. I'm so glad you got a good result at your scan after such a scare Cuppa and congratulations to the others who have had good scan news. Sorry you're still going through the mill Klou, hope you get some answers soon and you're getting the support you need. Keeping my fingers crossed for good news.

Welcome to the newbies, hope you find the thread as supportive as I have.

...and a huge welcome to the latest thread baby. Congratulations Tomkat, she's beautiful grin

Penguin13 Sun 18-May-14 17:25:27

Congratulations TomKat she's absolutely gorgeous.

bakingtins Sun 18-May-14 17:25:42

* penguinita* me too with the swollen ankles! Elephant woman!

amicablemoomin Sun 18-May-14 17:27:07

how far along are you now Ihave ? Have you got a reassurance scan booked in? I have just got to 9 weeks - longest ever - and am also feeling like there is a possibility. I have a scan on Tuesday afternoon and am hoping with all of my being there is a heartbeat.

squizita Sun 18-May-14 17:30:59

1st fishslap moment of this thread. I'm at 23+2. Had (as I have on and off throughout) noticeable CM which can be quite yellow. Yesterday it was a little bit gloopy. It isn't massively different though.
Also have a bit of a muscular ache round the bottom of the bump today (again, have had this before, think it's pulled muscle + growth + poo).

Convinced myself that something is wrong and my plug is leaking out in my CM. blush
Movement etc' is fine.

OneLittleToddleTerror Sun 18-May-14 17:50:36

squiz here's your fish slap. Of course you know it's fine. You had a scan not long ago. Statistically, very very few pregnancy failed after the 20 week scan. And the most important thing of all, you are feeling regular movement. Enjoy the sunshine with a glass of squash! I'm really really longing a glass of white wine now, and keep thinking to myself, only 4 months to go and I can have a glass. I drank when I breastfeed last time, so I'll be doing the same and celebrate it with a big glass.

tomkat congrats. Such a lovely baby pic.

Chattycat78 Sun 18-May-14 17:53:26

Hi guys,

Please can someone slap me with a fish please? I'm 5 weeks pg after IVF. I had a blighted ovum 8 months ago- horrible - and it's Taken a lot of work to get here. I'm terrified of a repeat performance.... Unfortunately I'm reading a book at the moment and the main characters sister has just had her second miscarriage- I know it's only fiction but the thing that's got me is that in the book her baby was due the day after her husbands birthday- exactly the same as me! I'm now convinced this is an omen or something. Aaarrggghh. Please can someone bring me to earth and tell me I'm an idiot? X

squizita Sun 18-May-14 18:07:10

Chatty totally coincidental! There are all sorts of coincidences like that out there. The cells and blood and hormones can't read so won't know! smile Most likely they're just doing their thing and the pregnancy is fine.
Fish slap!

Thanks One tbh its pretty obvs muscle pain... Sitting in a comfy chair is fine, hanging out the washing achey. If it was more sinister it wouldn't only appear when I bend and stretch! Good excuse to sit on my bum and eat ice pops.

IhavetowaitHOWlong Sun 18-May-14 18:07:39

Only 6+3 moomin, but I lost both of the last two in week 6, so last week felt more like a month (especially since I had a lot of backache and cramping). Feels like forever since I got my bfp, can't believe it's only been 3 weeks! Planning to book a reassurance scan for 8 weeks. Good luck for yours on Tuesday!

Fish slaps coming your way squiz and chatty

Chattycat78 Sun 18-May-14 18:12:52

Thanks squizita and I have to wait- I needed that!

How do people cope with 40 weeks of this? I've known for exactly 5 days and I'm already a nervous wreck. I suppose it's different for us on this thread as we've had things go wrong in the past I suppose, but still!

CallingAllEngels Sun 18-May-14 18:23:30

Congrats tomkat !

IhavetowaitHOWlong Sun 18-May-14 18:27:52

It certainly takes the shine off doesn't it chatty. I was so excited by this stage in my first pregnancy and couldn't wait to tell people. Yes I knew things could go wrong, but deep down I was supremely confident it was going to be fine - and it was. 2MC later I realise how lucky I was and just can't allow myself to get excited.

Take comfort that you're in good company here and handholding and fish slaps can be administered whenever required. And remember, happy endings do still happen as Tomkat has just so beautifully demonstrated smile

Alb1 Sun 18-May-14 19:18:43

Congrats tomkat she's beautiful grin

amicablemoomin Sun 18-May-14 19:27:54

Couldn't agree more Ihaveto ...and the time DRAGS....I thought is was forever since my scan and then worked out that it was only 3 weeks - how can three weeks have taken that long?!?! It definitely feels good to get past the MC dates. And good to have a short term goal with the reassurance scan. I think I'm down to counting the hours to mine - although dreading it at the same time. If only it could be over, with happy news now.

This thread is not accepting new messages.