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feeling nervous about 20 wk scan

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flipflopsonfifthavenue Tue 17-Jun-14 09:07:47

I'm 19+4 wks pregnant with DC2, and have my anomoly scan this Friday.

Am feeling really worried about it, for no obvious reason. I've had a 'normal' pregnancy so far (although have had/have MS which I didn't have with DS) and 12 weeks scan was normal etc. Bump is coming along (under all the fat...) and I think I've felt some initial tap tap tapping from the baby. So I have NO reason to worry that anything is wrong.

And yet.. sad

I think that it comes from knowing how much you'd be losing, if there was something wrong with the baby. With my first pregnancy I was not this anxious about any of it - mainly as I knew that the statistics are on my side - MOST people have healthy pregancies and healthy babies, so why shouldn't I? But now that I have a son, I know what a pregnancy and birth can give you at the end - I have proof of it. And the idea that sometimes that can go wrong or not be quite right, is unbearable.

Not sure why am posting really, just wish the scan was over and I knew everything was ok.

Shop Tue 17-Jun-14 09:50:39

I'm 20 +2 with dc3 and have mine this afternoon. I'm ridiculously worried sad
With DCs 1&2 I didn't feel like this and told myself it's unlikely anything would be wrong. I have an anterior placenta so haven't felt anything much yet which is making it all much worse.

Lisad1975 Tue 17-Jun-14 10:33:49

Oh I am so nervous too. Mine is next week and will be 20+7
I keep thinking what if ?
I havent felt baby yet but as my first I really havent a clue!
Was great hearing heartbeat 3 weeks ago and everything is going great but the bloody worry !!!

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