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Due in June after miscarriage?

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curiousgeorgie Sun 21-Oct-12 09:53:14

After several miscarriages I just got several BFP's plus dizziness and sickness smile ... But I am terrified!! Not sure I have the confidence yet in this pregnancy to join an antenatal thread.

Anyone else? Want to wait it out together?

3rdtimelucky73 Sun 21-Oct-12 10:19:15

curious I understand how you feel, due in May having conceived straight after a mc in Aug.

Hoping to relax a little more after next scan on 6th Nov (and get a due date!)

I can't even find the antenatal threads for each month.....

spottyock Sun 21-Oct-12 10:30:30

I lost a baby at 18 weeks in April and just found out I'm pregnant again; due end of June. I'm happy to wait it out with you.
How are you feeling today?

curiousgeorgie Sun 21-Oct-12 10:36:39

I have period like pains... But no sporting. Every miscarriage started with spotting and then pain a bit later so hoping that its just normal.

I think I might ask for an early scan.

How are you feeling?

curiousgeorgie Sun 21-Oct-12 10:37:09

So sorry for both your losses by the way... Xx

spottyock Sun 21-Oct-12 10:46:01

I had a miscarriage at 7 weeks in July last year too. That started with bleeding and progressed to cramping.
I have 2 healthy children and I remember the cramping and twinges with them early on. I think period like pains are normal. It's everything stretching and getting ready. You could ask for an early scan. How far along do you think you are?

Miz100 Sun 21-Oct-12 10:46:47

Hope you all are 100% successful and go on to have healthy babies, im sure you will! Good luck!

Its 42 days since my last period started. I am pregnant - I did ny PT on Friday was over the moon! Went to work Saturday and bleeding started early afternoon and is continuing, stomach cramping. Had an ultra sound at my own expense saturday evening. The doctor found : an OVAL SAC, chromosome abnormality stated. I am so worried.

Monday morning will go to the hospital once again. I have been told that a miscarriage will occur. Anyone out there offer anything please?

3rdtimelucky73 Sun 21-Oct-12 10:52:01

Thanks curious

I have had twinges and also v mild cramping, but have seen heartbeat and am trying to take reassurance from mw saying this is normal stretching etc....

You could ask for an early scan (I had one automatically) but just bear in mind a heart beat isn't always seen early on anyway.

3rdtimelucky73 Sun 21-Oct-12 10:54:09


Sorry to hear your news Miz

spottyock Sun 21-Oct-12 11:08:57

Sorry to hear your news Miz. Your experience is different to mine so don't have much to offer I'm afraid.

I'll join!
Sorry for your losses sad
I've had 3 mc's and now 5 weeks pg so terrified. Trying not to get too excited this time but got scan on 1st nov so counting down the days.
Are you doing anything different this time?

curiousgeorgie Sun 21-Oct-12 18:38:19

Trying to rest more and not pick up my DD...

Are you getting any aches and pains?

blondiemermaid Sun 21-Oct-12 18:41:43

Can I join?am 5 weeks today after a mc at 11 weeks in march and 11 weeks last November am absaloutley terrified don't even want to get excited yet or even think about scans
Sorry for everyone else's losses to sad

Yes I'm getting some strange pains, not as bad as period cramps more like an ache but terrified every time I go for a pee in case there is any blood when I wipe. No blood yet thankfully. I'm just trying not to get stressed, rest when I can and avoid lifting anything too heavy.

Never thought I'd say this but I'm jealous of your sickness, I want symptoms!!

TheLastJammyDodger Sun 21-Oct-12 19:38:04

Can I join the thread too? I have had 2 mmc, one EP and one lovely ds. So this is pregnancy number 5 and I will be 5 weeks tomorrow. I have had quite a lot of low down achy pain, but I think this is normal as I've had it will all pregnancies except EP. Also beginning to feel a bit nauseous in the evenings. After 2 mmc the thought of scans makes me very scared. Not sure when to contact dr or mw. Best of luck to everyone.

jammy I've been to gp she wants to refer me to midwife but I've asked to wait til I get passed 9 wks. I know the feeling about scans 2 of my 3 were mmc.

3rdtimelucky73 Sun 21-Oct-12 21:29:39

Sorry to hear of so many painful losses.

I automatically had a scan at 6-7 weeks, but don't know how normal this is.

Fingers crossed we all have different outcomes this time.

Isthisnormall Mon 22-Oct-12 19:29:54

Hello ladies, can I join too? I am 5 weeks pregnant after 2 MCs, one at 10 wks and the other at 7 wks. Feeling terrified specially as I started spotting this morning, just a small brown amount but is enough to make me think it is happening again. My GP told me to calm down and it is not necessarily another MC. At this point he said is also too early to know. I wish things were a bit easier!

TheLastJammyDodger Tue 23-Oct-12 07:32:18

I'm feeling a bit down this morning. Boobs no longer sore and some sharp twinges low down. Feels like I'm just waiting for the inevitable sad

jammy so sorry it is scary but try to think positive for now. Can you get a scan?
normal sorry to hear your spotting but they do say it can happen and go full term
So far nothing to report so far.

curiousgeorgie Tue 23-Oct-12 08:54:31

Try to stay positive! I've had twinges and backache (still do!) and got a BFP smile

curiousgeorgie Tue 23-Oct-12 08:55:36

And come to think of it... My boobs don't hurt as much now either xx

MrFranklyShankly Tue 23-Oct-12 11:54:49

Hi Ladies,

Hope you dont mind me saying hello....I was reading this thread with interest, I had a mmc in August, totally devastating....myself and Dh decided we would wait until the new year to try again as we were both just so heartbroken, but ended up trying once more in October.....so now I'm about a 3 days late (cant even face a pregnancy test I'm sooo terrifed it'll either say BFP or BFN, I dont know which I will be more disappointed/nervous with)thing is I have a few symptoms, well I think they're symptoms, I cant remember how I was with my two previous pregnancies, as I didnt find out I was pregnant with my first DD until I was about 8 weeks, such a good pregnancy, would love to ahve that ignorant bliss again - my boobs are a bit sore and have lots of cramping but no sign of AF, nothing hectic I know, boobs were untouchable with my miscarried pregnancy from about 3 weeks on, so I dont know what to think......really just anxious and nervous and think if I am pregnant it will just all go wrong again....hate this feeling so much.....congrats on all your bfps by the way, really hope you all have happy and healthy pregnancys..suppose I really need to find out whats going on for a start....wish me luck......


3rdtimelucky73 Tue 23-Oct-12 14:04:42

Good luck frankly Please share the result if you can. Lots of support for you here.

I also mc in August, but we decided not to wait due to us being oldies.....

MrFranklyShankly Tue 23-Oct-12 15:16:33

Thanks 3rdtimelucky, sorry to hear about your mc, its just such a horrible thing to go through, glad to hear ye have decided not to wait.....felt a bit silly trying again so soon, thought it might be the wrong thing to do, read so much about waiting for 3 months..we're no spring chickens either so was a bit anxious about waiting until next year (which sounds sooooo far away!) although even the thought of ttcing again was a bit depressing, trying for our DD2 put such a strain on our relationship that the subject of trying for no 3 was a really delicate one, and then we did finally take the plunge to have the mc was just like a sign not to....Dh is really hesitant, I havent even mentioned to him my Af is late.....dont want any more pressure on us....going to give it till Thursday (If I can!!) and test then....the auld wagon could show up yet, feeling very crampy this afternoon....

terilou87 Tue 23-Oct-12 16:15:30

im now 37+6 after 2 m/c one of twins new years day 2011 and another mmc 11th july 2011, just wanted to post to show it can turn out well, and goodluck in your pregnancy. smile

katesav87 Tue 23-Oct-12 18:27:21

Hello I am the same had 1 mmc at 12 weeks then my DD then 2 more miscarriages at 5 weeks now pregnant again and am 9 weeks and 1 day. Have had 2 scans one that I paid for and seen the heartbeat but am still scared!! I am obsessed about it and I feel like its taking over my life!!! All I do is constanley worry that the baby's gone or wen I have my 12 week in a couple of weeks baby will be gone. I've never felt so stressed in my whole life and I know it's not good for me or the baby. I wish u all good luck and hope u all get the baby's u deserve x

TheLastJammyDodger Tue 23-Oct-12 20:46:45

I'm feeling pretty nauseous today, which has actually cheered me up. I'm hoping to get an early scan at 8 weeks. I don't want one any earlier as in my first pregnancy I had a positive scan at 7.5 weeks, but then 12 week scan showed the baby died shortly after my 7.5 week scan sad

frankly don't know how you can wait til thurs! I'm like clockwork so when AF hadn't arrived by lunchtime I knew I had to test! Waiting for DH to get home from work to POAS was torture!
jammy sorry about the sickness but that's a good sign.
Still nothing here, apart from severe exhaustion. I don't have the energy to stand up, never mind anything else! Getting nervous for my scan, 1 week to go

3rdtimelucky73 Wed 24-Oct-12 15:00:51

Frankly you are amazingly patient, I tested the day I was due and got the faintest line ever! I had to take a photo to be sure it was actually there....

Kate I feel exactly like you. My DP has suggested that I right down every time I feel/am sick and every twinge as I'm always thinking it'a been days and worrying, when I've probably just forgotten!

Good luck ladies.

katesav87 Wed 24-Oct-12 15:49:22

Thanks 3rd time I'm feeling rough today been in and out of bed been abit sick just exhausted and nausea is horrid. Fingers crossed for us all. Xxx

3rdtimelucky73 Wed 24-Oct-12 16:16:44

Kate I am exactly the same today.

Fingers crossed for the 6th x

katesav87 Wed 24-Oct-12 16:31:49

I know it sounds werid but glad ur feeling that way as its all good signs. I just want to stop reading into things. Wen I had my private scan we listened to the heartbeat and the midwife said all was fine but afterwards I said to my dh I'm sure the heartbeat wasn't fast enough and the baby was laying on the bottom of my pregnancy sac so I started googling pictures because I didn't see it moving even tho the heartbeat was there and the midwife said it was all fine. I'm terrible and horribly negative about everything. With my DD I had hyperemesis so was in hospital for the first 3 months so didn't have time to worry I was so sick and because I haven't got it this time I keep thinking there's something wrong. I'm so bad I know just desperately want this baby and don't think I can handle another MC. A lot of ppl I know r pregnant aswell so that would be even harder xxx

SuperSesame Wed 24-Oct-12 16:48:23

Can I join you all?

I was due in May and now I'm due in June. (23rd)
I miscarried last month at exactly 5 weeks.
We were only TTC for one month and hit the jackpot. Then same thing happened this month. I hope thats where the similarity ends. I'm 5 weeks and 3 days today and happy to have passed 5 week mark.

Like all of you, I'm worried pretty much all of the time. If this pregnancy is ok to term then I bet it will feel like the longest pregnancy ever as I'll have been pregnant for over 10 months in a row!

I have one DC (who took the best part of a year to conceive).
I've no obvious symtoms. Boobs bit bigger but no discomfort. No morning sickness and no tiredness. Yet!

Ruthie101 Wed 24-Oct-12 18:34:41

Hi ladies.
I am now 6 weeks pregnant after two previous miscarriages. I started having cramps and spotting on Tuesday. Everything seemed ok today but then it happened again just now. Booked in for an early scan on Friday. Going out of my mind with worry.

MrFranklyShankly Wed 24-Oct-12 18:53:25

Hi ladies such a nerve racking time i wish ye all the best with ur pregnancies really hope they all stick...mc's are awful really wish they just didnt happen...superseame i sound a bit similar to u, we hit the jaxkpot first time trying but then i hd a mmc at 9 wks horrible....still no sign of af yet this cycle....dont think its patience 3rdtime, just sheer fear! Normally i cant even wait till af is due end up with having to buy multi packs! Will keep yas posted when i pluck up the courage....af culd just be messing with me....

TheLastJammyDodger Wed 24-Oct-12 19:49:20

Frankly - I don't know how you can stand to wait. I got my bfp this time at 11dpogrin

Ruthie - good luck for the scan on Friday. I hope you get good news.

I am still feeling a bit sick, but my last pregnancy seemed to be going perfectly - plenty of symptoms and no bleeding, just bad news at 12 weeks. So my confidence is rock bottom.

Fingers crossed for all of us. Sounds like we could all do with some luck this time.

3rdtimelucky73 Wed 24-Oct-12 20:14:24

Supersesame - I know what you mean, if I make it to full-term in May, I'd have been pregnant for 12 months!

MrFranklyShankly Wed 24-Oct-12 22:20:49

Hi ladies well the waiting got the better of me! Nipped to asda got a test and BFP!!! Now the real worry and anixety starts...told dh and he was so shocked which then became fear mixed with excitement! So scared to feel happy in case i get slapped in the face again...so will just hve to c how it goes....really hope all is okay for u Ruthie hopefully ur scan will be reassuring. So what r u ladies doing differently this time....think ill be scared to even breathe!

Congratulations frankly
I know exactly how you feel.
Just trying to rest as much as possible, no heavy lifting, no caffeine but going to see consultant next week who may give more advice.

3rdtimelucky73 Thu 25-Oct-12 02:45:05

Great news frankly, fight the fear! (easier said than done, I know) x

Ruthie101 Thu 25-Oct-12 08:35:27

Congratulations Frankly!! That's great news. It may be the first step on an emotional journey but the first step is definitely a cause for celebration. I am trying to keep excited even when things are difficult. I'm determined to enjoy this for as long as I can. Lets see what tomorrow's scan brings.
Wishing you all the best of luck. X

MrFranklyShankly Thu 25-Oct-12 10:37:48

Thanks girls, so nervous.....didnt sleep very well at all lastnight, even though I'm wrecked tired....wakened feeling really sick and then thoughts started whirling around my head, going from its all going to end the way it did the last time to I have to be positive.....just so scared, like all of us I suppose....yeah LMI think I'm going to try and rest as much as possible, no caffine (even given up my lovely chocolate!) and no lifting....last time I was out running, and generally living as if I wasnt pg, or as if the pg will fit in around my life, not the other way about, so maybe a more nurtured approach is the way to go this time...fighting the fear (in a cowardly way, but fighting none the less!!)

Good luck with the scan tomrorow Ruthie, fingers and toes crossed for ya, let us know how it goes....
Thanks again for the congrats, still a bit in shock I think!!!

Frankly x

Good luck today ruthie

I've woken up very anxious, glad to have made it to the 6 week mark but very scared that the mc is going to start soon. Sometimes it doesn't matter how many times you say to your self not to worry etc, it still plays on your mind doesn't it? Not much I can really do though its just a waiting game.

MrFranklyShankly Fri 26-Oct-12 10:16:45

Yeah Littlemiss, the worrying is hard not to do, I promised myself I wouldn't get myself in knots this time with worry, and what will be will be, but its soooo hard, could feel my anxiety levels rising again last night when I got into bed, everything whirling around my brain.....had drs appointment this morn, took ages for the positive to show up on the test, so he reckons VERY early days....all my symptoms have gone too, just to add to my anxiety! So spent this morning going that's it, its over this time before I've even started.......boobs are totally fine, actually feel like they've deflated since y'terday morn, no nausea anymore and not one bit emotional......altho GP says its so early that I shouldn't really pay any attention to that at the mo, be different if I was further on and things suddenly disappeared........so booked in for the EPU for a scan in 2 weeks time....how did the rest of you feel at 4 weeks, did you notice any clear symptoms???

Miz100 Fri 26-Oct-12 11:04:02

Marvellous news! My little one is still ok and going for a further scan on Monday. Sorry to hear about everyones losses though. All the best!

MrFranklyShankly Fri 26-Oct-12 11:10:16

Great news miz u must be so relieved....hopefully you can relax a bit now and start njoying;-)

3rdtimelucky73 Fri 26-Oct-12 11:47:51

Frankly I have never much sign of symptoms at 4 weeks (occasionally tender boobs perhaps) but everything kicked off 6-7 weeks.

Our bodies are all different, so try not to compare and heed what the doc said.

Hope the 2 week. don't drag too awfully. Still 11 days till my dating scan....... sigh

Ruthie101 Fri 26-Oct-12 12:26:30

Back from scan. They couldn't find anything. Apparently this means it is too early or could mean an ectopic. They took blood today and I am back on Sunday for more tests so that they can check if hormone levels are going up.

Good luck today ruthie fingers crossed for you

Dillydollydaydream Sun 28-Oct-12 08:33:55

Sorry for all your losses. I had a mc in April and am now about 8 weeks and due in June. Feeling very sick which I guess is good?!
I am very paranoid I'll mc again and can't actually imagine having a baby at the end.

BumbleBee2011 Sun 28-Oct-12 10:19:04

Sorry for everyone's losses - I'm just like Supersesame, mc at 5/6 weeks and got a BFP on the next cycle, now 5 weeks again. Have one DD, everything was so textbook with her that we were totally unprepared for bad news last time. (Doctor wouldn't book me in for an early scan until 8 weeks so mc wasn't picked up until then. I'd been bleeding but was still feeling nausea, was convinced I was still pg sad).

Anyway this time I don't know if I can face going for an early scan (the lady who told me I'd mc'd said I could come next time at 8 wks if I wanted reassurance), just sitting in that waiting room again would be so stressful. I bought a 2 pack pg test so have decided to test again at 8 weeks instead. I think I'll also wait til then to book in with the midwives.

This time my symptoms are stronger so I feel pretty positive about it. (I think partly it's also denial)

Have got a pg app for my phone this time and due date is the day before DD's birthday! My niece's is 2 days later, my sister's 4 days later, and mine is 2 weeks later - so I guess that time of year is quite lucky for my family!

MrFranklyShankly Sun 28-Oct-12 17:22:27

Hi girls good luck today ruthie hope ur scan gives u bit more reasurrance today...fingers crossed for ya x

hi dolly and bumblebee..so sorry to hear of your mcs its just awful that w he to go through it at all. Well important still symptomless:-( know its early days but still it just adds to the anxiety and worry as ye all know. My af was 3 days late and my bfp was faint too even Dr said so,its just a waiting game now really hopefully we all have sticky beans this time ;-)

MrFranklyShankly Sun 28-Oct-12 17:24:51

Suppose to be 'im ' not important!!! Stupid predictive text !!!

Ruthie101 Wed 31-Oct-12 08:25:39

Thanks for all the lovely messages ladies. It really is comforting to speak with people going through the same thing.
They didn't scan me on Sunday but they took more blood and for the first time ever we got good news from the EPU! My hcg levels had gone from 250 to 800. Apparently this is too high for an ectopic and so they think it was just too early for a scan. I am back in for another scan a week today.
I'm not generally a religious person but I have been praying and I remember you all in my prayers. Good luck to us all!!

That's great news Ruthie.
I have my 6 wk scan today, very nervous. Not slept very well and some very odd dreams.

curiousgeorgie Wed 31-Oct-12 09:40:49

That's brilliant Ruthie!!

I'm going to EPU for a scan on Friday so that's judgement day for me.

No bleeding yet but a lot of cramps and don't feel as sick or dizzy anymore...

SuperSesame Wed 31-Oct-12 09:52:18

Good luck to those with scans today or soon.

Its comforting to read about how you are all terrified, therefore I am normal!

I still haven't gone to GP or arranged anything.
Only DH and I know about this pregnancy so far (IRL, that is!). I'm afraid to go to GP as I went 2 days before my MC last time. Silly I know.
Maybe next week.

I'm starving each morning after my breakfast. I've just had 2 slices of toast and a bag of crisps and thinking about what else is in the cupboard. Thats definitley not me as I normally wouldn't eat until noon.

grainmum Wed 31-Oct-12 10:01:50

Hi I'd like to join. Had a MMC in July (10 weeks) after around 5 months ttc. Much to our surprise we fell pregnant again the first cycle after my period. I'm taking that as a sign that this pregnancy is meant to be and trying to be positive! It's so hard though. Yesterday was 8 weeks which felt like a milestone. Saw my GP 2 weeks ago but no appointments yet for midwife/scan - I haven't asked for an early scan as I don't think that that would help. So just trying to pass the time until we get to have some proper news! Sore/bigger boobs and tiredness so taking that as a good sign....

Fingers crossed for us all.

Ruthie101 Wed 31-Oct-12 19:08:40

How did it go Littlemissimpatient?

Ruthie101 Wed 31-Oct-12 19:14:35

Supersesame, I know how you feel. It isn't silly at all. You do whatever you need to in order to cope with the stress of the situation. Your doctor will still be there when you want to see them.

I got to see a heartbeat!!
Not getting too excited though as had a hb last time but at least today all good smile

Ruthie101 Wed 31-Oct-12 21:04:04

That's great news LittleMissImpatient! Another positive step! So pleased for you.

Ruthie101 Fri 02-Nov-12 09:15:03

Hi girls.
CuriousGeorge, I hope all goes well today. I have everything crossed for you! Good luck.
How is everyone else doing? I am starting to get neurotic again. I had three nights of not sleeping properly and a friend suggested it was due to anxiety. I POAS yesterday just to check. It still said positive and I slept better last night but I'm not sure how long it will last. Any tips for relaxing/ keeping calm?

No but I would love to hear them!
I am also very anxious atm. DH says to relax, easier said than done.
I just keep expecting to go for scan next wk and see a mmc.

curiousgeorgie Fri 02-Nov-12 12:46:16

Well... Neutral news for now I think. They could see a yolk sac but no heartbeat or fetal pole.. But think because of irregular cycles I may have got my dates wrong so scanning me again in ten days.... confused

Ruthie101 Fri 02-Nov-12 14:59:47

Hi Curious.
It is promising that they saw something.I know the wait is so frustrating but I'll keep everything crossed for you that you see good progress at the next one. Why is it so hard for some and do easy for others?

curiousgeorgie Fri 02-Nov-12 18:29:30

I know... It's so frustrating.

I'm trying to stick to the thoughts that my clearblue test has increased to 3+ and that I haven't had any bleeding yet, with all my miscarriages I had started spotting no more that a week after a positive test.

I'm having the same thought too I had had bleeding and cramps every time previous so none must surely be a good sign fingers crossed

BumbleBee2011 Sat 03-Nov-12 16:01:08

Hi girls
LittleMissImpatient that's great news grin
CuriousGeorgie - fx all is well, the waiting must be really hard.

I've been feeling sick (and have now started being sick too - sorry TMI), just like with DD...so I'm thinking it's a good sign, but it is making me a bit miserable. That and I'm totally exhausted...poor DH is supposed to be having a super fun 30th birthday weekend, feel like I'm being a huge party pooper, just want to lie in bed and groan!

Anyone else got morning sickness out there?

No morning 'sickness' but very bad nausea here. I can't stomach anything to eat and it has completely sapped my energy

Ruthie101 Sun 04-Nov-12 20:51:46

I have had waves of nausea but no sickness. I have started spotting again today though! Trying to stay positive still but it is getting harder and harder.

Fingers crossed for you. If its just spotting try not to worry easier said than done. I'm very anxious atm, DH thinks I'm being stupid but I just have a feeling that something isn't right. Scan in 3 days so we will see, but I'm kind of expecting a mmc.

Ruthie101 Mon 05-Nov-12 20:14:45

I feel the same. DH is so positive but I just fear the worst. I think it is a kind of self preservation! I will keep my fingers crossed for you too.

BumbleBee2011 Tue 06-Nov-12 13:35:29

Fingers crossed for you Ruthie, it's so hard when you just have to wait it out.

How's everyone doing?
I've got another scan tomorrow morning, I'm so nervous. Really praying its not another mmc like last time.
Any ideas on how to relax tonight?

BumbleBee2011 Tue 06-Nov-12 22:16:21

Littlemiss - If you're up all night you can follow the US election results? grin I kind of want to but am too tired. Otherwise a good movie, a bath...an early night? I'm rubbish at being nervous, I go inward and just want to curl up and sleep until it's all over.

Hope it all goes well, will be thinking of you tomorrow morning.

I'm feeling quite good now, I've discovered those sickness wrist bands - they ACTUALLY work! Nausea still there but they've really taken the edge off. And I haven't been sick since, which is fine by me. (Got a big paranoid that I was losing hormones so took them off...that didn't last long!) I can't believe I didn't know about them last time with DD.

Thank you bee.
I've had a bath and watched a DVD with DH. I may watch the elections if I can't sleep grin
I also have the sickness bands, they are pretty good. Just feel like an idiot wearing though so need to make sure my sleeves cover them! I also find they get uncomfortable after a while, but that might just be me? blush

Ruthie101 Wed 07-Nov-12 07:21:18

Off for my scan today. I'll let you all know how I got on.

Ruthie101 Wed 07-Nov-12 07:23:20

Good luck LittleMiss.

curiousgeorgie Wed 07-Nov-12 07:24:06

Good luck today Ruthie & littlemiss... Thinking of you!! Xx

Good luck ruthie

curiousgeorgie Wed 07-Nov-12 09:48:06

Just got my appointment through for my scan on Monday. I should be almost 8 weeks by then so I suppose if there's no heartbeat then there isn't going to be one.

Still no bleeding though which I'm clinging to...

Ruthie101 Wed 07-Nov-12 10:23:02

Great news!!!!! I am earlier than we thought but today I saw a six week baby and a heartbeat!! Thank you all for your support. Hope I will relax a bit now. Fingers crossed for you all. Hope today goes well LittleMiss.

curiousgeorgie Wed 07-Nov-12 11:37:53

Great news Ruthie!!! So happy for you! grin

BumbleBee2011 Wed 07-Nov-12 13:12:01

That's great Ruthie gringringrin

Good news here too!
Bean has grown a week and still a heartbeat! Got another scan next wk and she is happy to scan me every week if I want. Showing smaller than my dates but only by a few days.
It's been a good day! Hope everyone else is ok

Ruthie101 Wed 07-Nov-12 16:31:07

That is excellent news LittleMiss. Congrats.

Ruthie101 Sat 10-Nov-12 18:58:13

How is everyone doing? Not long till your scan now Curious. Have everything crossed for you.

curiousgeorgie Sun 11-Nov-12 09:56:55

Yes, tomorrow! I'm so nervous I can't stand it.

Had a bout of food poisoning or something Friday and Saturday which took my mind of it a bit but now I'm a wreck..

It's at 2pm so i'll report back with elation or devastation around 3! confused

Littlemissimpatientlovesxmas Sun 11-Nov-12 14:47:56

Good luck tomorrow curious.
I feel like I have the worlds worst hangover today minus the alcohol the night before sad so looks like I'm spending today in bed.

curiousgeorgie Sun 11-Nov-12 22:28:16

Feeling any better littlemiss?

I am so nervous for tomorrow! I just can't imagine it being good news as I can barely remember a time when it was!


Littlemissimpatientlovesxmas Mon 12-Nov-12 06:45:22

Fingers crossed for you and try to think positive. It's difficult I know because I feel exactly the same for my scan on wed, that i'm going to get there and no hb and stopped growing. Still feel rough but its so difficult trying to work out if its a bug or pg symptoms!

curiousgeorgie Mon 12-Nov-12 15:03:05

Great news grin

Had a scan and they found a tiny heartbeat!!!

I couldn't be happier smile

Littlemissimpatientlovesxmas Mon 12-Nov-12 16:49:22

That's great news congratulations!! grin

Ruthie101 Mon 12-Nov-12 19:14:19

What fabulous news!! smile

curiousgeorgie Mon 12-Nov-12 21:00:09

Thanks smile

I actually felt confident enough to tell my mum today so really feels a bit more possible now!

BumbleBee2011 Wed 14-Nov-12 08:41:01

Yay Curious! grin

How lovely

Littlemissimpatientlovesxmas Wed 14-Nov-12 08:54:45

It's weekly scan day. Terrified again sad I'm really not sure if this puts me more or less at ease.
I'll let you know how I get on.

SuperSesame Wed 14-Nov-12 09:08:12

I went for a private scan on Monday. Its 8 weeks so we were hoping to see a heartbeat because its such a long wait until the 12 week mark.
At the scan, the sonographer said the sac was only measuring 5 and a half weeks. She couldn't see an embryo or heartbeat. She could see the yolk sac.
I don't know what to think. I know exactly when we conceived.
She said her machines not as good as a hospital one (they don't say that on the advertising bumf!) so I've a scan in the Early Pregnancy Unit today.
I'm hoping for a miracle today at the scan.
For whoever's reading this could send some positive thoughts this way.
Its been a rough few months after going straight from last miscarraige in September to this.
The sonographer at the private scan had a terrible manner and was non-comittal and offputting and eager to get us out the door. It was a horrible experience. I'm not sure of her credentials and the speed at which she said the sac is far too small to be 8 weeks didn't give me any confidence. Although I guess she does this everyday too so knows what she is doing.

I can't think about anything else other than this scan today. Longest wait of my life.

LittlemissChristmas Wed 14-Nov-12 09:56:19

Good luck sesame
If it helps I'm measuring a week behind what I think is my due date but my consultant said its too early to date a pregnancy accurately at this stage. More accurate between 9-12 weeks. Are your cycles pretty regular?

SuperSesame Wed 14-Nov-12 10:15:30

Thanks little miss. That does help.
Yes usually very regular but I went straight from miscarraige to pregnant so no LMP as such. Hoping thats the reason its not accurate.
I have to go on my own to as DH is working and I'm dreading it.
I just hope I actually get an answer today and not have to come back in a week to rescan.

LittlemissChristmas Wed 14-Nov-12 10:19:48

If you get a similar scan then you will prob have to go back in 1-2 weeks to check for growth and hb.
That is prob why dates are out so don't worry too much, my hormones/ovulation etc is all to pot after a mc.

SuperSesame Wed 14-Nov-12 14:12:39

Yep, you're right, back next week. But she could see lots of blood in the uterus which she said explained means its very likely over. Just a formality to go back next week as its measuring under 8 mm (I think) at 6.5mm and it needs to be 8mm to confirm miscarriage if no heartbeat.
Its crap but as I suspected. Just wish to get it over with now.

LittlemissChristmas Wed 14-Nov-12 15:34:31

Sorry it didn't go as we'll as expected but I'll keep my fingers crossed for you.
I have my scan in an hour and terrified sad

SuperSesame Wed 14-Nov-12 15:36:59

Hope yours goes well.

LittlemissChristmas Wed 14-Nov-12 17:08:56

All good grin

BumbleBee2011 Wed 14-Nov-12 17:38:40

Supersesame - so sorry to hear that, hope the wait til next week isn't too rough for you sad

Littlemiss - glad you have good news smile You're much braver than me, I'm going to wait for the 12 wk scan, and even then I'll be terrified.

Did POAS again today as I'd promised myself, the last time when MC was confirmed at 8 weeks I had tested negative, so thought a +ve test at 8 wks would be enough reassurance. Very dark blue line appeared within seconds, kind of an anticlimax though as I am too tired/nauseous/emotional not to be pregnant!

SuperSesame Thu 15-Nov-12 13:50:47

Thanks Bumble. I'm unMNing myself for a while before I drive myself insane.
Good luck to the rest of you and hope your journeys to June are dull and uneventful.

Ruthie101 Thu 15-Nov-12 15:46:08

Supersesame, I'm so sorry to hear your news. Sending you big hugs.

I am spotting again! It seems to be every four days I start, it lasts for two days and then stops. Has this happened to anyone else?

LittleMiss... What fantastic news! I'm so pleased for you. Is that two scans now with a heartbeat? Do you feel a little more relaxed?

AlphaBeta82 Thu 15-Nov-12 15:53:30

Hi All waves from the corner
I just about fall into this with a due date of 1st June. Had 3mcs this year, all 6-8 weeks, but this time I seem to have finally got a sticky one! Had scans at 7 weeks and 10 and all is good. Next scan not until 13 1/2 weeks which feels AGES away! Though finally feeling a bit more confident as we come up to the 12 week mark and all seems good. I could have done without the solid 6 weeks of being sick, dizzy and tired but if it means little one holding on tightly I'm happy!

Supersesame - so sorry to hear your news, it is heartbreaking. x

LittlemissChristmas Thu 15-Nov-12 16:05:57

Hi Alpha sounds promising smile
ruthie sorry to hear about the bleeding but try not to worry too much it doesn't mean it's over yet. Ive read lots of other threads where they have had bleeding and gone on to have a normal pg.
no still not as relaxed as I though I should be, even though this ms and nausea should be putting me at ease you would think but I'm just getting frustrated with what I can't do.

Ruthie101 Thu 15-Nov-12 17:05:24

Hi Alpha. Glad to hear you are getting good news at your scans.

LittleMiss, I am starting to worry now that it might be a UTI that is the cause. I have tried to ring my mid wife and my local EPU but can't get any answer.

LittlemissChristmas Mon 19-Nov-12 17:15:24

Ruthie have you been able to find out if its a uti? Any more spotting?

Ruthie101 Thu 22-Nov-12 06:21:05

Went to the docs and they said it could be a uti and to monitor symptoms. They took a sample but nothing showed up so they said to drink lots of water and come back if it continues. Touch wood I hae had no spotting for four days now and even better than that... Our scan today showed baby is fine still and heart is still beating!!!
Have you had another weekly scan LittleMiss?

grainmum Thu 22-Nov-12 08:18:48

ruthie congrats on your scan. I had my first scan yesterday lively wriggling grain with a nice heartbeat! Now trying to get used to the idea of little person inside me...

LittlemissChristmas Thu 22-Nov-12 08:41:30

That's great news grain and ruthie.
No scan for me this week as consultant on holiday but I've got one next week.
How is everyone feeling? I still have bad ms, its different each day. One day I feel better and I'm happy that its passed, then I'm worried I'm no longer pg, then it comes back the next day!!

BumbleBee2011 Thu 22-Nov-12 18:49:53

Yay Grain and Ruthie grin

Littlemiss I have awful ms, every bloomin' day, running to the loo just in time, the works! In fact that reminds me - ladies remember to do your pelvic floor exercises after Baby! I was so ill the other night I actually wet myself....angry I honestly didn't know you could do that blush the joys of motherhood

I rang this time last week to see if anyone from the local midwives team could let me know what to do now to get the ball rolling. Left a message and no-one called back...So I called for an antenatal appointment with my local clinic and the receptionist wouldn't book me in til the 11th December (!) said they need a special long appointment for the first one! I had to beg to get one on Tuesday instead, I said they probably still have all my details from 2 years ago, I'm gonna try and speak to someone before then but they're really hard to get hold of! I don't wanna be told off on Tuesday, I'll probably cry [hormones]

I wouldn't mind but all I want is for them to book me in for my 12 week scan...getting quite excited now!

curiousgeorgie Sat 24-Nov-12 17:51:23

Hello everyone! Congrats on your scans grin

I'm finally excited now, had another scan this morning at babybond as I'm going away Monday and wanted peace of mind, and it was amazing... Fast heartbeat, looking very baby like!!


Ruthie101 Mon 26-Nov-12 07:24:54

Brilliant news Curious and Grain!! I'm so pleased things are going well.

LittlemissChristmas Mon 26-Nov-12 09:32:25

Congrats curious.
I have another scan wed. Even though I have horrendous ms I'm still worrying!!

LittlemissChristmas Wed 28-Nov-12 17:14:10

All good today grin

grainmum Thu 29-Nov-12 12:14:24

Yay littlemiss! I had proper dating scan today, they've dated me about a week further on than i thought so due date now 4th June. Time to accept this is really happening I think!

LittlemissChristmas Fri 30-Nov-12 14:47:11

Yeah that's great news! I'm a tad jealous your preg has just got a week shorter!!!

Ruthie101 Wed 05-Dec-12 06:22:54

Hi ladies. How are you all doing?

BumbleBee2011 Wed 05-Dec-12 08:46:12

Hi ladies, hope you're all keeping well smile

Still got MS but now used to it, I'm drinking ginger beer like it's water. Tired as well but should feel better soon, I've got a week off work now (going to a wedding in Finland, yay)...so tomorrow will be our first flight with a toddler, which I'm actually excited about.

My dating scan is 17th Dec, I said to my boss I'll probably be outed before then, as I'm already starting to show! At least there won't be many days to work before then, I'll just have to wear baggy clothes. I've started to dig out my old maternity trousers which seems surreal.

It was nice seeing my old MW last week, noticed they put Gravida 3 on the notes which made me feel a bit sad. I mentioned I was considering a home birth for this one which is also now on the notes! DH is still hmm about it, I'm still on the fence, lots of research to do...

Has anyone else nicknamed their bump? Ours is "Joey".

Ruthie101 Thu 06-Dec-12 08:09:21

Hi BumbleBee

Glad to hear you are doing well and coping with the morning sickness. Mine seems to be getting worse. I have had to take the day off work today as I can't even keep water down.

My dating scan is the day after yours! I am so excited I can't wait!! Enjoy your trip and wedding.

LittlemissChristmas Thu 06-Dec-12 11:58:49

Hi everyone!
I had my 12 wk scan yesterday so it now feels very real.
All looking good grin
Still got ms but not everyday.

Ruthie101 Fri 07-Dec-12 06:33:16

Oh what fab news LittleMiss!! I am thrilled for you. I hope the ms is bearable. X

LittlemissChristmas Fri 07-Dec-12 09:57:26

Thank you. It comes and goes so I suppose I can't complain too much!
I must be feeling brave now I've passed 12 weeks I've ventured over to the antenatal thread.
I'm eager to start shopping as never allowed myself to get excited before so having to refrain myself!

LittlemissChristmas Sun 09-Dec-12 20:28:25

ruthie are you feeling any better?
My symptoms seem to be easing, still very tired though had a lovely lazy weekend.

nickinoo Mon 10-Dec-12 14:03:27

Hi ladies, I had a MMC in June this year, we found out at my 12 week scan.

I have my scan tomorrow ( will be 13 weeks) and am terrified. Im making myself ill with worry.

How do you/did you deal with the fear?

LittlemissChristmas Mon 10-Dec-12 14:05:00

I didn't! I was sick all night.
Sorry I know that's not what you want to hear. I couldn't eat anything all morning but thankfully my scan was 9am so not much waiting around.

grainmum Mon 10-Dec-12 16:36:39

nickinoo it's so hard isn't it. I also had a MMC in July discovered at a scan at 10 weeks and the waiting this time around for a scan was really hard. I tried to distract myself and also to remind myself that statistically there is a much better chance that everything will be OK than that history will repeat itself. Also that no amount of worrying will change the outcome.

It doesn't really help but maybe puts a bit of perspective on things. My 12 week scan was all OK, 15 weeks tomorrow and bump seems to be growing (but I still worry quite a lot - especially now we've just written all the xmas cards with our news in it).

Finger's crossed for you - let us know how it goes!

Ruthie101 Sat 15-Dec-12 10:02:04

Hi ladies. I hope that you are all well.

LittleMiss, I have been having sickness all day but today is the first morning that I haven't thrown up. I am starting to freak out about my 12 week scan on Tuesday. Apart from that I'm good thanks. How are you?

LittlemissChristmas Sun 16-Dec-12 08:24:33

Good luck for tues Ruthie
I've still got ms and also full of cold so don't think that's helping.
Is anyone else still struggling to realise its going to be ok? I've had 12 week scan, no cramping, no bleeding, but I can't shake off this feeling that I'm going to go for 20 week scan and see a mmc. DH thinks I'm mad. It's like I can't tell anyone that I'm pg because I'm convinced its going to end badly. Am I normal? Will it ever go?

Dillydollydaydream Sun 16-Dec-12 12:42:31

I'm due June 1st after having a mc, yesterday should have actually been my due date sad
I think being pregnant again has helped but I still feel a bit sad about the baby that never was. My dh hasn't remembered it should have been the due date - it if he has, hasn't mentioned it.

LittlemissChristmas Sun 16-Dec-12 13:46:44

My DH could never remember when the due dates were. Think its his way of dealing with it. Congratulations on this pg though!

Dillydollydaydream Sun 16-Dec-12 17:03:08

Thanks littlemiss

BumbleBee2011 Sun 16-Dec-12 20:19:30

Hi ladies

12 week scan tomorrow, am quietly starting to freak out, think I've been saving all my feelings of doubt for one 24 hour extravaganza...confused

I just can't bear the thought of going into that room again and getting bad news (again).

Even though I am still being sick, have had no bleeding, and am actually getting a little bump...I guess rationality doesn't really come into it when your feelings are so strong.

Ruthie good luck for Tuesday

Ruthie101 Mon 17-Dec-12 18:06:42

Bumble Bee, How did it go today? I am totally FREAKED out!! I am still having ms although it skipped this weekend. I have only tiny cramps that I assume is just everything moving around but I am convinced it might be bad news tomorrow. This is my third pregnancy and I don't know how I'll cope if I lose this baby too. Any advice peeps?!

BumbleBee2011 Mon 17-Dec-12 18:42:41

All good here, nice healthy baby, just the one as well as my DH was quick to point out smile The sonography even said they have a "cute nose".

I am so relieved I feel like I could sleep for the next 48 hours.

Ruthie - I haven't got any advice, mine was at 4pm so spent all day at work trying not to think about it. Towards the afternoon I was just chatting to people as I couldn't focus on any actual work! All I can say is (((hugs))), I'll be thinking of you, let us know how you get on. Maybe watch a funny movie if you can't sleep.

Ruthie101 Mon 17-Dec-12 18:52:42

That's brilliant news BumbleeBee! You must be thrilled!
I think that I will take your advice and watch a movie until I fall asleep. My scan is tomorrow morning so at least it doesn't prolong the wait.

Ruthie101 Wed 19-Dec-12 07:08:18

All went well yesterday. Little one was flipping around and doing headstands! Can't quite believe it!

LittlemissChristmas Wed 19-Dec-12 08:28:31

That's great news Ruthie !!
What a lovely early Christmas present!

BumbleBee2011 Wed 19-Dec-12 09:23:01

That's great Ruthie gringringrin

Hi Ruthie, got your pm, I think I lost this thread.
Hope your well. I'm nearly 19 weeks and still have sickness which is a pain, but at least I know there is something there!
Got my scan on thurs so getting nervous/excited for that.
Hope everyone else is keeping well

Ruthie101 Sat 19-Jan-13 22:32:50

Hi LittleMiss. Glad to hear you are progressing well although the sickness is a pain. I am 16 weeks and I also still have sickness. Have an appointment with my midwife on Wednesday, hoping to hear the heartbeat. Starting to get nervous again! Not sure that will ever stop.

No I don't think the worry stops!
Good luck for your mw appt. it's amazing hearing the hb I wasn't expecting to with an anterior placenta but we did smile
Apart from that I thought the 16 wk appt was a bit of waste of time, checked urine and bp then I was out. But maybe that's just my mw?

Ruthie101 Wed 23-Jan-13 07:03:31

Curiousgeorgie has asked me to link her in as she has lost the thread. Does anyone know how to do that?
Thanks for the message LittleMiss. I'll let you know how I get on. X

Not got a clue sorry. I use my phone or iPad so wouldn't no where to start!!

Know not no.

grainmum Wed 23-Jan-13 11:18:06

You could just copy and paste the URL from the box at the top of the browser then PM her? (I think). THen she could put it on a watch list.

Ruthie101 Wed 23-Jan-13 17:43:00

Thanks grainmum. I have done that, I wasn't sure if there was something more technical that I was missing. How are you doing?
I had appointment with mw today and after a scary 10 minutes they found a heartbeat!! Turns out my placenta is anterior.

Glad you got to hear it though! Seem to be quite a few of us on MN with an anterior placenta at minute.
Got scan tomorrow so they will check its up high enough.

grainmum Wed 23-Jan-13 20:32:23

Gosh ruthie that must have been a very anxious 10 minutes. I'm good, 20 week scan last week, all good and gradually expanding! Also noticed some breast leakage this morning - eek!

Ruthie101 Mon 11-Feb-13 21:22:58

Grainmum, glad to hear your scan went well!! Are you feeling little one move yet?

LittleMiss, how did you get on at your scan?

curiousgeorgie Mon 11-Feb-13 22:37:20

Hi everyone! I lost this thread for ages, very happy to find it again!

I found out I'm having a second GIRL grin and totally over the moon about it...

Has anyone else found out the sex yet?

Ruthie101 Thu 14-Feb-13 05:57:49

That's great news Curiousgeorgie!! You must be thrilled! I can't believe how far we have all come. I have my 20 week scan today, never thought I'd reach this milestone! Hope you are all well x x

Good luck today!
We found out we're having a boy!!!
Hope everyone is keeping ok

Ruthie101 Sun 17-Feb-13 09:12:55

All was well at the scan. We didn't find out the sex. Baby was wriggling, sucking it's thumb and playing with its toes! It all still seems a little unreal. Anyone else feel like that?

Hope you are all keeping well. X

Ruthie101 Sun 17-Feb-13 09:13:39

Wonderful news Little Miss!!

Great news Ruthie!
Yes it's very weird that we have passed another hurdle, one that I never imagined a year ago we would get passed.
I'm still insure about buying things but DH is very excited after seeing 20 weeks scan and now bump growing so we have ordered cot and pram.
I never knew i would find pregnancy so tiring!

Ruthie101 Mon 18-Feb-13 13:42:27

I know what you mean!! I was told I would feel fab after 12 weeks... Er no! But as long as little one is ok I'll cope with whatever comes my way! Work gets difficult though.

Anyone started antenatal classes yet?

How's everyone doing?
We have finished our nct classes now so starting to feel more real and scary!!
Just starting to think about washing babies clothes etc

Ruthie101 Tue 30-Apr-13 20:36:49

That is sooo exciting Little Miss!! I can't believe that we are all nearly at the end! I hope you are all well ladies. X

grainmum Thu 02-May-13 17:31:43

Hi all good here - finish work on Sunday! Feeling really well so I kind of feel a bit of a fraud and like I should carry on for longer, but also need to do a bit more preparation so not too much of a fraud... DH seems ok with it - he jokingly refers to me as a "transport system" and says that that is a big enough job! It is getting harder to bend over and I am getting more uncomfortable. Need to make plans though to make sure I get everything done in good time.

Ruthie101 Tue 28-May-13 09:57:13

Hi ladies.

I hope you and your little ones are all ok. I can't believe we are in the final stages. I half expect someone has already had their baby!! Grainmum, I have gone down to two days a week for last couple of weeks of work so don't feel a fraud. I would love to hear how you all are. Xx

grainmum Tue 28-May-13 12:22:28


Doing well here, feeling well and active, plenty of baby movements. This week's job is to get up to date with all my paperwork/e-mails etc. 39 weeks today! I won't be surprised if I've got a bit longer than that to go though, I don't think baby has engaged yet, midwife said head was "at the brim" again yesterday. Trying to remain relaxed/chilled and take it as it comes!

Hope everyone else is doing well. x

Hi everyone! Not engaged yet but now 37 weeks so can't believe baby is fully developed! Never imagined getting to this point this time last year.
Loving mat leave grin
Hope everyone is keeping well and the not so good points (heartburn, swollen feet etc) aren't too bad.

How is everyone?
I'm currently snuggling my little boy!!! Very overwhelming and he is absolutely perfect. Hope you are all well just wanted to wish you all the best

MrFranklyShankly Fri 21-Jun-13 09:55:08

Awe congrats Littlemiss.....when did you have your lovely ds? Well I'm nearly 39 weeks now and waiting impatiently for baba to arrive hoping it will happen very soon.....enjoy all those newborn snuggles they're the best....hope it all went well for you and was a nice birth.
Frankly x

curiousgeorgie Sat 22-Jun-13 19:57:23

Littlemiss come over to the June thread and update us on your little boy grin

Congratulations!! X

Ruthie101 Mon 24-Jun-13 08:05:51

Congratulations LittleMiss!! That is truly amazing news. When was he born? I hope that you are both well. Xx

Ruthie101 Mon 15-Jul-13 00:22:02

Susie was born at 5:52 am on July 6th. Hope you are all well xx

Congratulations Ruthie!

My gorgeous little boy is now 4 weeks old, not sure where the tune has gone. He is perfect, some complications for me but all good now.
Hope everyone else is well

Ruthie101 Fri 19-Jul-13 17:01:16

Is it just me or is anyone else trying not to be a nervous wreck worrying about every little thing to do with the baby?! Xx

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