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6 weeks pregant and bleeding

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layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 11:36:13

i am 15 and 6 weeks pregant i started bleeding on saturday and wennt to a+e they did loads of test and i had an internal scan but the doc said it was to early tell so i have to go back on the 30th. the bleeding ist heavy and i have no pain cramps or clots the doctor said it is not an Ectopic Pregnancy and my cervix is closed. i am just so worried that i am going to misscarry. what is the likley hood that i have miscarrieg?? any suggests or comments will be helpfull. thanks

LouiseD29 Mon 19-Aug-13 13:54:25

Hi layla, it's so hard to give any reassurance as every woman and situation is different, but bleeding doesn't necessarily mean mc that early on. I had bits of bleeding on and off in the early days and am now expecting baby any day. You have done the right thing getting looked at, so just keep talking to the professionals and taking care of yourself and hopefully it will work out for you. Sorry i can't be of more help! Good luck.

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 15:05:36

I bled throughout my pregnancy it's very worrying. You did the right thing getting checked out x

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 15:49:56

thanks guiys just findin hard haing to wait just want to know everythings going to be okay x

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 16:17:59

Have you got support at home?smile

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 17:43:14

yer i have some spport at home me mum and boyfriend are. i am still bleeding and just when to the toilet when i wiped thier was blood and like black gewwy lumps is that normal and what does it mean?? xx

Sezzy100 Mon 19-Aug-13 17:49:08


Like the other lady said- everyone is different but I bled with my first pregnancy and at 11 weeks had to go to A&E for a scan etc. It was very scary especially when it is your first pregnancy and you have no idea what is normal. I also had to go again at 20 weeks as my cervix softened and I started to bleed- even scarier when you are so close to your second scan. Just try to stay calm and relax and not worry- whatever happens. Don't do anything too strenuous and just rest a bit. You can also have implantation bleeding where the foetus is attaching itself or your cervix can get damaged during sex -so you can bleed for lots of reasons. Good luck.

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 18:06:28

also i have stared to have period like pains but they are on and off if i was having a misscarrige would they be consitent? and dose peroid like pains always mean miscarrige? xx

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 18:28:41

Glad you have supportsmile

If the bleeding gets worse I think if be inclined to go to the early pregnant unit.

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 18:29:07

I'd not of

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 18:29:26


Stupid phonehmm

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 18:32:35

are miscarrige pains consent?

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 19:08:58

I don't know, sorry.

I imagine it differs from person to person.

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 19:12:13

okay do period like pains always mean miscarrige??

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 19:33:56

No not in my experience especially early on.

I know it's really worrying, try and rest and do something to distract yourself. Can you flick the telly on for a bit and watch a crappy film then get an early night?

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 19:40:04

yer sounds like a good idea just hard when im so worried had start to think it was just breakthrough bleed but not to now do you get pain when you have brackthrough bleeding sorry bou all the questions xx

valiumredhead Mon 19-Aug-13 19:59:02

It's very common to have period symptoms early on. I remember being quite shocked I still had them.

It's also really common to bleed during pregnancy but any bleeding needs to be checked out.

brew thanks

layler123 Mon 19-Aug-13 20:35:03

okay so the pains and bleeding may not be a miscarrige? xx

valiumredhead Tue 20-Aug-13 09:20:17

How was your night?smile

layler123 Tue 20-Aug-13 09:39:34

had on and off pains but the wont to bad and i have stoped bleeding this morning dont know if thats a good thing or a bad xxx

valiumredhead Tue 20-Aug-13 10:18:42

It's horrible waiting but that's all you can do, and rest x

layler123 Tue 20-Aug-13 20:21:43

i have just a lager lump come out of my vargina is this my baby? or things still be okay?? and what should i do? xx

valiumredhead Tue 20-Aug-13 22:52:28

I don't know love,you need to talk to your gp in the morning if you haven't done already today, or go to your local EPU.

LandsN Tue 20-Aug-13 23:07:08

I would ask for a scan at epu tomorrow phone as soon as they open I bled for 7 weeks at the beginning of this pregnancy and am now 31 weeks so not always bad fingers crossed yours is not good luck xx

Floggingmolly Tue 20-Aug-13 23:13:26

It could be implantation bleeding, hopefully. I bled pretty much through the first 4 months of my last two pregnancies; everything was fine.
Can you go to the EPU in the morning? Good luck.

Wingdingdong Tue 20-Aug-13 23:16:56

Go back to the EPU or your GP tomorrow. Unfortunately there's no way of knowing without another scan - and because it's so early, the scan can't tell you if everything will be alright, only whether it's still ok at that moment.

Clots and pain together are not a good sign. However they don't necessarily mean the worst. I've had five pregnancies, all with bleeding and pain at 6w. 3 ended in miscarriages but they were the lightest bleeds. The one with golf-ball sized clots, bleeding that soaked through jeans and went on for 10 weeks ended in my DD, who's now 4.

Hope all works out well for you.

layler123 Wed 21-Aug-13 10:59:35

i thought it might be implantio bleeding of somthing untill the lump thing i kind gathered its a misscarige as know one been able to give an explanton to what the lunp would of been heartbroken want to try and stay positive up cant find anything to be positive about anymore sad

valiumredhead Wed 21-Aug-13 11:31:48

You really need to very yourself seen before you can be sure. Have you rung your doctor yet?

valiumredhead Wed 21-Aug-13 11:32:31

No one can diagnose over the internet as ever pregnancy is different.

layler123 Wed 21-Aug-13 18:20:24

i have rang the doc and he said just to wait till my oppiment next friday the only loop hole i can find is mady it was twin and i may if only miscarryed 1 which is possiple as my partener has twins in his family cant think of any other explanition other than miscarrige sad

Floggingmolly Wed 21-Aug-13 20:10:48

Go to your local hospital and ask for the early pregnancy unit. You don't need to make an appointment.

LandsN Wed 21-Aug-13 22:44:35

Demand to be seen don't b pushed away that's what they r there for x

layler123 Wed 21-Aug-13 23:06:32

they clamied they were fully booked

Holly94 Thu 22-Aug-13 07:01:57

Tell them you're 6 weeks pregnant and need an emergency appointment. Failing that go to A&E where they should refer you to the EPU.

LandsN Thu 22-Aug-13 09:18:12

I agree go to a & e good luck x

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 09:17:11

i saw the mid-wife yesterday and she tryed to ring up and get me appoiment move forward but they said it need to be on the 30th so they can see whats happen in the last 2 weeks etc soo just ganna have to wait another week still bleeding and passin a copuple of clots but still get pregnacy sympthoms morning sickness , bein sick, back ache and tender boobs is this a good sign that i am still getting these symothons or would i still get them if i had misscarryed?? xxxx

LandsN Fri 23-Aug-13 09:27:37

its hard to say cos everyone is different is the blood red or brown? I bled for 7 weeks at the beginning of this pregnancy but it was mostly brown blood (old blood) and am now 31 weeks fingers crossed for you x

valiumredhead Fri 23-Aug-13 09:28:45

You would still get symptoms I think as you'll have hormones.

Keeping everything crossed for you x

fluffyraggies Fri 23-Aug-13 09:29:27

Pregnancy hormones can stick around for a long time layler, (basically the hormones are what causes most of the symptoms) even if baby has gone, so there's no way to tell at the moment.

I'm sorry you are having to go through this. There is hope though, i bled very suddenly and badly and lost clots when i was 15 weeks preg. I had a scan at the hospital the next day, and baby was fine.

I'm going to be honest with you - I don't think A&E will much help to you. You will sit around for ages, and then be told that the scan unit is fully booked, and that they wont be able to stop you loosing your baby if that is what is happening. It's what they said to me at 15 weeks.

It's good that your cervix is closed. How is the pain? x

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 09:41:21

im not in any pain no more only had pain once and the pain was on anf off and wast to bad but since then have not had any pain really do hope everythings okay xxx

valiumredhead Fri 23-Aug-13 09:47:10

A and e said the same to me and just to wait it out. I bleed thought my pregnancy and ds is 12 now.

Waiting is just horriblesad

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 10:14:01

yer it really is put just trying to stay positive untill i know for sure xx

Armadale Fri 23-Aug-13 10:20:38

It seems incredibly cruel to make you wait 2 weeks.

I have been in this situation and it is too long, ime.

I don't know where you are but can you google to find an Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU) at a hospital near you that lets you self refer- (some do, some don't.)
I would find one, go in person, explain what has happened and asked to be scanned. They are a lot more likely to be able to scan you there than A&E.
I would go today, as early as possible, as it is much more likely to get a scan today than over the weekend.

valiumredhead Fri 23-Aug-13 10:25:47

I've always had to wait for scans even if I went to the epu . Be prepared for them not to scan you .

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 10:31:10

when my mid-wife rang the epu yesterday to try get my appomimnet moved forward they said could as they need to wait 2 weeks to see what was happing soo i dont think going in is going to help tbh xx

Armadale Fri 23-Aug-13 11:14:17

Layler, I have found that turning up in person does tend to produce results.

When you are actually standing there in front of them they do seem to find the compassion to help you.

On three different occasions (different PG's) I have been told to wait it out at home and decided to go to the EPU myself.

When I got there in person and said 'look I'm massively distressed psychologically, I can not possibly wait another week without it doing further harm to me' an appointment has been provided.

On two of these three times they actually admitted me as I needed medical treatment and if I'd waited it out at home I would have been very poorly indeed so I have learnt not to listen to the advice which seems very geared towards conserving meagre resources even when that is not always in the best interest of the patient.

Do you really think if it was your midwife who was in early pg passing clots she would wait it out for 2 weeks or demand to be scanned to find out what exactly had been passed?

I feel very angry on your behalf as they are fobbing you off.

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 13:13:59

tbh dont think going up thier will really help il just wait till next friday and try and stay positive untill then xx

Armadale Fri 23-Aug-13 16:04:10

Hope the week passes quickly, I'm thinking of you flowers

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 17:08:18

thanks xx

valiumredhead Fri 23-Aug-13 17:22:28

Yeah, me too, it's rotten waiting. Please update when you have more news xbrew thanks

layler123 Fri 23-Aug-13 18:46:26

will do i have basically stop bleeding now dont know if thats a good thing or not but as soon as i know somthing ill will infirm you thanks for the help xxx

valiumredhead Sun 25-Aug-13 18:05:00

Hope you're ok OP smile

layler123 Fri 30-Aug-13 08:39:00

hospital today will let you know how it goes am so scared but hopefully my prayers have been answered and everythings okay xx

valiumredhead Fri 30-Aug-13 09:25:21

Keeping everything crossed for you x

vkinski Fri 30-Aug-13 09:29:18

Good luck layler xx

Writerwannabe83 Fri 30-Aug-13 09:58:52

Good luck today x x

layler123 Fri 30-Aug-13 09:59:07

thanks xx

Floggingmolly Fri 30-Aug-13 11:40:29

Best of luck, love

LandsN Fri 30-Aug-13 13:25:36

good luck hope all is well xx

Armadale Fri 30-Aug-13 16:50:22

thinking of you today x

layler123 Fri 30-Aug-13 22:58:59

it wast good nose unfortuntley ive miscarryed abslutley heartbroken sad

valiumredhead Fri 30-Aug-13 23:51:06

Oh you poor love and after all that waiting all weeksad you must be in bits. Take things very easy you've had a real shock, it's going to take a while to process. Xxx

Armadale Sat 31-Aug-13 07:58:14

I'm so, so sorry.

Writerwannabe83 Sat 31-Aug-13 09:22:58

I'm sorry to hear that Layla - I hope you have lots of support at home x

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