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pregnant again after stillbirth

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sweetlucy Thu 06-Oct-11 10:02:33

I'm pregnant again after losing my baby boy at 37 weeks last year.
I'm very happy to be pregnant again and full of hope, but I am feeling so many other emotions fear, guilt, sadness. I should have a baby now, and I don't. I can't just forget about him, I wanted him so much.
I'm finding it very hard to talk to friends and family as they're always cutting me off by saying I should be positive. But after what happened last time, isn't it not normal that I feel like this?

Moominsarescary Thu 06-Oct-11 13:29:30

So sorry you lost your baby boy, I think it's normal to be scared, my sister inlaw lost a baby 10 years ago in the 6th month of pg but went on to have 2 healthy pg and baby girls.

I lost my baby boy last week at 20 weeks pg, the pain is indescribable and I don't think people can realy understand unless they've been through it themselves.

Congratulations and good luck, I know the next months are going to be a frightening time for you but I hope you can enjoy your pregnancy and your new baby x

Bluetinkerbell Thu 06-Oct-11 16:17:58

Dear sweetlucy so sorry you lost your darling son last year! congratulations with your new pregnancy. If you want you can join this thread we are all mummies of angel babies, some of us still ttc after a loss, some of us pregnant where we support each other through the good and bad days that lie ahead. Very welcome to come and talk about your feelings there if you want!

AngelGeorgie Thu 06-Oct-11 17:14:45

Hi Sweetlucy very sorry about your loss.congrats on being pg again.
Hi * blue* xx
Our precious DD was stillborn at 41 weeks last October (10th) & I m now 36 weeks pg with her sister. I had, had 2 MCs before Georgie last year & another early mc at new year before finding out I was pg in Feb. It has been difficult emotionally at times ; particularly as I come to the end of the pg & towards Georgie's birthday. Things that have helped me; friends, wonderful family, counselling, wonderful DH, fab colleagues & enjoying my job. Also , still living my life; plenty of weekends away to help the time pass to ensure I didn t just focus on pg related stuff.
These are my coping factors may be totally different for you. I think also accepting that it will be incredibly difficult & the old mantra
" 1 day at a time"
Good luck & hugs xxx

LunaticFringe Thu 06-Oct-11 21:57:41

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