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Missed miscarriage?

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bex2011 Tue 02-Oct-12 12:06:56

I have also posted this in pregnancy

I went to the epu yesterday following some bleeding. I thought I was around 11 weeks pregnant. The scan showed a foetus of 5 weeks; pregnancy sack, yolk sack and foetal rod. They could also see where the bleed had come from.

According to my dates I would have been breastfeeding when I fell pregnant and have just stopped breastfeeding when I did positive tests. The Dr said that this could lead to dates being wrong and false positives.

I go back in 10 days for a re-scan. Im expecting the worst. Could my body have held onto the embryos etc for 6 weeks without miscarrying? The hospital said that what they saw was positive.

Any thoughts and experiences much appreciated.

purple84 Tue 02-Oct-12 12:18:18

Hopefully all will be ok in 10 days for your re check.

But to answer your question, yes your body can hold onto it, but at 5 weeks it is hard to tell as they can not see heartbeat until 6 wks, which is why u have to wait.

I wish u luck for ur re check xx

cosysocks Wed 03-Oct-12 22:28:48

Good luck at the scan, it's so hard to tell so early if your dates are wrong. The waiting is awful xxx

DistressedMumHELP Sun 07-Oct-12 20:44:11

My body held on to my first mmc for 8 weeks until I had the medical management. Though during my 2nd pregnancy I had a early scan thinking i was about ten weeks, no heartbeat, measuring 5 +5days went back 10 days later on august 8th to see a strong heart beat. unfortunately two weeks later my baby's heart stopped.

I wish you all the best. And if its any help I now have a gorgeous DS

bex2011 Wed 10-Oct-12 03:55:56

Thanks for your responses. I misscarried on Sunday. Bleed very heavily so was in hospital for 2 nights but am now back home and have had lovely cuddles with my ds.

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