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valB16 Thu 11-Jun-20 20:57:12

Recently found out I was pregnant only for it to end in a MC today. I had another MC 10 months ago and it's like 2 painful memories brought into one.

I feel so empty and sad inside but I put on a fake smile for the sake of not looking like I am sulking to everyone.

What's so hard about having a MC is not just accepting that your no longer pregnant but it's the feelings of pregnancy all lost. I still have sore boobs and other symptoms and the line down my belly but then I bleed and bleed and bleed and it's like a hard reminder YOUR NOT PREGNANT ANYMORE and it hurts a lot !!!

I have a great support system around me but they don't truly understand so I feel don't want to open up. I think of the future and loving and caring for another baby in my arms but I am so scared to go through everything again. It's like I have lost trust and it's so hard to rebuild again.

My feelings are so raw right now, I know in time it will be better but for now I just want to rant and cry and scream until I feel better.

Who else is feeling like this currently ?

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Lightsabre Thu 11-Jun-20 23:01:48

thanks I didn't want to read and run but am sorry to hear you have had another miscarriage. Hopefully someone will be along soon who has experience of this. Take care of yourself.

Stabal Thu 11-Jun-20 23:57:11

@valB16 I'm so so sorry. I feel your pain. It's been a month since mine and I think it's only hitting me now. The bleeding for me was really hard, every visit to the bathroom was a horrible gut punch of a reminder. People really don't understand it if they've not been through it, my supervisor kept asking why I had another hospital appointment.. It doesn't just happen and it's over and then you're back to normal. Be kind to yourself. Have you looked at some professional support services?

Mysleepingangel Sat 13-Jun-20 16:43:42

Hi

I didn't want to read and run but I'm so sorry for your loss 😞 it's true that I've you've not been through a miscarriage, your never understand the pain it causes.

I highly recommend you contact Petals charity which helps parents who have lost babies. They are amazing.

Please be kind to yourself and give time to greif.

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