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Just got positive test result but I'm worried!

(8 Posts)
LittleDonkin Wed 26-Dec-12 17:02:42

I have just done a clearblue and it came up pregnant 1-2, I am over the moon as we have been trying to concieve child number 2 for a year but I am worried now. I had a water infection last week, went to the doctors the nurse did a pregnancy test before prescribing antibiotics as I told her I was TTC but the test came up negative. I have taken 4 days worth of Amoxicillen and dont know if I should be worried or not!

rogersmellyonthetelly Wed 26-Dec-12 17:51:22

Don't worry. Ive had 6 courses of amoxycillin from. 4weeks pregnant onwards this time and am 33 weeks with a healthy baby. It's generally considered safe in pregnancy and is a good broad spectrum antibiotic, ie it nukes lots of different bugs.

queenofthepirates Wed 26-Dec-12 18:01:29

Panic ye not, most of us will have taken some kind of drug/went on a bender/smoked something nefarious when we weren't aware we were pregnant and our kids are quite fine. If you're concerned, straight down to the GP at 8.30am tomorrow and have a chat with them to set your mind at rest. I have a feeling there's some kind of thing about drugs not crossing the placenta this early so you could in theory drink a bottle of gin and be fine.

OComeAllYeFaithBaby Wed 26-Dec-12 21:02:56

Yes, amoxicillin is safe in the first trimester and if you'd only just conceived it wouldn't have impacted on the baby anyway.
Congratulations! grin

FoofFighter Wed 26-Dec-12 22:52:16

Placenta doesn't kick in till around 10 weeks or so (does it?) so nothing would have crossed over smile

LittleDonkin Thu 27-Dec-12 15:54:39

an I devour the slab of stilton thats in my fridge and have a cheeky baileys then??????

FoofFighter Thu 27-Dec-12 16:04:18

Stilton is fine throughout pregnancy, alcohol - 1 - 2 units is the max a week, preferably none though

LittleDonkin Thu 27-Dec-12 16:05:36

Is it really????? Oh I am glad!!!!! stilton and crackers tonight for supper smile

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