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argh bleeding....again! please help

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CuppaCiggieBiccieBliss Sat 06-Apr-13 20:11:09

I'm 11+4 with dc 2. I've already had one large bleed (flooding, having to sit on the loo for hours) thankfully baby was/is(?) fine. My pregnancy with dd was pretty similar and she's a beautiful, cheeky 4 going on 14 year old grin
Anyway I started bleeding this afternoon, very lightly. It's now very heavy, 2 nighttime pads every hour or so and fresh red blood. I don't have any cramps, just a tender lower back. Dd is in bed and dp is at work. Should I see how it goes? I know the early pregnancy unit doesn't scan at the weekend so it seems pointless going really.sorry I'm rambling now sad

TheAccidentalEgghibitionist Sat 06-Apr-13 20:29:20

Sorry that youre going through this, it sounds scary.
How about calling OOHs? Not sure you should leave it. Perhaps you can get booked in for Monday?

carcassonne Sat 06-Apr-13 22:19:53

Hi Cuppa sorry you are going through this too. I'm 14 weeks now and have had on and off bleeding. Mainly small bleeds, but all fresh red blood. This week I had a really big bleed with some humongous clots. Midwife came out, couldn't find heartbeat. Had to wait 2 days for scan. Totally freaked out. Baby ABSOLUTELY FINE!

Apart from having a low placenta (quite normal at this stage) they can't find any reason for my bleeding. I also had it, though not quite so heavy, with DD who is now 3.

Hope this reassures you a little bit - it's so hard and stressful I know but big bleeds can be normal for some people. Definitely worth ringing EPAU when they are open and obviously if it gets worse/gets painful worth calling hospital for advice.

DoodleAlley Sat 06-Apr-13 22:31:52

Are you rhesus negative? If so you need advice in whether you need an anti d injection or not

Themobstersknife Sat 06-Apr-13 22:37:23

I would say see how it goes. I bled through all my pregnancies. The one that ended in mc was very obviously mc due to the pain. I would say bleeding without any pain means you have a good chance of all being ok. Good luck m'dear.

looneytune Sat 06-Apr-13 22:39:34

I was going to mention RHNeg but even if you're not, I don't think you should leave it. Not saying because anything will be wrong with the baby but I think a large blood loss should b checked out. Good luck and keep us posted x

carcassonne Sat 06-Apr-13 22:42:18

You won't need an anti0d injection - current guidelines are not to give 'till 12 weeks.

DoodleAlley Sat 06-Apr-13 23:06:46

I mentioned anti d because if she is pre 12 weeks they might play it safe because she hasn't been officially dated yet and is v close.

I could be wrong but, as has been said already by someone else, I'd be getting a bleed checked out anyway if at all possible.

CuppaCiggieBiccieBliss Sun 07-Apr-13 09:05:51

Thanks for the replies. We ended up at the hospital in the early hours as the bleeding got worse and the house looks like a scene from a horror movie. I'm booked in for a scan on Tuesday so fingers crossed everything is ok.

HokeyCokeyPigInAPokey Sun 07-Apr-13 09:07:27

Fingers crossed for you here x

juwie Sun 07-Apr-13 09:10:35

The same thing happened to me on ds2, it was very scary,i really hope everything is ok,please update and let us know.

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