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Positive stories of healthy babies after bleeding

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VirtualSantaHat Tue 16-Dec-14 11:07:08

Please I need a hand to hold

I have had a couple of very stressful days at work, little sleep and had anaesthetic and paracetamol on advice of dentist

I have just started bleeding fairly heavily

I am distraught

boatrace30 Tue 16-Dec-14 11:30:44

How pregnant are you? I had fairly heavy bleeding at 4 and again at 5 weeks. All ended up okay, I am now 15weeks. Scan showed a blood clot which has now been reabsorbed. This is fairly common.
See your GP asap and ask for a referral to EPU, or speak to midwife if you have had your booking appt.

VirtualSantaHat Tue 16-Dec-14 11:35:21

10 weeks

Waiting for call back from epu

Thanks for replying

cryhavoc Tue 16-Dec-14 11:41:21

I had a bleed when I was about ten weeks pregnant. It seemed like a terrifying amount of blood at the time. The baby I was so worried about is 6 years old now.
I hope everything is ok for you.

HellKitty Tue 16-Dec-14 11:42:51

I had a massive blood loss at 13 weeks, went to hospital and was told gently that they thought I'd mc. Went for a scan and he was still in there. He's 14 now smile

I hope everything is ok.

strawberryshoes Tue 16-Dec-14 11:44:13

Bled at 8 weeks with DD1 and at 10 weeks with DD2. Both fine healthy babies, full term.

Really hoping you are just passing a clot or having an implantation bleed.

((Holds hand))

juneau Tue 16-Dec-14 11:45:03

Bleeding can mean something or nothing, but you can't tell without a scan, unfortunately, which one of those things it is and even the colour of the blood can't always give you an indication.

I had some bleeding around 10-11 weeks with DS1 and he's now seven-years-old. I hope the news is good for you.

hagred Tue 16-Dec-14 12:02:25

I've sat on both sides of this.
With my first pregnancy, I had no bleeding then miscarried suddenly at 12 wks, the day before my first scan.

With my second pregnancy, I bled on and off for the first 3 months, then went on to have a perfectly healthy baby boy (now 2 yrs). My bleeding was sometimes so heavy that it would be running down my legs before I got to the loo to sort myself out. I got a reassurance scan each time which confirmed all was fine.

Basically, bleeding doesn't have to mean anything is wrong, but it also could be a sign of something sinister to come and a scan is the only way of knowing. Every woman and every pregnancy is different.

Try thinking positively, as most pregnancies turn out just fine.

SunshineAndShadows Tue 16-Dec-14 12:25:48

My friend naked all the way through her pregnancy - to the point she was hospitalised twice and nearly needed a transfusion. She had placenta previa. Totally uneventful planned CS and beautiful healthy baby girl smile

SunshineAndShadows Tue 16-Dec-14 12:26:30

Umm that should be ' my friend bled' not naked. Bloody autocorrect! blush

Willdoitinaminute Tue 16-Dec-14 20:07:39

I had big bleed at 13 weeks a few hours after nuchal fold scan. I had a number of further bleeds until 20 weeks. Then I was in and out of hospital with pregnancy induced hypertension culminating in last month of pregnancy a permanent feature on anti natal inpatients. DS was born at 36 weeks.
He is now sat next to me watching Harry Potter, a bright, tall, sporty 10 yr old.
I had had a number of miscarriages before hand but only had mild spotting with these to indicate anything was wrong.

Gileswithachainsaw Tue 16-Dec-14 20:10:44

I bled for weeks. clots the the size of a Mars bar at times. loomed lime a scene from jaws in the bath. I had a sub chorionic haematoma.

DD2 is now 4

Somanyillustrations Tue 16-Dec-14 20:11:20

I had a heavy bleed at 14 weeks and 21 weeks with DD, and another at 16 weeks with DS. Healthy 4 year old and 8 month old asleep upstairs now. All horrendous at the time, but now a distant memory. I really hope it goes the same way for you flowers

Islander79 Tue 16-Dec-14 20:26:06

I bled at 5 weeks, then pretty much all the time ( v lightly) from 30 weeks. My son is 4 next month smile

SparkleZilla Tue 16-Dec-14 20:29:25

i had an extremely heavy bleed (with clotting) at 16 (or 14 cant remember) weeks, he's 9 now

The dr said "lots of women have this, but the drs go in too quickly to d&c and at that point its too late" make sure you have a scan BEFOre you make any decisions xxx

good luck

GoldfishSpy Tue 16-Dec-14 20:31:07

Bled at 8 weeks for about 2 weeks.
5 year old twins now running about on the landing (they were put to bed over an hour ago....)

DixieNormas Tue 16-Dec-14 20:31:27

My bleeding started at about 14 weeks, really really heavy gushing. It happened on and off until around 23 weeks.

Ds2 is now 11, he was born 5 weeks early (not to do with the bleed) and is fab.

Never found out what caused it, I had some spotting with ds5 too

ouryve Tue 16-Dec-14 20:36:07

Had heavy bleeding with clots at 6 weeks in my first pregnancy and then another lighter bleed, about once a month, until about 24 weeks. He's now an 11 year old, chattering away whilst writing Christmas cards.

Mrscaindingle Tue 16-Dec-14 20:40:24

Just wanted to add mine, had a bleed 6 weeks into my first pregnancy and sat sobbing at my GP appointment while he sat as far away from me as possible and told me I was having a miscarriage, without making eye contact once.
I was sent to the early pregnancy unit for a scan and had detatched so much from the whole thing, trying to pretend I was immune from the worry . I sat in the waiting room reading a book while anxious couples sat around me.
To my astonishment I was shown the foetus complete with a heartbeat, it seemed like a miracle.
He is a now a monosyllabic, surly (yet gorgeous) 14 year old now grin

Macloveswill Tue 16-Dec-14 20:47:10

I had a bleed at 8 weeks, then again at 13 weeks and everything was fine. I had extra scans, just to make sure, but all was well. I think mine were brought on by flight pressure as both were after European flights. Healing thoughts that everything is fine for you too flowers

Mama1980 Tue 16-Dec-14 20:49:59

Just adding my support.
I bled to the point of haemorrhage with both of mine. Lots and lots of blood, clots etc. Their 6 and 2 now.

VirtualSantaHat Tue 16-Dec-14 23:01:26

thanks for all your messages

I have a scan on Thursday so keeping fingers crossed until then

Somanyillustrations Wed 17-Dec-14 20:21:00

Good luck for tomorrow Virtual flowers

GoldfishSpy Fri 19-Dec-14 11:11:36

How did it go, Virtual?

Been thinking of you and hoping for the best.

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