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nervous about 12 week scan

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TheMrs04 Mon 09-Nov-15 16:00:30

Feeling really scared that something has gone wrong! I've still got all the symptoms ms sore boobs and what not! Just I have a gut feeling! Need a little reassurance! Poor DH doesn't know what to say to help. Tia X

wonkylegs Mon 09-Nov-15 16:06:05

I was terrified at my 12 week scan as we found out we lost a previous baby at a scan (17wks) so I'd convinced myself that there was going to be bad news this time too. But there's a definite somersaulting little one in there, I burst into tears when she found it. I'm still worried but I have a 16wk scan a week on Friday which hopefully will make me relax a bit. I can feel it moving atm but even that's not reassuring when I'm having moments of doubt.
Stick with it, it's hard when your mind is like that and I hope everything works out ok

cth1982 Mon 09-Nov-15 16:23:01

Definitely not alone - after a MMC I dreaded going to my scans but I think it is totally natural - we always seem to prepare ourselves for the worst! I am sure you will be fine OP - let us know how you get on!

TheMrs04 Mon 09-Nov-15 16:24:25

Thanks wonky! Means a lot! About 4 years ago we had 2 mc within a year one at 6 weeks and one at 8 weeks. We got to see this little peanut at 6 weeks with a heartbeat but it's niggling at the back of my head and a gut feeling... We only have to wait till Thursday! But it still feels months away xx

TheMrs04 Mon 09-Nov-15 16:34:17

Oh I will let you know!! My mum is really excited as she will be a granny twice in two months! My sister is due to give birth in March to my niece! X

sepa Tue 10-Nov-15 19:52:05

I cried the morning of my 12 week scan as I was convinced that nothing would be found. I'm 22 weeks now and also got the fear before my 20 week scan as I hadn't really felt baby but this was due to anterior placenta.
Good luck with your 12 week scan. I think it's so natural to worry before your scans as they can potentially 'burst your bubble'

brookeberry Tue 10-Nov-15 21:40:18

Hi Mrs it's so incredibly normal to be nervous, especially after mcs. I had 3mcs before this pregnancy around the same times as you. I was convinced something would be wrong at the 12 wk scan - it was brilliant. Then I was very worried at a 15 wk scan I had - it was perfect! And now I have the 20 wk scan in three weeks - getting scared already!! You will be great - let us know how you get on smile

wonkylegs Wed 11-Nov-15 21:58:22

Good luck tomorrow

TheMrs04 Thu 12-Nov-15 04:47:10

Thanks all! I'm up at silly o'clock. Can't sleep to nervous.. Constantly making sure I have everything ready! Roll on 10am! X

cookielove Thu 12-Nov-15 06:47:33

Good luck

TheMrs04 Thu 12-Nov-15 14:00:00

Well all that worrying for nothing! Baby is perfect! Was a pain for the entire scan kept wriggling about! Dated me at 13 weeks not 12 as I thought but it just means I get to see my squidgy earlier smile

RoTo72 Thu 12-Nov-15 14:15:46

Aw that's brilliant news

wonkylegs Thu 12-Nov-15 19:30:06

Yay :-)

TheMrs04 Fri 13-Nov-15 05:12:49

There he/she is! Little squidgy!

RoTo72 Fri 13-Nov-15 08:10:36

Aw lovely! Hope seeing ur wee bean pit ur mind to rest.

TheMrs04 Fri 13-Nov-15 09:10:27

Defiantly did! Seeing it wriggle about made me cry I was convinced something had gone wrong!! Now I can relax and look forward to the rest of my pregnancy!

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