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Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 13:54:22

I'd appreciate some hand holding. Currently 7weeks but started bleeding this morning. One big red clot then brown, been cramping for about half an hour now. I've had a mc before (5yrs ago) and this is very similar, but I am booked in with the EPU at 4pm. DH is stuck at work, I don't know what to do or how to fill the time between then and now.

SayItIsntSo1 Thu 04-May-17 14:02:20

I'm here mama. Only 2 hours to go, maybe break it down in to small chunks/steps of what you need to do to get to the waiting room?

I hope you get some positive news.

MrsMozart Thu 04-May-17 14:06:32

Hand holding xx

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 14:07:16

Thank you. Have just had a shower so getting dressed and tidying up a bit.

I was so excited about having a Christmas baby.

MagnumAddict Thu 04-May-17 14:14:31

I'm here too. I know it's hard but have you managed to eat any lunch? If you can't face food please make sure you are drinking.

Tidying up is a good distraction but don't tire yourself too much. If you can maybe put some tv on. Even a repeat of something just to escape from your head a bit and make the time pass.

Or maybe read some mumsnet classics to pass the time.

Keep posting here too if it helps

Frazzled2207 Thu 04-May-17 14:20:54

Handholding here too. Have read loads of stories on here of bleeding mums where it turned out ok. Is scary though.

starae212 Thu 04-May-17 14:33:59

Handholding, I had a huge bleed +clots at 8 weeks, scan was positive and heartbeat a week later, currently 40 weeks with same little bean. Positive thoughts for you.

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 14:46:56

Thank you all. Especially for the positive stories, but I'm thinking that if I expect the worse then I won't be disappointed.

GingerHanna Thu 04-May-17 14:54:41

Hope your appointment has gone well Mamma.

MagnumAddict Thu 04-May-17 15:10:25

Think the OP's appointment is at 4pm ginger

Not long to go now. Thinking of you

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 15:30:17

At hospital now, having a tea in the cafe. Very nervous now.

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 15:30:32

Yes appointment at 4pm.

GingerHanna Thu 04-May-17 15:38:10

Sorry, I'm an hour ahead where I live!

Good luck flowers

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Thu 04-May-17 15:39:27

Good luck flowers

buzzmoon Thu 04-May-17 15:53:24

Hand hold flowers hope everything goes okay

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 16:04:03

Just waiting to be called now. Desperate for a wee but was told to have a full bladder. Very busy here.

MagnumAddict Thu 04-May-17 16:13:38

Hope you get taken really soon

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 17:29:00

I still don't really have an answer. We could see a sac but nothing in it. Mainly brown blood when wiping so nurse thinks either the beginning of mc or my dates are a bit out. Got to go back for another scan in a week.

Since I've been back I've had a bit of a heavier bleed so it's not looking good.

MagnumAddict Thu 04-May-17 17:37:48

I'm so sorry to hear that. Not knowing can be agony.

Keep posting here if you want a distraction at any point. I wouldn't blame you for not wanting to look yet but there is also a lot of good support and advice on the miscarriage support threads.

Of course the most beneficial is rl support so I hope you are able to have dh back home soon and maybe confide in a few close people? Again understand you may not want to go down that road at the moment.

Still hoping and wishing for a positive outcome for you x

Frazzled2207 Thu 04-May-17 17:46:46

So sorry the uncertainty must be the worst.
I do think though that if you do miscarry you will
absolutely know that you have.

MrTurtleLikesKisses Thu 04-May-17 17:55:03

Hope you're ok Mamma.

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 18:23:15

I'm in limbo now and I have no idea how to feel. One minute I'm convinced it's over, then I wonder if there's still a chance. I'm impatient so this is going to be torture.

Justmadeperfectflapjacks Thu 04-May-17 18:25:22

Warm bath and some paracetamol and an early night.
The not knowing is pure hell.
flowers

Mammabear31 Thu 04-May-17 20:03:18

In bed with Ben and Jerry's and a box set. Taken paracetamol as I'm aching from the internal scan. No more red blood.

Mummamayhem Thu 04-May-17 20:05:09

How awful to be left waiting. Fingers crossed for you. Ben and Jerry's plus film sounds ideal.

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