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How long for negative test

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BeyondHope Sat 10-Feb-18 09:48:31

Does anyone know if I should still be getting a positive pregnancy test 6 weeks after birth? Thank you.

PickleSarnie Sat 10-Feb-18 10:12:03

Why are you testing? Is there a chance you can actually be pregnant?

ClareB83 Sat 10-Feb-18 10:38:05

Google reckons 3-4 weeks.

BeyondHope Sat 10-Feb-18 10:48:45

I lost my baby quite late on over Christmas. Had quite a lot of bleeding and the doctors were worried about retained placenta. The bleeding stopped and the doctors were happy I would have passed the retained placenta. A pregnancy test at the time showed positive. Now I've been bleeding for about 2 weeks. Took a test and positive. No chance I could be pregnant. I guess I need to give them a call as there is a chance not everything has come away? I gave birth to my little boy and the midwife told me the placenta had come away in one piece.

fidgetsmumx Sat 10-Feb-18 10:53:40

Call them urgently, they should scan you.

PickleSarnie Sat 10-Feb-18 10:55:28

Sorry about your loss x Definitely call the midwives or hospital.

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