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How do I stop worrying?!

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1990fran · 04/08/2020 08:43

Hi ladies

I had a miscarriage a yr and half ago lost baby at 6 wks found out at 12 wk.scan, im pregnant now, I went for what I thought was 6 wk viability scan on 29th july but turns out im 10.5 weeks, now 11 weeks, we saw baby on screen and heartbeat flicker. I have a NHS scan 2 wks from now but cant help worry read so much stuff online that people still lost thier babies even after seeing heartbeat, I literally can't sleep and off food because I am so scared, i read that chances are low but read so many horror stories and as i have lost one before its just something I cant stop thinking about and 2 wks from now seems forever away! Plus on scan thinking back he never told me the rate of heartbeat just saw it on screen the flicker and now im beating myself up thinking why did I not ask him what the rate was :(

OP posts:
1990fran · 04/08/2020 08:44

Sorry its a bit of a ranting post just after some reassurance and advice! X

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ShyOwl · 04/08/2020 08:52

Hi OP,
Sorry about your previous miscarriage, I miscarried my first pregnancy at 7 weeks, it did over shadow my second but I now have a very cheeky 2.5 year old and due my second next month

I don't know if there's really a way to stop the worry, it's a valid worry. You've seen the heartbeat and that's a huge step Thanks hope it all goes well for you

peachypetite · 04/08/2020 09:06

Sorry to hear how anxious you are feeling. I also felt incredibly anxious before my 12 week scan. The only thing I can suggest is making plans to keep yourself busy so that the time goes faster.

Chicken123 · 04/08/2020 09:08

So sorry about your past miscarriage. It’s not easy. I had one at 5 weeks at the beginning of June and recently found out I’m pregnant again. And to say I’m anxious is a huge understatement!
I have all faith in this pregnancy though.
No point fretting over the “what could be’s”, and just take it day by day x

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