Glad to hear you had a good day, Green Cheese
Good day yesterday then spotting last night, and gone again this morning. :-( f@&" it.
Fx it clears up GreenCheese.
Skittle due 07/04/2014
4 days until Friday Green Cheese xx
I just wanted to join this thread as I think it is an important one! I fell naturally last year in May on our first attempt, and I was one of those blissfully ignorant ladies who was over the moon to be pregnant and the thought that something could go wrong didn't even enter my mind. I thought because I fell so easily, that it was 'meant to be'.
I went in for a dating scan at what I thought was eight weeks, and there was no heartbeat, it was a blighted ovum, and I was just distraught. I was so shocked, and because of my age (42) I was terrified that I would not be able to fall again. I tried to miscarry naturally, but after several weeks, it just wasn't happening, so I had a D&C in August.
Since then I had what I think was a chem in late Sept, and fell sometime in December, with a positive BFP on 2nd January, although AF was a week late, so I'm not exactly sure of my dates, maybe I implanted late, or ovulated late. So I could be anywhere from 5 - 6 weeks at the moment. I have a scan booked on the 20th Jan, and I am absolutely terrified that I'll be told there is no heartbeat again. I don't even know how I can go through with the ultrasound to be honest... Not sure I'll cope at all, even though I know I have to if I want to know whether my baby is alive or not...
My symptoms come and go, so one minute I'm sure everything is fine, the next I think I'm not pregnant at all. I wish there was an easier way to tell.
Good luck with the ladies getting scans this week, I look forward to hearing your positive stories!
Sorry to hear of your experiences with miscarriage.
If it's any consolation, I was very much like you during the first trimester of my current pregnancy - one minute I was sure, the next not at all! I'm anxious now before every scan I have - can't help it. It's been nothing but good news so far though - hopefully it's the same for you! Only one week till your appointment! I've found what helps me sometimes is doing visualization - picturing bub happy and healthy inside, or holding them in your arms when they're born. Good luck and keep us posted on how you go x
Weird, I know, so if I don't think about being pregnant for a few hours while I'm working, and kind of forget, then I get all upset that I've not been concentrating and might have let my little one die in the meantime... Talk about making it difficult for myself!
I haven't had blood tests done yet as my doctor is away, but I need to get them done and get a referral before my appointment on Monday, so I'm going to have to brave up to a new GP and just get them done.
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