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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Thanks everyone.
    I'm being sent home later this afternoon.

    They said 'it' (I hate that term!) should pass as if it was a normal, but heavier, period- as it was still so early.

    Anyone have experience with this? I asked what I could expect, but that's all they said (expect a slightly heavier-than-period bleed)?
    How many weeks were you? I might have been a bit earlier because my bleed was only the day after AF was due, but the bleed was more like lochia than a period. Very heavy with some very dark clots and lasted 7-8 days instead of my usual 5.
    I'm so sorry you're going through this

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    Hey DT, I had quite a heavy bleed then spotting for around a week, I was just 5 weeks. I know a lot of ladies say they get clots but I didn't have anything other than what would be a heavy period. No major cramping or pain. My body is definitely a little out of whack now but I had my mirena in for three years without a period so I don't really know what normal was anyway.

    I think it was harder emotionally for me. I didn't feel connected so didn't grieve, just felt like I let down my husband because I failed to carry, which I know isn't the case, it's just how I felt. Take care of yourself and be kind xx our turn will come again

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    Quote Originally Posted by octonaut View Post
    How many weeks were you? I might have been a bit earlier because my bleed was only the day after AF was due, but the bleed was more like lochia than a period. Very heavy with some very dark clots and lasted 7-8 days instead of my usual 5.
    I'm so sorry you're going through this
    5 weeks.
    If it's around AF time, it's usually a chemical pregnancy, this is well after AF.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Thanks everyone.
    I'm being sent home later this afternoon.

    They said 'it' (I hate that term!) should pass as if it was a normal, but heavier, period- as it was still so early.

    Anyone have experience with this? I asked what I could expect, but that's all they said (expect a slightly heavier-than-period bleed)?
    I'm so sorry for your loss DT75.

    Hugs xxxxxx

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lollyandme View Post
    Hey DT, I had quite a heavy bleed then spotting for around a week, I was just 5 weeks. I know a lot of ladies say they get clots but I didn't have anything other than what would be a heavy period. No major cramping or pain. My body is definitely a little out of whack now but I had my mirena in for three years without a period so I don't really know what normal was anyway.

    I think it was harder emotionally for me. I didn't feel connected so didn't grieve, just felt like I let down my husband because I failed to carry, which I know isn't the case, it's just how I felt. Take care of yourself and be kind xx our turn will come again
    Ok, I am/was 5 weeks too. I feel the same... it sucks

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    It does. My ever practical husband just kept telling me it wasn't meant to be and perhaps it was better this way, my body was rejecting a bad egg or something. He is right based on what the literature says but still you want to rage against the world a little and those things don't help.

    This isn't your fault lovely x

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    5 weeks.
    If it's around AF time, it's usually a chemical pregnancy, this is well after AF.
    To me it doesn't matter if it's technically defined as a chemical or a miscarriage. A loss is a loss and they both feel the same, and being only a few days ahead of me your outcomes may well be similar to mine. Just trying to help.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Thanks everyone.
    I'm being sent home later this afternoon.

    They said 'it' (I hate that term!) should pass as if it was a normal, but heavier, period- as it was still so early.

    Anyone have experience with this? I asked what I could expect, but that's all they said (expect a slightly heavier-than-period bleed)?
    I'm so so sorry

    This happened to me last month at 5 weeks too. I just started bleeding which turned out to be no heavier than normal AF. I was in a lot of pain though! The doc from hospital gave me a script for endone but I never used it. I would suggest heat packs and Panadol. I took a week of work... I was a mess. Please look after yourself DT75. Xxx

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    Sorry to read the sad news @DT75. 😔 wishing you all the best and a safe return to TTC

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    Quote Originally Posted by DT75 View Post
    Thanks everyone.
    I'm being sent home later this afternoon.

    They said 'it' (I hate that term!) should pass as if it was a normal, but heavier, period- as it was still so early.

    Anyone have experience with this? I asked what I could expect, but that's all they said (expect a slightly heavier-than-period bleed)?
    I'm so sorry you are going through this. having been through this 3 times now, I can tell you that it can really vary. The first time (at 5 weeks), It was an extremely painful, clotty, yuck period about 5 days after i would normally have gotten AF and lasted for 10 days, but the heaviest part was the first 3 days.

    The second time(again at 5 weeks), it was a late and heavy period, not as painful but still painful, still lasting 10 days.

    The third time (at somewhere between 6 and 8 weeks), I had no pain at all, but spotted for 3 weeks before having the yuckiest clottiest period which then lasted an extra 10 days on top of that.

    Each time, i was unable to identify when the baby had passed.

    I really hope you are ok and able to move through this. Hoping you have plenty of support as you grieve your loss xx
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