Im sorry to hear your news, Im in the same position right now myself, I just found out 3 weeks ago that Im pregnant but last Thurs I had a pink discharge which turned to brown over the weekend and is still going on. Like you I have noticed that theres little bits of tissue there and I have backache and mild cramps. I went for an internal scan on Monday and she showed me the tiny pregnancy sac and yolk sac but said she couldnt see any sign of a foetus. As I was only 6+4 she told me to come back in 10 days time as the scan was inconclusive. I have no pregnancy symptoms at all and on the same night I done the test 3 weeks ago there was fresh red blood on the toilet tissue. I really dont know whats going on and the thought of waiting another week to find out is horrendous, I think I know myself that Ive miscarried (Ive already had one) but being in limbo is just awful. I have an 8 month old baby girl who was born via C sec last October so I thought maybe that it was too soon after the C sec? Plus the fact that Im an older Mum (Im 38) added to that.
Have you spoken to your hubby about how you feel about trying again if the worst happens? Im sure he will be approachable about it and maybe after talking things through he will understand your predicament?
Really hope all goes well for you, Good luck
I just wanted to say that I had bleeding nearly all the way through my pregancy with my last baby from week 8. I went on to have a healthy baby boy in 2004 who is now a very active 4 year old.
I know every pregnancy is different but I just wanted you to know that you can have bleeding and still go full term without any effects to the baby. The doctors never found a reason for the bleeding and just monitored me closely.
Anyway I am 27 weeks now with baby #2 and have had a little bit of spotting earlier on at 6 weeks but nothing since so fingers crossed.
If the stress is getting to you too much and the hospital/midwives arent very helpful you should look on the internet for a private clinic that will scan you at your request in your area. It can be expensive but I thought it was worth every penny to put my mind at ease with both of my pregnancies. I have been to babybond and they have clinics across the country. It was great for me to find somewhere who would see me immediatley!
Good luck to you all
I tell you what this pregnancy thing is so scary and confusing. I found out I was pregnant about a week ago. I think I'm about 6 weeks....Since I did the test and for a bout a week before I've had mild cramps. I've got my first appointment with the midwife monday, but over the weekend I've also had some light bleeding. Just old blood I hope....it's stopped now, but I keep getting little like grainy pink or brown bits too after I've been to the loo. I keep reading things which makes me think it's going to be okay, and then other stuff that makes me really worried. I guess everyone is different. I don't want to do another test .... . . .I still "feel" pregnant, so fingers crossed.
My heart goes out to all of you where things haven't worked out. The only thing I keep thinking if it doesn't work out for me that it's made me realsie how much I want this, and will make me love my baby a million times more when it finally happens.
Good luck everyone.
Much like Julie a few posts up, I bled an awful lot for the first 12 weeks. It was constant and came in all types EVERY day; brown discharge, pinkish-tinged blood, fresh blood and and one point I was bleeding so hard it was running down my legs and had clots in it. Everytime it happened I was devasted. I'd get used to one type of bleed and accept it might just be the way things are then suddenly there would be blood everywhere....scary stuff. I was convinced it was the end so many times.
ANYWAY - I am now 26 weeks pregnant with the same baby. The early pregnancy unit scanned the baby 4 times and I have since had my standard 20 week scan and 2 others by a specialist (my father in law has nicknamed the baby 'barcode' as it's been scanned that many times...) and no reason for the bleed has ever been found. I am now back to midwifery led care.
So don't despair, bleeding does not always spell the end. I hope this sets a few minds at rest! Xx
I've had some spotting too, first last week at 5+4 for which I was sent to EPU for a scan and they said all is fine and it was implantation bleeding and this morning when I wiped there was again some very light brown (almost beige) spotting. I called the EPU again who said to monitor it and only need to worry if it changes, then call them back - its easy for them to say don't worry but natually you do. I am now 6+5.
It's horrible because you panic everytime you feel something, and I find that bloating, stretching and tenderness isn't as much as it has been.
No point calling the midwife, last time I spoke to her she was very unsympathetic.
I keep thinking I should tell my mum but worried it will cause something.
I was going out of my mind last night and managed to find this page, My daughter is 8 and a half weeks pregnant & later on in the afternoon,my daughter rang me to say she was leaving work to go to the hospital as she started having bad pains and bleeding heavily incl large clots, i just couldnt stop thinking this is it..as last week she was diagnosed with a urine infection, very dehyrated including spotting with brown discharge and knowing she was back in the hospital AGAIN due to bleeding badly i became hysterical, i really thought she was in the process of a m/c so she was told to stay in over night and to have a sca at 8 am this morning...i prayed all night..and now mother and baby are absalutly fine.. baby is very healthy, so i just want to thank you all for telling us ur own personal stories as after reading ur posts i did manage to calm down a little,, so heres my post and i hope that what happened to my daughter may give u some comfort that each pregancy is different i know, but i would suggest that if you do bleed heavily and pass clots, do not automatically think u have m/c ..i would insist that you get a scan asap before the doctor sends u home..Thats what hospitals are there for, you and ur baby are a huge priority and i would demand that a scan just to let u know wether the baby is still there rather than have a doctors txt book diagnosis..
I wish all you mummys the best..and for those that have m/c , my deepest love and floaty Hugs go out to each and every one of u...Thankyou again for being able to read ur individual advice .
yes i also been havin this brownish redish discharge on an off an im three weeks with alittle tisssue of mines on the tissue an im very scared i just had a m/c in november i just no God is goin to see me threw it all with a healthy baby!
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