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21/06/2010 at 16:16
hi im 8 wks pregnant with my third child and feel awful!!!! i started spotting 2weeks ago had a scan all was fine and a heartbeat was detected YAY!!! then after a week the bleeding became heavy so had another scan a few days later was sure it was all over but baby had grown ALOT and had a good strong heartbeat YAY AGAIN!!!!! they said the bleeding dosnt seem 2 b effecting the baby at all but im so scared because it still heavy and fresh and i have no idea why or when its likely 2 stop just wondering if any1 has been through anything similar with a positive outcome???????????
i spotted on and off alot with both my boys and had a full miscarridge in the past but never experienced or heard of anything like this b4 please someone help i think im going mad!!!!
21/06/2010 at 18:28
I would say they need to be looking into what is causing this bleeding surely? Did they not give you any indication when you went for either of these scans??
My friend had something similar and it was related to placenta previa: where the placenta attaches itself close to the opening of the cerfix and causes bleeding. The are different types of previa and this can ccur in roughly 1 in 200 pregnancies. It is not always a problem, however, and in her case righted itslef but any bleeding should always be investigated I think.
If I were you I would ask for more information, for piece of mind if nothing else.
Whatever happens, I wish you well and hope your little one contiues to grow big and strong.
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