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#1 my4beautifulboys

Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:31 PM

Ive sadly just had another m/c, this will be my third now. After having three beautiful healthy children, i really dont know what is going on, i guess my age isnt on my side as i am 40 now, but i still cant understand what is going on. Its very sad. I was just 5 weeks along according to the scan i had and there was a healthy sac there but it was empty.
I am now having a bleed just like a normal peroid, i have been told by the gynocologist that it will just all pass naturally. With my previous two i had to have a d&c as i was 10, and 11 weeks then. Will i have to have a d&c this time or not, what usually happens at 5 weeks?

#2 Peta Feral

Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:37 PM

I'm so sorry you are going through this. In my experience you wont need a D&C for a miscarriage at 5 weeks, but best to check what your doctor thinks. hhugs.gif

#3 eboyd

Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:44 PM

So sorry for your loss. I only had one m/c and that was devastating for me. Big  bbighug.gif  sending your way.

At 5 weeks I was able to completely pass the entire thing. There was no need for a d and c. Was still very painful when I passed the tissue though. I was able to cope with heat packs and pain killers and the painful part only lasted maybe an hour or two.

I hope this helps some.

Thinking of you in this tough time.


#4 Lauren Bell

Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:51 PM


#5 *Natski82*

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

I just suffered my third miscarriage also after 2 children. It totally sucks and I really feel for you.


#6 my4beautifulboys

Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:55 PM

Thankyou for youre thoughts and kind words, yes m/c is just devastating and so unfair. The last m/c i had earlier this year was really scary, i was almost 12 weeks and had to have an emergency d&c as the bleeding wouldnt stop, so i'm really nervous about what will happen this time. Though i am only 5 weeks.

I'm so sorry for youre losses, its horrible, do take care x

#7 Shellby

Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:03 PM

I found 5 weeks other than some bad cramps it was like a heavier AF for me. The cramps were the painful bit along with my emotions.

I'm sorry your up to #3, its hard to understand when you have had kids before, I have had 4 known now yet had no trouble with my first 2 boys - I have finally really given up now and have stayed on BCP as I can't handle the emotional pain anymore after my unexpected pregnancy and then loss in July.


#8 my4beautifulboys

Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:25 PM

Shellby, Thanks for youre kind words, I'm just feeling so confused right now. I'm so sorry for youre losses, its just heartbreaking. Especially when youve already had children, which i have too.

I really dont know what we'll do now, i don't know whether we'll try again or not, part of me feels i want too, but i also feel that it may just happen again. I am 40 now and my gyno says that the quality of my eggs lessen as you get older, he told me that 30% have a problem in the first 3 months of pregnancy, not that that really helps does it.

#9 Natttmumm

Posted 26 November 2012 - 06:46 PM

So sorry you are going through this. It's so tough.
I had one at 5.5 weeks and it did pass naturally. It wasn't physically painful and I even stayed a work that day - not sure why I did that looking back. There was a fair bit of bleeding on that day and a normal period afterwards for about 5 days.
Take care.

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