So is this the beginning of a miscarriage? I've actually never had one, so I really don't know if it was something triggered by sex, or if it was maybe already starting yesterday with the stomache cramps and everything.
I have my first appointment with my midwife next monday, and will keep the appoinment for now because I think I should probably go in and find out officially? I don't know, I've honestly never gone through this before, never experienced bleeding like this during pregnancy.
I'm just so sad.
raising my two sunshine children.
I'll call the midwife, but as I'm brand new (and only going for my first appointment on Monday) I don't know that they can bring me in prior to that. I'll call at break and see. The not knowing is killing me. I'm trying to stay positive and hope that it's normal. But I just don't know. After the cramping I had yesterday, I just can't feel good about it.
raising my two sunshine children.
SAHM (32) Married to DH (32). Loving my DD ('06), DS ('08), and DD ('11)
Still waiting for a call back from the office. Odds are I'll probably have to wait until Monday at this point, though, unless they can manage to squeak me in tomorrow. This is my first time with a midwife so I don't know how different they are than OB's (who generally make me wait at least a week for an appointment, argh).
The bleeding has completely stopped, there's some mild cramping but no different than the normal ligament stretching pain I've been having for weeks. DP says no more sex until we see the midwife, though. I've been banned. :P
Also wanted to add that my cousin also had this happen (after intercourse) scared the crap out of her, the nurse on the phone even told her it waas most likely a miscarriage but when she went in (after it completely stopped) her Dr told her it seemed her cervix just got bumped pretty hard and all those capillaries in there all swollen during pregnancy makes it bleed a lot with very little trama (which is why we can sometimes bleed or spot after what seems like a pretty gentle exam or cervical check)
She and DH just had to be a bit more gentle and stay away from positions that meant deep penetration as to not hit the cervix. Some of our cervix's are more easily irritated than others.
Hope this is all this was for you and the fact it stopped is a great sign just take it easy for a few days but getting checked out will make ya feel better.
mama to the Brady bunch 3 boys, 3 girls.
DS Jan '02, DD Jan '04, DD Oct '05, DS Spt '07, DS Jan '10, DD Jun '11 Our
I'm seeing my midwife today. Keep your fingers crossed for me? I'm just so sad.
Robyn - In with Tyson, Gothy Mama to Jasmyn (March 12 2003), Grayson (August 2 2005), my Aurora Hope (m/c Nov 10 2010), and Sydney Rayne (September 17 2011) x3
I hope that all went well with your midwife. I have you in my thoughts. Blessings.
~Karenso happy to be mothering my four... DS ('94), DS ('94), DD ('00), and DS -- June 8, 2011, our UC baby!
mama to 9 year old h 3 year old z and brand spanking new baby m
Thanks for the thoughts. I saw my midwife on Monday, and although she said bleeding was nothing to be concerned about, she agreed to send me for an ultrasound given that I've had cramping and a tiny bit of clot-like discharge. I'm heading out in a couple of hours for the appointment. Keep your fingers crossed for me!
The pregnancy symptoms are still diminishing. I have energy again, no appitite (was eating non-stop a week ago), the sore boobs are gone, etc. I swear my pants are even less snug than before. Arghh.
Three hours to go, and then I'll know for sure.
Saw and heard a very strong heartbeat, and the baby is actually further along than expected so they've moved my due-date up to June 19th. My daughter's birthday is June 18th....so we very could end up with a sharesy birthday...yikes!
So this whole experience has pretty much taught me to not trust my body and intuition, haha. My pregnancy symptoms completely went away, I had red and brown blood with some small clotting, yesterday I had cramping that I could have sworn was similar to labour pains (but in retrospect was probably an allergic reaction to onion, which I really should not have eaten, heh), and I just haven't felt pregnant. So yeah...I suck.
Thanks for the positive thoughts. I'm so relieved! Had to promise my partner that I wouldn't have any more stressful moments this entire pregnancy, heh.
woot for a heartbeat!! So happy for you, sometimes it's hard to trust our bodies especially when you have so many diiminishing symptoms. My due date is 1 day shy of my 3 y/o's bday...so cool!!