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I just got back from my first u/s and they told me that there was bleeding around the amniotic sac. Anybody else have this? They said that it happens a lot and usually isn't anything to worry about. She tells me it's a really tiny area....then actually reads what the tech put down and freezes. She then kind of back pedals, gets flustered and repeats that it's a really tiny area. Really.<br>
I haven't had any bleeding or cramping so that seemed to reassure her that there wasn't a prob. But I'm like the biggest worry wort in the world so now I'm worried. But is there anything you can DO to minimize the bleeding?
 

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I did a google search and found this:<br><br><a href="http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071128120459AAI5hDc" target="_blank">http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...8120459AAI5hDc</a><br><br>
Hope that helps!
 

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If this is the same thing as a subchorionic hemorrhage, there is very little reason to worry. I had one at 7ish weeks, with bleeding and cramping. I freaked out. I did a ton of research and asked a few people (including my midwife) and found that if small, it's totally no big deal. Large ones can be a bit trickier, I think...but my midwife said that she never had a mom lose a baby from a subchorionic hemorrhage. I have another friend who had one at 9 weeks, and everything was fine within a week after that.<br><br>
Sending hugs your way! I know how stressful it is. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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I had an ultra sound today and the tech found the exact same thing. She also told me it's common and it happens A LOT. So I was trying to find some info on the net, I'm not finding a lot. I wish I had some answers to help you. My thoughts and prayers are with you, and I know exactly what your going through. I'm 9 weeks and have no bleeding or cramping. I have to go for an u/s in 4 weeks to see if the bleeding has stopped. The only thing she said was pelvic rest (no sex or anything like that) I don't know what else I'll do for 4 weeks but worry!
 

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If this is a subchrionic hemorrage then yeah I had one at 12 weeks with my dd. Hubby and I had just got done being intimate and I went to the bathroom and tons of bright red blood on the tp. I think I even passed a clot. It was scary. No cramping whatsoever. But that first gush was all I had and it cleared up within hours. Went to the dr for a u/s and saw the s/h. She said my uterus looked funky (my words, can't remember what she said) but it looked wrinkly, not normal in the one corner. That was all I ever had of that. My cervix was closed. Never had any other problems. My daughter was born 6 days before her due date, healthy, beautiful and still is today.<br><br>
Courage dear mama. I'm praying for you.
 

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Thanks, it probably isn't a big deal but I had a threatened miscarriage w/ #1 before I was able to see a doctor and that really freaked me out since I didn't know what was going on. There was just really bad pain and lots of blood for about an hour then it cleared up. So far no blood for this one. I just wonder why they bother saying something if it's really common and hardly ever a big deal.
 
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