Baby Corner


 
Old 11-23-11, 07:37 PM
Community Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 5
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 20%
Default Can I be having a miscarriage???

Last year I had a miscarriage and it was the hardest thing, now me and my husband are pregnant again and im always thinking that could happen again.. I'm only 5 weeks 2 days pregnant but the other day I went to the bathroom and had literally just one drop of blood after wiping and that was it and the tinest little whiteish/light pink clot like the size of a sunflower seed or smaller (that was the only blood) and that was it, no other bleeding or clotting or anything... idk what to think!


Also I havent been to a doctor yet cause we just found out i was pregnant! so HELP <ACRONYM title=Infertility>if</ACRONYM> you can.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-24-11, 12:12 AM
lauralkemp's Avatar
is the mommy of a 3 year old and expecting #2
Community Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Arizona
Posts: 2,316
Thanked 437 Times
Points: 169
Level: 4
Weekly Activity 16620%
Default

Light spotting is normal early in pregnancy. Do you have an appointment with your doctor set up yet? Some doctors won't see you untill you are past 6-8 weeks but since you have a history of miscarriage you may be high risk and they'd get you in right away.
Good luck.
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-24-11, 10:26 AM
Dopey406's Avatar
is loving her husband and children!
Administrator
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Ohio
Posts: 24,935
Thanked 1,189 Times
Points: 882
Level: 10
Weekly Activity 86070%
Default

I agree with Laura. This early on, bleeding is very normal. In fact, it could be implantation bleeding. Many women don't know that they are pregnant at this stage and mistake any bleeding for a period. I did that with my first pregnancy and didn't even test until I realized that my "period" didn't last more than about a day and was very weird. Low and behold, I was pregnant.

If the bleeding becomes heavier and turns bright red, definitely call your doctor. Otherwise, I'd venture to say that you're good to go.


 
Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-24-11, 01:08 PM
MrsS1stbaby's Avatar
is a mother of 2 beautiful kids!
Grounded Dreamer
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Northeast Florida
Posts: 3,488
Thanked 510 Times
Points: 685
Level: 9
Weekly Activity 67520%
Default

I agree with the other ladies. Spotting early in pregnancy is normal. I'm sorry to hear about your previous loss. I also had a miscarriage last year, but had no symptoms of on whatsoever. And when I got pregnant again afterwards I was always very worried. I did experience some colored discharge & slight spotting, but at our 7 week check up to confirm how far along I was, there was a heart beat. Now my lil man is next me babbling away in his activity center at almost 6 months old.

If you haven't already, call your doctor to set up an appointment.
Reply With Quote
Latest Articles
Pregnant Woman's Guide to The Zika Virus
Get the latest information about the zika virus during pregnancy including how to protect your unborn baby or infant, signs and symptoms, complications, and prevention.

Fetal Development Video
Video showing how a fetus developed during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Fetal Development Video

Adventure Vacations with Your New Family Are Possible
If you spent time as a couple exploring vast areas of the world, that doesn't have to end just because you have a new baby. Here are 6 tips to make your vacations fun for the whole family. Plus, vacation ideas to help you get started.

The "Mozart" Effect: How Music Helps Your Baby's Development
Can your baby really be smarter if your listen to Mozart, or other classical music, during pregnancy?

What to Expect Postpartum: Your Period
The postpartum period brings many changes to a woman's body. Learn what to expect with your period including when it will return and warning signs to watch out for.

May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
May 2017 Baby Photo Contest Winner
"Kiara"
Congratulations jaydipdave!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:10 AM.


Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Free Baby Stuff! | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.