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I Had a Miscarriage

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    I Watched His Heart Stop.

    I was 15 years old and i was living in Califonia at the time, And i was living with a sibling and their spouse in a tiny little shoe box of a house that was two bedrooms. so 3 people 3 dogs and a cat...and a baby no one knew about. I had gotten pregnant by my boyfriend at the...
    SystemK SystemK 22-25 3 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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    I lost my baby at 5 weeks back in February

    after taking over 2 years to conceive. I only knew I was pregnant for a week, but I already felt so much love for the little life starting inside me. When I discovered I was starting to bleed, I freaked out, and though I tried to tell myself that it's not uncommon to bleed a...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    My whole life all I ever wanted was to be loved.

    You know, that deep "I know you and accept all of you" kind of love you read about. It's a lie. Nobody could possibly have that. It would destroy me if anyone knew just how screwed up I am. That when I cry for 'no reason' I know deep down it's because life is so often misery...
    HollyHawk HollyHawk 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    I lost my baby :( I'm

    so depressed idk what to say..,
    hayhaytaytay hayhaytaytay 13-15, F 19 Responses Dec 6

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    A friend of mine called tonight to tell me she

    was having a miscarriage. She called me because she knew I had a miscarriage back in 2011 and I'm very open about how that effected my life. In talking with her it brought back all the feelings I had about mine. All the emotions I carried for so long. All the hurt I had. I...
    Dreamingofhim0514 Dreamingofhim0514 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 13

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    Father's Loss

    When people talk about having a miscarriage, they assume how painful it is for the mother. It is without a doubt extremely painful for her but I think people forget that the joy that was once there was a double joy.  It was a shared joy and when a woman suffers a miscarriage so...
    KingofSwords KingofSwords 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 7, 2013

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    It started yesterday evening.

    This is my second one and I'm devastated. I'm wondering if something is wrong with me. If ill ever be able to have a healthy pregnancy. It just sucks. I was SO careful both times it happen. I am 25 and well, for my age this shouldn't be happening. I go to the doctor in a few...
    mj0233774 mj0233774 22-25, F Oct 4

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    A Chapter Ended Before It Began...

    I want to start by saying, I am not a woman. I can't know how a woman feels when she loses a child, nor do I claim to compare my pain to it. This is a story, from my point of view, from watching what she went through and having to carry on and help hold her up as well. In 2009...
    LEBsCreations LEBsCreations 22-25, M 7 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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    I had a miscarriage in early August

    and ever since I've been extremely depressed and suicidal. I was so excited to have a baby (something I've been dreaming of for years) and was absolutely crushed when I had a miscarriage. I became so detached from my boyfriend because he wouldn't talk about it with me that it...
    madispute madispute 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    I think i am having a miscarriage my husband

    dont know what to say my family and his are saying it could just be bleeding since it is happening during my regular period time. I have a appointment to the doctor on wensdays. the doctor I went to on friday said that I don't need to go to the ER for just bleeding that the...
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I had a miscarriage three weeks ago

    while I was at work. it was the most physically traumatizing experience I've ever remembered enduring. and what's worse? i had no idea I was pregnant. I feel unbelievably numb and empty.
    EsotericDestiny EsotericDestiny 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Sadness

    I got pregnant on my wedding night. How is that for timing.  I have an extremely active and stress filled life.  I was so shocked.  I just couldn't believe I was actually pregnant.  I was just tired and nauseated which I thought was from working so much to cover for the time...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2012

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    It started yesterday evening.

    This is my second one and I'm devastated. I'm wondering if something is wrong with me. If ill ever be able to have a healthy pregnancy. It just sucks. I was SO careful both times it happen. I am 25 and well, for my age this shouldn't be happening. I go to the doctor in a few...
    mj0233774 mj0233774 22-25, F Oct 4

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    I had a miscarriage a week ago.

    It was my first pregnancy and I just feel empty. I've never drank, smoked or done drugs and I made sure my body was in good condition for the day that I have kids. I have been with the daddy for about 5 months. I was 6 weeks pregnant. I only knew for a few days but I instantly...
    arsinoe arsinoe 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 13

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    I lost my baby this weekend.

    I am completely devastated. My heart broke into a million pieces. Everything was going great. My husband and I were so excited about having our second child. Then, without warning, I started bleeding. At first it was a little bit. I held out hope that it was going to be "ok...
    leggypeggy leggypeggy 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Lost And Found

    I remember the days very well. The physical pain, the emotional hurt and the grieving. The first time, the second, the third and a few more over the years. I went numb. Time stood still for a while. Then I remember I was not the only one in pain, hurting and grieving. I...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 4 Responses Oct 27, 2012

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    "Ode To Emily"

    I will never get to kiss the scrape on your knee and slowly dry your tears. I will never get to see you in your prom dress. I will never get to lecture you about right or wrong, and I will never get to spend my last cent buying you a gift just to see you smile. But I will miss...
    Kathryn7May Kathryn7May 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2013

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    Losing My Son!

    This would be the first thing that I would write about the whole labor and delivery of CJ but its probably the best thing to do. Well at about 11 or a little after we dropped Christopher *my boyfriend* off at his house and I was having little, but strong cramps in my...
    cjsmama12907 cjsmama12907 16-18, F 7 Responses Dec 23, 2007

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    I just want to have a family with my husband

    so bad. But ever since miss carried out son last October, he won't even try again... Should I just give up?
    Samanthaladale Samanthaladale 18-21 4 Responses Oct 25

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    After 8 wonderful years of marriage my husband

    and I were so excited to share our news that we were expecting. This was our first pregnancy. We found out at 8 weeks that the baby no longer had a heartbeat. I was so heartbroken. I am so ready to be a mommy and I know my husband will be a wonderful father. When the doctor...
    80buttercup 80buttercup 31-35, F 8 Responses Apr 9

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    It was Easter Sunday nine years ago

    that I bled. I miscarried my first child. It was hard because I was already emotionally attached, and yet from the beginning of the pregnancy I knew intuitively that something was wrong. My mother said that I had caused the miscarriage by worrying too much! Nonsense. I just knew...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 16

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    I had a miscarriage at nine weeks in June.

    The fetus had stopped growing at 6 weeks, but it took my body another 3 weeks to miscarry. It was an agonizing wait. I kept hoping the doctors were wrong. I was stuck, waiting and waiting for the miscarriage to happen. It's been four months since then. I never felt the...
    Corly Corly 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    Miscarriages Happen To Teens Too

    I was three months along, almost four when it happened. I was in bed asleep with a felt this painful cramp on my side. I knew right then what was happening. I went to the bedroom and saw that I was bleeding. At the ER the nurses were all very nice and friendly but the doctor...
    NorthWind NorthWind 26-30, F 26 Responses Dec 18, 2006

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    I am still in the process of having it.

    Have been bleeding extremely heavy, fever, nausea, body aches and sever cramping... Pale as a ghost, feel like im going to pass out. My heart is broken. My husband and I wanted this baby so bad. I dont know if I could even bare to try for another baby... I feel like I dont want...
    HarborLove HarborLove 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 1

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    I had a miscarriage a year ago this month.

    I still feel empty cause my child's father was no Where near comfort. we fault way much more after that he told me I killed his baby, an that my uterus isn't **** that I can't carry a baby. it still hurts to this day. I try to talk to him about how I'm still feeling but he...
    byancax33 byancax33 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 12

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    Teen Miscarriage - Grieving Decades

    Later There are so few articles that deal with the grieving process decades later. Even fewer for miscarriage, and non existent for teen miscarriage. Our society frowns upon teen pregnancy. Sadly, teen moms and their children are stigmatized. Hence, a teenager who has...
    imselby imselby 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I lost my baby this past week

    and my husband said I had to deal with it by my self because he was working.
    leaf90McC leaf90McC 22-25, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    My name is Emily, I'm 19 years old,

    and I'm currently having a silent miscarriage. The baby stopped growing at 8 weeks and I'm currently 12 weeks along. My body wants this baby so badly that it won't let the baby go. This type of miscarriage is very uncommon and it's horrible. It's so hard knowing that at any...
    Emilia0659 Emilia0659 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    I had an ultrasound at 8 weeks.

    Everything was fine, saw the heartbeat and everything. A week later, the heart stopped and it stopped growing. My body still thought it was pregnant. At 12 weeks and 2 days, I started bleeding. I had lost the baby, but didn't know it. After a horrendous trip of the hospital and...
    mGeSLO mGeSLO 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    about 7 years ago, i fell pregnant,

    i didnt know for about a month, but i took a test and found out i was pregnant. I was 14, i didn't know how to react. i dont know if it was denial or just pure disbelief, but i remember i was so happy, not particularly because i had a little life growing inside of me but because...
    mommieofanangel mommieofanangel 18-21, F Jun 20

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    I Miscarried...

    A few weeks ago... At the beginning of the month I had found out I was pregnant. I was very happy, but I was only a few weeks along and didn't want to start telling everyone until we were at a good state within the pregnancy... and for good reason... only two days into knowing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Aug 30, 2011

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    I have had three miscarriages.

    All three this year. it seemed that every time I would get my hopes up after seeing the faint positive on the pregnancy tests my world would shatter. I would start bleeding and cramping then I would my baby. my precious child. it breaks me every time I think about what each one...
    openlycurious openlycurious 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 16

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    Commonplace Occurrences

    The thing about miscarriages is that they are very, very common. Many women miscarry without even realizing they were pregnant in the first place.  Conception and growth and development of babies is a far more complex thing than you might believe, given population statistics...
    milkynips milkynips 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 29, 2012

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    I've had 2, both when I was 12 weeks along.

    I always feel awkward when people express their sympathy to me because I'm not sad about it. I will meet them in heaven someday and it will be awesome! :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 11

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    a month and a half ago,

    i miscarried a child i didnt know was there. like many of you i feel entirely numb and useless. at sixteen i had an abortion which resulted in me bleeding for seven weeks and the idea was raised i wouldnt be able to conceive. now my doctor thinks i cant carry a baby to full term...
    eviemay6 eviemay6 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 13

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    I was 10 weeks pregnant

    when I started to miscarry my baby and the hardest part was that it was on thanksgiving and having my family ask how my pregnancy was going then having to tell them the news. This was the saddest thanksgiving and worst day ever. I'm still trying to wrap my head around all this.
    princesskatara princesskatara 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    Born Into The Father's Arms.

    The past several years have just been an up and down roller coaster for me, I can't seem to find a calm point in my life. I had a miscarriage when I was 26, my fiance, who is now my husband was in the army at the time so I rarely got to see him during those times. The pregnancy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 29 Responses Jun 28, 2011

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    Grieving

    I don't want to talk to people I know about it. I don't want to share my misery with people, even online. But this grief is building inside me, and I fear its release. Everywhere I look, there are children or things pertaining to children. Its been 8 days since my miscarriage...
    nepenthe333 nepenthe333 22-25, F 4 Responses May 24, 2013

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    It started yesterday evening.

    This is my second one and I'm devastated. I'm wondering if something is wrong with me. If ill ever be able to have a healthy pregnancy. It just sucks. I was SO careful both times it happen. I am 25 and well, for my age this shouldn't be happening. I go to the doctor in a few...
    mj0233774 mj0233774 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I don't know if I'll ever be able to fully

    recover from what happened, but the days are starting to become more bearable. I'm paying attention in school -- I'm doing quite well actually, I've become less moody, at least during the day, he and I are talking, although we don't talk about the incident. I had some pretty...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 23

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    Before I tell this story,

    I need to make some things known. I've always had irregular periods. Vastly irregular, actually. One month it will be 5 or 6 days late, and the next month, it may be 2 or 3 WEEKS late. However, I still ovulate the normal 2 weeks after a period. Now for the story. I lived with...
    snyper89 snyper89 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    I Was Starting To Love My Baby...

    I was told by my doctor about two months ago that I was pregnant. I of course asked for an ultrasound so we could find out how far along I am. We went for the ultrasound the next week, they couldnt see anything. I felt worries but the reassured me all would be fine. My doctor...
    LaceyJane08 LaceyJane08 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    First of all, I would like to say hello to

    everyone reading this comment and thankyou in advance for any advise/support that you may give me. (long read) My first miscarriage happened almost 2 years ago and I was devastated, I just thought, why me. When it happened I thought that I was 16 weeks pregnant but when I got...
    pandapoop16 pandapoop16 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 4

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    December 15-16, 2012.

    I was 18 years old (turning 19 in 2 months), I had been with my boyfriend for a year and a half, and, despite using protection, I had gotten pregnant a little over a month ago. It wasn't planned, and we were using protection, but that doesn't mean it wasn't wanted. From the...
    KC94 KC94 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    when i was 16 i was raped.

    that rape resulted in me getting pregnant. i decided then an there to do my best to care for the baby. then 4 months later i miscarried a little boy. when that happened i hit a rough patch so to speak. then i picked the broken pieces of my heart up and tried to move on. it was...
    Nursesaide14 Nursesaide14 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 18

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    Dreamingofhim0514 Dreamingofhim0514 26-30, F Oct 15

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    Losing My Peanut At 17 Weeks

    My name is McKenzie and I am 17 years old and a senior I'm highschool. In July, I was at a graduation party and I had been drinking and I got pregnant. It was unexpected because I thought I was unable to conceive because I have polycystic ovarian syndrome. I found out I was...
    mamamack mamamack 18-21, F 20 Responses Nov 7, 2013

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    I Had A Miscarriage.

    it was very unexpected. we weren't planning on having a child. i got pregnant though. and not long after i had a miscarriage. at first i was speechless. i didn't know what to do. as the day went on it sunk in and i just felt horrible and worthless. though it wasn't planned it...
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    It's now been 5 months

    since I had a miscarriage. It was one of the hardest things I've ever experienced. The father of the child was amazing. He had a very hard time with it too, though. We were happily expecting a child, only for it to be taken away from us. I wouldn't wish that sort of pain on...
    aparadiso08 aparadiso08 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 22

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    Losing a child is hard Loving something in your

    belly for so long then its gone whoever said you cant love something you never had lied...id do anything to have my babies in my arms yes im young (im almost 15) im using my sisters account temporary because of bullying on mine but its been a hard experience and I cant get...
    brianalynne69 brianalynne69 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I had a relationship with a man

    who lived out of town. He flew in to visit me and I flew out to visit him. I didn't know that I was pregnant until I had my miscarriage last year on Christmas. I didn't know how to react to it and spent Christmas by myself like I had planned. It took about a week for me to...
    PirateDesk PirateDesk 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 9

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