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I Had a Miscarriage

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Dreamingofhim0514 Dreamingofhim0514 26-30, F Oct 15, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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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 2 Responses Dec 20, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I miscarried just a few days ago

    and I didnt even realize I was pregnant. This is my 6th miscarriage. So I'm emotionally numb to it all. I got pregnant from a one night stand. Which its better it didn't happen anyway. Because I'm trying to start my life. So its sorta a blessing in disguise.
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 9 Responses Jan 17

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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 9 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I am a very nice person there's no bullshit

    with me i am nice and friendly towards people i have been bullied at a young age and in no way would i hurt somebody intentionally as i know how much it hurts when people are cruel. I will always stand up for myself and for my friends if anybody ever tried to hurt or put me down...
    sweetfaacex sweetfaacex 22-25, F Dec 27, 2014

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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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    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 was 11 weeks pregnant.

    I was having really bad stomach pains during the night. I started to bleed badly. My grandparents rushed me to the emergency room they took me back immediately and started checking...they said that they couldn't find my baby's heartbeat my due date was july 12th 2015 ... From...
    foreverANDnever14 foreverANDnever14 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    Just recently I found out I had a miscarriage.

    I was so stupid to even except I was pregnant. I refused to take a test because I never even thought I had become pregnant. A few went by and I started bleeding really bad but thought nothing of it. I went to the doctors and was told I had a misscarriage.it was the worst thing I...
    ADayToRememberForever ADayToRememberForever 18-21, F Oct 19, 2014

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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, 2014

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    Blood is crusted to the floor,

    dark in my memory. My rigid hands grip the steering wheel. I can’t go any faster, I cannot flee the sounds of my own heart. They are terrifying and guttural, like rent metal, ripping out of me. Heartbreak. Little pieces of my soul fall off and die, brittle in their...
    reveriedusoir reveriedusoir 22-25, F Dec 20, 2014

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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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    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 1 Response Dec 14, 2014

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    I found out I was pregnant with my first very

    early around 3 weeks. It wasn't planned but we were happy to keep it. We went for an early scan around 9 weeks we got to see a heart beat and were told we were actually only 7 weeks. I thought that sounded right according to my own calculations. It took me until that scan to...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 15

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    When I first found out I was pregnant,

    I posted about it on this site...expressing all the feelings and emotions I was having. I ended up being so excited to be a mom. I bought a journal to record my journey. I joined a bunch of mom forums to feel like I was apart of some loving fellowship. All I could think about...
    silencedfears silencedfears 26-30 5 days ago

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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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    "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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    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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, F 4 Responses Sep 9, 2012

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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, 2014

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    I was 11 weeks pregnant

    and started bleeding. Went to the doctor the next day and I heard the worst frase you could ever hear "I am sorry but I cannot find a heartbeat". They had to take me to the OR and remove it. I was devastated. She was dead but I didn't want to let go, I have never cried so much...
    liberty2014 liberty2014 36-40, F 6 Responses Jan 4

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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, 2014

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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'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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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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 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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    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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    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, 2014

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    Today

    I have not had a miscarriage. I joined this group because today my sister had a miscarriage. She is completely devastated. I want to support her but I have not experienced this and although I can sympathize and try to understand I do not know what she is going through. I would...
    fireflyaway fireflyaway 26-30, F 8 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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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, 2014

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    My First Pregnancy...

    I was so excited to finally be pregnant. I even had reason to believe I couldn't get pregnant, but it finally happened, and I couldn't believe it. But now here I am, sharing my experience in "I had a miscarriage." I'd rather start with what I remember and cherish the most. I...
    benzqueen19 benzqueen19 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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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 3 Responses Dec 5, 2014

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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, 2014

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    I'm only 18 and I recently had a miscarriage.

    I'm struggling with it so much because I have so much else on my plate right now to deal with and because of my age none of my friends understand. They think I should be happy that I'm not going to have to deal with a baby now but that's not how I feel at all. I don't understand...
    chicagommm18 chicagommm18 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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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, 2014

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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, 2014

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