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I Had a Miscarriage

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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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    Today I found out I lost

    both my babies. The hardest thing in the world to hear is I miscarried. Right now I don't know how to feel. I'm blessed that I have my son and daughter from my previous relationship but I was looking forward to having these two with my man.
    Ldylvlylcks2002 Ldylvlylcks2002 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I woke up this morning in a lot of blood.

    I went to the bedroom and woke up my husband and told him I was pretty sure I was having a miscarriage. He Googled and said it could be a lot of other things especially since this was the first trimester. I just let it go. I knew, I could feel it. I have had 3 other kids and I...
    BabyDoll23p BabyDoll23p 22-25, F 7 Responses Jul 23

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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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    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 7 Responses Apr 7, 2011

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    I lost my baby :( I'm

    so depressed idk what to say..,
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Dec 6, 2014

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    I have had 8 miscarriages.

    The one was at 18 weeks when I delivered a baby girl. It has been a process through the years to deal with each one. I understand the medical reasons for this and have had to stick to this in order to not allow the miscarriages to effect my soul. I appreciate my 15 year...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 28

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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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    TRIGGER WARNING TRIGGER WARNING TRIGGER

    WARNING I'm going to keep this pretty short. It's been a while since anything upset me like this, and I was crying uncontrollably for about ten minutes. It was the dumbest thing. I was just watching a show on Netflix and the girl had a stillbirth. It was upsetting, and I was...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    It's been just about a year

    since I lost my baby. I'm not going to tell the story again of how it happened. Instead, I want to talk about my battle with anemia that came after it happened. My doctor explained to me that anemia does happen in pregnancy if you don't stay on top of your diet. The baby needs...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    The real reason I came here was to vent about

    this and that's what I'm doing. It's a lot to read but it's life. I've been with my husband for 7 years since I was 20years old. Because of work we made the decision to move a few hours away from our families and friends. My husband and I tried to get pregnant for many years...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Apr 16

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    it was very painful and traumatizing i was 14

    weeks when miscarried and im just not myself at all anymore i cant find happiness i dont feel normal it been over a year and i think about the baby eeryday still not that it is a bad thing but it has absorbed my hole being i will neer be the same i feel like people look at me as...
    brittley55 brittley55 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    Yesterday I had a miscarriage.

    I'm still in shock. I'm emotionally wrecked and not sure how to deal with it.
    strawberry089 strawberry089 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I have always wanted kids.

    I never thought this would happen. Everyday it is like a replay. I found my friend that would sit in my room . feel in love . It was so quick. I was 5 weeks I found out and lost it. My roommate friends yelled at me about something my boyfriend did and that ***** ate my Halloween...
    ravenrose13 ravenrose13 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    its been almost a year

    since my miscarriage, I still get sad about it but then I kinda moved on because I knew back then I wasn't ready and that was maybe fate. but now I know I'm ready to have kids.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 21

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    the feeling of emptiness never goes away.

    .. it may not always be in the forefront but it never fades...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 3

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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 3 Responses May 24, 2013

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    Hello everyone :) Here is my story of loss

    and heartbreak. I was 18 years old and I was with a sweet boy (he WAS sweet at one point). One day, I felt very strange and I took a pregnancy test. It was quite exciting and scary to see two pink lines! I was pregnant! I had told my ex girlfriend about the pregnancy, along...
    MamaBreaABDL MamaBreaABDL 18-21, F Jan 26

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    I had a miscarriage more

    than a year ago. I was 10 weeks pregnant and blissfully happy living with my 'life partner'. I started to feel the pain on a Thursday night and woke to just a small bit of blood. I went to work and really started to feel the crippling pain. I tried to hold it together and get...
    xxRivaxx xxRivaxx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 13

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    He died really early,

    like around 6 weeks. But I still think about him. I'm sad that I lost him, and I still wish I could have given my daughter a sibling. He would be nine months old by now. I know it doesn't make sense, or doesn't seem possible, but I really do miss him, even though I never...
    loresmom loresmom 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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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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    It's been 9 months I still get my sad days

    where I think I could now have an 8 week old baby. Seeing my in laws have their babies, there would of only been a few months between them, they would of been best cousins :) I know it wasn't my time but you can't help think what could of been. Im in a happier place and I am...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 15

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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 3 Responses Oct 11, 2014

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    i recently just went thru a late miscarriage im

    16 and i was 16 weeks pregnant and didnt know it was a miscarriage at the time i had been bleeding my whole pregnancy off and on at the begganing and after 11 weeks constantly at 9 weeks i was having alot of blood and some clots come out so i went to the er i was told i had a 5...
    alyssamre alyssamre 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    Tuesday was my first ultrasound.

    I was 11 weeks pregnant. I was nervous and excited to see my little love on top on the monitor. I knew immediately there was something wrong because the technician was pressing very hard on my stomach to find the baby. Once she found it .. my heart dropped. The baby was soooooo...
    riptomysweetangel115 riptomysweetangel115 22-25, F 9 Responses May 8

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    I spent three weeks in Massachusetts with my

    boyfriend, our relationship is currently at an all time high, he's moving back in four days, and we finally talked about losing the baby. A few days before I left (it was actually a day or two after the anniversary of it happening), I'd had a weird dream. I normally share them...
    ReesesPeaces ReesesPeaces 18-21, F Aug 16

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    My baby was due today.

    .. I miscarried at 12.5 weeks. my baby only measured to be 8 weeks... the hospital messed me up pretty bad. they discharged me the first time knowing that half of my baby was still inside of me, and having a low blood count. I went home, fainted, and was rushed back to the same...
    Inadeephole Inadeephole 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 5

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    I'm 17 and i just found out

    that i was pregnant and lost my baby the same day (yesterday morning) I know it was not the right time to have a baby but I would have gone through everything and anything to keep my baby here
    breanda1226 breanda1226 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    jadeink jadeink 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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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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    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 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 16, 2014

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    I had a miscarriage more

    than a year ago now and since have suffered from intense abdominal pains and menstrual abnormalities that I didn't previously have. I didn't see any doctors about my pregnancy or miscarriage as I was too scared and had no one at the time. I want to be able to have children in...
    xxRivaxx xxRivaxx 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    It's been over a year

    since I lost you. I've lost many but I miss you. Was it a blessing not to let you stay?
    deejustdee6969 deejustdee6969 46-50, F 7 Responses Jul 28

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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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    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 lost my baby 4 years ago.

    .. it still hurts
    teekayy93 teekayy93 22-25, F Aug 5

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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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    Some days it doesn't seem like it

    even happened and then others it feels like I'm still going through it all. It's crazy how things happen. I never wanted children and have always had physical ailments that made me believe it wasn't even an option for me. Out of nowhere it hit me that I just knew I was pregnant...
    localrocklover localrocklover 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    today my 4 yr old forgot

    that I had a miscarriage so he asked me if he could go to the doctor with me again to see the baby and I had to remind him that there wasn't a baby in mommy tummy anymore. he started to cry and so I did too. I can't handle it and people tell me that I shouldn't stay cooped up in...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    Better late than never.

    Happy Mother's Day to all the angel mommies.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 11

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    since my girlfriend of 2 years had a

    miscarriage 3 months ago things haven't been the same. she thinks I'm going to leave her for another woman. I keep trying to reassure her but it's as if she wants me to leave her now. I don't know what to do..
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 8

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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 9 Responses Apr 9, 2014

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    It all started on the 11th of February,

    I'd woken up at 5AM for work. I was feeling great. I made myself a grilled cheese sandwich, woke up my niece for school, and took a shower. As soon as I got dressed, I started feeling queasy. I dismissed it as a sick spell, but five minutes later I was puking up my breakfast, my...
    superkitty17 superkitty17 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 30

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 10, 2013

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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