I Had a Placental Abruption

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    We Survived

    I was 35 weeks and 5 days pregnant on August 9th, 2013 when I experienced a placental abruption. I spent my morning like any other and the same followed for most of my day. Normality came to a hault at 5:00 pm when I was sitting in bed relaxing and started to feel a gush. When I...
    Ckalinchuk Ckalinchuk
    1 Response Nov 24, 2013

    My Angel

    Well i too had a placenta abruction it was 12.00 on 18th april 2010 10days after my 17th birthday i was at home i felt this wooosh of pain come at once my bowels opened i started ti throw up i thought i was giving birth but nothing could prepare me for what i was gonna hear...
    Radmilka19 Radmilka19
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2013

    Just hours after celebrating our 2nd wedding

    anniversary, my water broke early the next morning on September 2, 2014. As I got out of bed, there was a huge gush. It just kept coming. As I headed for the bathroom, I looked down and notice it was all blood. There was SO much blood. I ran to the bathroom and tried to process...
    jillmgaw jillmgaw
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 5, 2015

    I Had A Placental Abruption...

    It all happened so quickly, and for some reason I still can not thinking about it. It all started on Tuesday, August 31 2010 when I was 38 weeks exactly when I was at work. I was training a new employee and I kept feeling pain in my ribs (which I thought was normal since my baby...
    s07a03k88 s07a03k88
    Oct 18, 2010

    I had a healthy, normal pregnancy

    until 26 weeks when I experienced some bleeding and contractions. Being a nurse, I did not panic but called doc who assured me that if the bleeding had subsided and if I wasn't having more than 4 contractions per hour that I was fine. After two days of spotting and on/off...
    KrisH79 KrisH79
    36-40, F
    Dec 15, 2014

    Pregnant Again After My Placental Abruption And So Scared

    I am currently 13 weeks pregnant, and I am terrified that I will go through another pregnancy and not get to meet my baby again, or worse, we both don't make it this time. My abruption happened back in July 2008, but I wrote this down immediately after it happened: It started...
    HeathaC HeathaC
    3 Responses Sep 16, 2012

    17 Hours

    I am new here and I'm already crying. It's almost 2am and this is my story. My husband and I decided to go on a trip to Panama. We were 22 weeks and everything was going great. I had been having slight cramping, but was told it was normal. Then on Saturday, June 2, our world...
    iloveyou060212 iloveyou060212
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 9, 2012

    Silent Placental Abruption And Term Loss

    February 18, 2012 was the day we lost our baby girl. I was one day shy of 39 weeks following a perfect pregnancy. This would've been our 4th child. I woke up that morning feeling great and even commented to my husband that i didn't think she would be coming anytime soon because i...
    4lilbits 4lilbits
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

    I Had Placental Abruption

    On Jan 23rd ,2010 after coming back from dinner at friends place I went to bed around 12:00 am( 24th jan).After sleeping for 1 and 1/2 hr woke up due to lower back pain. I didn't think it any unusual since I always had problem with lower back pain. Around 2:00 am...
    Nishi24 Nishi24
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 10, 2010

    Once I Can Take But Twice?

    where do i start. i got pregnant with my first little boy in 05 and was so happy. everything was perfect in that pregnancy until one night at my partners nieces i was having mild pain in my stomach, at this point i was 31 weeks 6 days. it was like i needed to go to the toilet so...
    sweetcorn sweetcorn
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 20, 2009

    I Had A Placental Abruption.

    It all started on Thursday March 17th 2011. I had gotten up around 9 am went pee like normal and called to check to see if i had been approved for my food stamps. My fiance had just woken up when i found out the good news we had gotten our food stamps and we could start paying...
    Jdamron90 Jdamron90
    3 Responses Mar 28, 2011

    Rip Rolland Marcus

    We were pregnant with our 2nd child and we were so excited. I had a amazingly perfect pregnancy our son was doing wonderful at every appointment. I had just gone to my 37th week appointment and everything was perfect. I went about my normal daily routine. I woke up on the...
    Rolland12 Rolland12
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2012

    I Had A Abruption With Both My Children

    Both of my children were born at 34 weeks by c-section because of a abruption. I had no bleeding with either one. With my daughter Gabrielle they kept me in the hospital for observation for over a week then her heart rate dropped and they done the c-section. She was born at 11:54...
    sgg1112 sgg1112
    Jan 15, 2013

    Placental Abruption~life Is Precious

    I feel ready to share my life changing event and bring William, my angel, to light. It has been a little over four months since I met and said goodbye to my son. Not a moment goes by that I don't think about him...its an amazing feeling to experience unconditional love. I never...
    ginvanwilli ginvanwilli
    3 Responses Sep 9, 2012

    I Had A Silent Placenta Abruption At 20 Weeks 2 Days

    I woke up on a wedsnday morning feeling wet down there,so i got up went to the bathroom to check myself, I was discharging a lot more then usually. I told myself ILL see if it let's up if not I'll call my doc before they close today. Well still discharging so I called my doc they...
    Christymshoop Christymshoop
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2012

    A Partial Abruption to Be Exact

    I was nearly 8 months pregnant and I was laying in bed when I suddenly felt the gush. Naturally I though my water had broke. I threw the covers off and looked and there was the giant puddle of blood. My husband had just went downstairs to use the bathroom, when I called...
    brwneyedbeauty brwneyedbeauty
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 17, 2009

    I Wish I Had Known.

    My pregnancy was largely picturesque. Full-term, healthy weight all around, only one stress-related preterm scare. The day was March 17, 2004. I was 21 years of age, expecting a little girl. I had been awake since 8:30 am on March 16. Having gotten ready for bed, I was...
    FrenchFried FrenchFried
    1 Response Jan 11, 2013

    My Baby Grew Wings Through Placental Abruption

    Saturday 24th October 2009 was just like any other saturday, but now one I'll never be able to forget.  I had taken my Son Luke to see the Christmas display at a local store, did the supermarket shop and returned home in anticipation of a night infront of the television...
    babyherd2 babyherd2
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Dec 14, 2009

    Little Erick

    When I first found out I was pregnant on December 11, 2011, We couldnt contain our excitement. I was 17 at the time and engaged to Erick's dad, Robert. When we first seen what our little baby looked like, you could hardly tell that he would become the Beautiful little boy that he...
    missambience missambience
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2013


    On July 11 ,2012 at 5:20am I was 37 weeks pregnant when Raven my daughter was stillborn after an emergency csection after 15 minutes of working on her they were able to get a heartbeat and her barely gasping for air they rushed her to blank children's hospital I finally woke up...
    LilStrawberry2012 LilStrawberry2012
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2012

    It was on March 2, 2014 @ 4:06 am my handsome

    Angel Alberto Hernandez was born two days before his due date. It all began on March 2,2014 @ 3:00 am i woke up with a urge to go to the bathroom but had trouble getting up from bed and my husband was sound asleep and then i felt a push that helped me get up and walked to...
    Angel03022014 Angel03022014
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2014

    I'm Not Alone

    My name is Shonda i have one son thats eight years old. I always wanted a little girl and in June of 09 i found out i was pregnant i was so happy my son was too. A couple of months later i was jumping for joy I was having my little girl I had bleeding a couple of times but the...
    pooderma pooderma
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Dec 3, 2011

    Happy To Be Alive

    At 40 weeks I was prepared to give birth.  Having given birth to 6 healthy children the oldest 11, I thought I knew everything that could be expected.  I had a healthy pregnancy and no complications.  The night before I was feeling fine but did have some regular...
    Grievingmom Grievingmom
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Nov 30, 2009

    RIP Angel

    I had a miscarriage at 18wks 3days, I had no bleeding or pains, after attending my routine antenatal appointment on 29th May 13, the CM could not trace the heart beat and sent me to Maternity A&E to be checked as she thought the baby was lying below my cervix bone, unfortunately...
    Lisa07577 Lisa07577
    36-40, F
    6 Responses Jul 24, 2013

    We both survived. My son David is three days

    old today. I didn't have any risk factors for placental abruption and I had no warning it would happen. I was pregnant for the first time, at 39 weeks gestation. All of my ultrasounds and checkups had been completely normal and I had no reason to believe I would have any...
    skbeaman skbeaman
    31-35, F
    Sep 8, 2014

    Harry's Story

    Hi I am writing about my concealed complete placental abruption to give hope to all the ladies out there who are wanting to go on and have another baby after a placental abruption. My placental abruption occurred on my due date. I had had some niggly pains 4 about 2 hours , but...
    Harrysmummy Harrysmummy
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2012

    Who Know My Body Better Den I Do.....

    Last year I went 2 the hospital having pain dey managed 2 stop it i went home nd had 2 go back 4 the same thing a few days later so again dey stop it nd sent me home the next day i had a really bad pain in my upper belly so called my doc she said come on in so i did. nd she said...
    mona1982 mona1982
    Aug 26, 2012

    I Miss My Madeline!!!

    My precious daughter  Madeline was born Nov. 11, 2009.  She was born 39 wks and 1 day.  I too, had a placenta abruption.It all began on Wednesday evening when out of nowhere I had bleeding and my husband took me to the hospital.  Doctors did a sonogram and to...
    Madelinesmommy Madelinesmommy
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jan 18, 2010

    Losing Jacob, My Story Of Abruption

    March 9, 2012 You're halfway there. Hooray! The first trimester is over, the second is well under way, and you've probably got your energy back. Celebrate by splurging on a pedicure, a prenatal massage, or a new outfit that shows off your baby bump. Now's also the time to hang...
    klochabay klochabay
    36-40, F
    Jun 2, 2012

    A Success Story

    I am sharing my story in hopes to offer some hope. My son was born in July 2011. I had the most perfect pregnancy and delivery. So when I got pregnant again when he was 8 months old, I was expecting another easy pregnancy. Boy was I wrong ... At 13 weeks I started having some...
    HappyMammaoftwo HappyMammaoftwo
    1 Response Jan 2, 2013

    First Pregnancy Birth With Placental Abruption

    March 2nd, 2006, early morning all of the pains began. I was 20 years old and had just returned home from a family vacation to the Bahamas a few days earlier. One of my close friends had just opted for an abortion. I do not know if stress has to do with placental abruption but I...
    theresabow theresabow
    1 Response Apr 8, 2011

    For L.j

    Hi everyone, I had a placental abruption 3 months ago. I was 22 weeks pregnant at the time, apart from morning sickness the pregnancy went quite smoothly. I was at work when I started feeling naseous, and felt that my food was not digesting well. Once I got home I was feeling...
    IloveLJ IloveLJ
    4 Responses Nov 1, 2011

    My whole pragnecy was going well .

    .all my ultrasounds blood testes everything was perfect till the day I noticed no movements by my Beby boy I was 36 weeks pregnant ..we went to er and that's when I heard my Beby boy have no heart beat ..that was the worst day of my life I was so exited and counting day till I...
    Natalia1986 Natalia1986
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2015

    Lost My Son Due To Silent Placenta Abruption

    I lost my beautiful son on the 12/10/2009 due to a silent placenta abruption. I was 36 weeks and 3 days. My pregnanct was perfectly normal expect i had gestional diabetics but it was under control as i was monitoring it everyday. That very night before i went to bed i my baby...
    mandy09 mandy09
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 25, 2009

    My Miracle Baby.

    I was 19 years old when I got pregnant with my daughter. My husband and I were dating and living together at the time with his father. Although initially he wanted me to terminate the pregnancy, I knew in my heart that was not in Jesus's plan for me or her. My husband stood my...
    Mal321 Mal321
    26-30, F
    Sep 30, 2013

    Baby Brother Antonio

    I lived the nightmare that every pregnant woman fear. On April 3, 2012, I woke up at 3:30am with some light contracting pains by 9:00am my husband and i decide it was time to head to the hospital by 10:15am i was check in and preparing for a normal delivery. Long story short, I...
    Antoniosmommy Antoniosmommy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 5, 2012

    Blessed In Every Way

    August 8, 2010 A week away from my due date I lost my beautiful baby girl due to placenta abruption. This is my very first time sharing my story as I approach her first birthday. I was 20 years old at the time. I followed all of the rules and took it easy besides the fact I...
    Thomiahsmommy Thomiahsmommy
    3 Responses Jun 24, 2011

    My Placental Abruption

    I had my abruption at 39 weeks this past December 22, 2008. I had a silent abruption (no vaginal bleeding) I was in alot of pain so I went in to the Doctors office and they checked for the heartbeat and could not find one so they had me get an ultrasound and told us she was gone...
    Abigailsmommy Abigailsmommy
    36-40, F
    8 Responses Mar 3, 2009

    R.I.P Aubri Brianna Bloomfield

    On Monday, November 26, 2012, I lost my daughter due to a placental abruption. Monday morning started off as the usual. Wake up, take my fiancé to work, get my oldest two kids ready for school and daycare, drop off my mom and came back home with my youngest. Since the weather...
    mzbsmith88 mzbsmith88
    26-30, F
    May 12, 2013

    Lost My 1st Baby Girl Due To A Silent Placenta Abruption

    I was 18 years old when me and my boyfriend found out we were pregnant. I was shocked and scared not knowing what kind of mother i would be. The first thing Me and my boyfriend were sure about was keeping our growing baby. I know we are very young but we grew up very fast, we...
    angelica1024 angelica1024
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jul 30, 2012

    Placental Abruption At 34 Weeks

    i had a perfectly normal pregnancy until I was 34 wks into my pregnancy. I went to each and every doctors visit and ultrasound as scheduled. Going into my 7th month of pregnancy, I felt my son movement become less and less. I reported my symptoms to my doctor, when he scheduled...
    m3leyessa m3leyessa
    3 Responses Mar 13, 2012

    Perfect Pregnancy Ended In Placental Abruption

    I am Mexican and English is not my first language, so my writting is not very good. This happened in November 2008. I was 39 weeks pregnant. My pregnancy had been perfect. I was watching TV with my husband and felt the need to go to the bathroom. I did not make it. I felt all...
    babymatilde babymatilde
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2009

    Feel So Empty

    Hello,My name is Shay.I'm 27 yrs old. Married and have a 3 year old son. We found out i was pregnant in December. We planned this pregnancy and was all excited. Our son was so happy,he kept saying he wanted a sister and brother. He didn't know which one he wanted. But we was all...
    2proudmom 2proudmom
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 15, 2012

    The Day My World Fell Apart

    I was 39 weeks pregnant and having a lazy day... my 11 and 9 year old sons were playing in the garden so i decided to cuddle up with my 1 year old son and have a nap on the sofa.  i woke up with a pain in my lower tummy and when i stood up the pain was immense.  i called my...
    lollymatty lollymatty
    3 Responses Mar 4, 2012

    My Angel Baby

    My Angel Baby Story. I was working nightshift as a Nurse in a care home. I didn't feel much different that night from any other night I had whilst pregnant. I was 23 weeks pregnant with our baby boy Calvin. I had been a bit stressed throughout the pregnancy, more so than I...
    bubbles30uk bubbles30uk
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 3, 2013

    My Intro

    Hi My name is Becky.. 10 years ago on Dec 24, 2002 I delivered a baby boy at 25 weeks, 6 days gestation after experiencing a placental abruption. Dawson weighed 1lb 15oz and stayed in the NICU for 4 months. He was my 4th child. Today, at the age of 37, and remarried, I am 6...
    BeckyL75 BeckyL75
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2013

    Lost My Precious Eliana At 21 Weeks Due To Placental Abruption

    My husband and I have been married for 8 years. We tried for several years to get pregnant, however, we never able to conceive. Last summer, we hit the lowest part of our marriage, and he decided to leave. Through Godly counseling, we reconciled our marriage, with me coming to...
    lovesangelrn lovesangelrn
    1 Response Jul 10, 2012

    I had a tough 2nd pregnancy & have

    so many questions but haven't received any concrete answers from all the Drs we have seen. With my 1st pregnancy my placenta had imbedded into my uterine wall so after my vaginal delivery of my beautiful healthy daughter I was taken for emergency surgery to have the placenta...
    red249 red249
    36-40, F
    Feb 25, 2016

    My Life Biggest Defeat.................

    It was a beautiful year for both of us,april 2011 when we found we were pregnant for the first time,yes it was my first baby me and my hubby were both excited,unaware of what destiny had choosen for us.A year before my husband had lost his father ans so the news brought lots of...
    vivaansmommy vivaansmommy
    3 Responses Jan 17, 2012

    I had a partial placental abruption

    that happened while I was at work standing. I am a nurse and I was almost finished with my last medication round when I started to feel a trickle down my leg , I went into the bathroom and noticed bright red blood. I went to the ER and had to be transferred to the L&D hospital...
    Katg08 Katg08
    26-30, F
    Jun 2, 2015
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