I Have Had An Ectopic Pregnancy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 319 People

    I Can't Accept It

    I recently found out I was pregnant.  Being 31 and thinking I wasn't able to get pregnant, it came as a huge shock.  I was beyond excited!  About a week before I was to have my first ultrasound, I began to spot, and be in serious pain.  I immediately went to the ER for...
    cupcakepants cupcakepants
    5 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    I have had 7 unsuccessful pregnancy's

    and just had my second ectopic pregnancy i was over the moon with excitement when i got the 8 positive clear blue test results over the Easter brake then started with cramps and headed straight to a&e where they monitored me for over a week and sent me home as my hcg levels...
    Midgelovesleon Midgelovesleon
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 15, 2014

    My Heartbreak

    I have a 1 year old girl and love being a mum so we thought we d try for no2. on may 21st when i saw that line appear we were thrilled. it was short lived a week later i was rushed to hospital with bleeding and the worst pain iv ever experienced in my life down one side. I was...
    Deblee87 Deblee87
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 9, 2013

    My Heart Break.

    When i was fourteen i was bullying at school. Mum threw me into councelling and i started to rebel. I met a guy and we started dating. when i was 15 - in the beginning of january 2008 i decided i wanted a baby, so i lied to him and came off of the pill. end of january - i was...
    LittlePrincessRuby LittlePrincessRuby
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 25, 2010

    15 Mins From Death..ectopic Pregnancy!

    A few weeks ago I found out i was pregnant. It started when i was getting abdominal pains and i went to urgent care one night as it was unbearable. The nurse told me my pregnancy test was positive but could be having a misscarrage. She booked me in for an emergency scan for the...
    lauraabley lauraabley
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Sep 25, 2011

    Ectopic Pregnancy- How I Lost My Baby

    Around the middle of July (3 weeks ago) I found out I was pregnant with my fiancés second child. We have a 1 yr old son together delivered via csection and I have a 9 year old little girl from a previous relationship (vaginal birth). One week after positive pregnancy test...
    princesadecolombia princesadecolombia
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2013

    Lost A Baby, A Fallopian Tube, A Caribbean Cruise & My Mother In One Week

    I started feeling sick at work one day and it wasn't a "normal" sickness. I felt dizzy and my eyesight was blurred. My stomach HURT. It was swollen and bloated. I tried to urinate but it hurt. It was also a struggle to button my pants back up because my stomach had become so...
    loveamanda loveamanda
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2012

    A Week Of Pure Pain

    Let me start off by saying that I have always wanted children. I wanted to be a better parent than mine were. So, I always had these dreams of what it would be like to have my first child, what pregnancy would be like and the whole nine. Well six years ago I was on the verge of...
    SimplisticBeauty SimplisticBeauty
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2013

    A Happy Ending to a Rough Road

    My husband and I discovered we were pregnant in October of 2007. We had just stopped birth control and decided to try and get pregnant in the next few months. Although we were ready, the pregnancy was a bit of a surprise that early.  From the beginning you might say things...
    micwilson micwilson
    6 Responses Jan 11, 2009

    Still Pregnant One Week After Ectopic

    I had a ruptured ectopic pregnancy resulting in emergency surgery one week ago and have just done home preg test showing positive. Do I still have hormones in my system, or ...,,?
    Nicolemum Nicolemum
    36-40, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2012

    Diagnosed With Ectopic Pregnancy And Very Scared

    I am 5.1 weeks pregnant. I had my ultrasound and blood works done on Monday and seems that they were not able to see the sac in the uterus but acknowledges that there is some 'activities' going on there. They said either it was too too early to see and did a pelvic...
    confusedgr confusedgr
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Need To Share My Experience

    Hi, I'm a 25yr old female and my husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for 4 yrs now, which has happened but has not been successful. I have had 3 etopic pregnancies in the past 4yrs and am currently experiencing my 4th. This has been so hard to deal with, especially...
    TerriLb TerriLb
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Apr 30, 2010

    I'M So Scared To Get Pregnant Again!

    Lets see here I had two miscarriage's before i finally made it to term with my son jason actually he was over due then we decided almost two years later that we wanted another one i was so happy when i saw that pregnantcy test and my husband was too. but because of my history of...
    kaylaann22 kaylaann22
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 3, 2013

    IM Only 19 and Lost My Twin Girls

    .... i can remember it all like it just happened yesterday.... im only 19 years old, grew up in a catholic conservative houshold, im the youngest of 4 children and a twin.  matthew my boyfriend of a year and a half, my true love unlike any other relationship like most teens...
    missinmygirls missinmygirls
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2009

    It has been two very long weeks

    since I was told I would need surgery. My fiancee and I found out we were pregnant and quickly scheduled our first baby appointment thinking it would be an amazing day and we would finally have a baby that was our together as we both have children of our own. When they did the...
    cdwinters83 cdwinters83
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Sep 10, 2014

    The Worst Experience Of My Life

    On March 2nd 2012 I had an appointment at an ultra sound imaging facility from there I was driven straight to the hospital for an ectopic pregnancy where I then had my right Felopean tube removed. I have always been healthy so I really don't understand why this happened to me...
    BassPlayer08 BassPlayer08
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Apr 19, 2012

    Life Changing Ectopic Pregnancy

    It seems when things like this happen you get no support afterwards. I am reaching out to others who have had similar experiences as I need to talk. My nightmare began in July, I was 5 weeks pregnant with our 3rd and we were so happy. I stated to bleed and went to A&E and was...
    belfastmum belfastmum
    1 Response Aug 20, 2013

    I recently had surgery to remove my ectopic

    pregnancy. It's been hell of a ride physically and emotionally. I no longer have my right tube and concerned about my fertility. I am only 20 and shouldn't be worrying about this, but here I am.
    laceymarie95 laceymarie95
    22-25, F
    Mar 29, 2016

    Recovering From An Ectopic Pregnancy

    Hello everyone, my name is Tiffany and im 24. i am healing from an ectopic pregnancy, would have been the first baby for me and my fiance. its been 4 days since my surgery. i was taken to the e.r on tuesday, oct 5 in the worst pain ever, they took a urine sample and then told me...
    tweissenfluh tweissenfluh
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Oct 8, 2010

    First Pregnancy And Lost It

    I had just lost my brother a few months ago and I was and sometimes am still in deep depression. in July two months after my brother passed I found out I was pregnant after taking a test and it coming out positive. Had my period the same time it usually come and than again took...
    pearlestrada pearlestrada
    1 Response Aug 19, 2013

    I Survived A Ruptured Ectopic

    Hi everyone, this is my story All through the summer fo 2010 I had a stomach that started getting bigger and bigger friends use to say to me..are you sure you arnt pregnant? I kept saying my tests are negitive so no I'm not...Until the 1st September 2010 I had a positive I was...
    angelmummy angelmummy
    2 Responses Dec 27, 2010

    This is all new to me

    and I needed a place to share my feelings with others who'd understand... I had my surgery yesterday and I was 7 weeks... I haven't been able to stop crying... I weep as I write this... I'm 24 years old and this was the first time I ever got pregnant... I wanted a child so bad...
    ZanniBabi89 ZanniBabi89
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 16, 2014

    Myself and my partner have been very lucky

    and have 3 amazing kids, when we decided 2&a half years ago to try for another it was a very exciting moment for us all. But as time passed something seemed off I wasn't falling pregnant. After going to the doctors we found out I was actually considered 'infertile' as I was no...
    shellB91 shellB91
    26-30, F
    Sep 29, 2014

    I Have Had An Ectopic Pregnancy

    i was 18 years old when i had an ectopic pregnancy which resulted in me losing one fallopian tube i am now 20  years old, i had wanted children as i have been with my husband since i was 14 years old neither of us smoke or drink alcohol or take drugs so why it...
    reighella reighella
    9 Responses Nov 16, 2008

    Ectopic Pregnancy

    I found out I was pregnant back in December of 2012. But with that I had pain to my right side, went to the ER several times and to my obgyn. No one knew what was wrong with me but I was definitely pregnant, but they couldn't find the baby after several sonos. Finally in January...
    eli21469 eli21469
    36-40, F
    1 Response May 15, 2013

    Had An Ectopic Pregnancy At 6 Weeks And 4 Days

    This was my first pregnancy and unfortunately it was in the wrong place :-( Gutted... We had just been referred to Midlands Fertility the day i found out I was pregnant because we had been trying to conceive for 4 years with no luck so decided to get tests done to underline the...
    Silkmascara Silkmascara
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 3, 2013

    Being Pregnant Didn't Even Cross My Mind

    When the first symptoms really started we were in the middle of moving halfway across the country.  We were on the road staying at a hotel, traveling with a moving van, our then 10 month old daughter and dog.  It was in the night and I started having pretty bad cramps...
    constantlyme constantlyme
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2007

    06/01/2013 - Emergency Ovarian Ectopic Pregnancy

    I have found this forum to be useful and thought of sharing my experience here. We have been ttc for the last 18 months. We had recently started seeing an Reproductive Endroconologist. He had recommended clomid for a few cycles and then try IUI. I took clomid 50 mg for the cycle...
    RoesMJ RoesMJ
    1 Response Jun 12, 2013

    I thought my fiancé

    and I were as safe as could be, I'm on birth control, he used a condom. The condom broke so we went out and bought plan b. I started cramping and bleeding and thought everything would be okay because I heard plan b can cause those symptoms. Then, I got cramping 2 weeks before my...
    fresh16 fresh16
    18-21, F
    Feb 5, 2016

    I first want to say how sorry I am

    for your losses. Well...The events that happened during the week of 12/2/2013-12/5/2013 turned me into a true emotional wreck.  I was told on Monday that I was having a miscarriage. I cried my eyes out on my way home and the next day...I felt like I could deal with it until I...
    tryn2smile tryn2smile
    26-30, F
    Dec 11, 2013

    3 Times Ectopic Pregnancies

    I've had a ruptured ectopic pregancy on my left tube last March 2003 and another one on my right tube on November of the same year, but my right tube was saved. From that 2 ectopic pregnancies, I took contraceptive pills for almost 5 years. Just this year (March 2011) I've had...
    agayanes11 agayanes11
    Nov 21, 2011


    I'm 26 years old, I had two pregnancies that were not successful. The first one was a "blighted ovum" wherein the sac was formed but there was no fetus inside. This happened to me last March 2008. I underwent a D and C. I was devastated because I really planned this...
    cutiebaby06 cutiebaby06
    4 Responses Jan 16, 2009

    Recovering - Or At Least Trying To

    Hi, my name is Shea and I'm 29.  On Tuesday of this week I found out that I was suffering from an ectopic pregnancy.It's amazing how one's life can turn in so many directions in only a few days.  Early last week, my husband said "I think you’re pregnant".  I laughed at him...
    HopefulHeart23 HopefulHeart23
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2011

    My Ectopic Pregnancy

    I found out I was pregnant in early February 2012. My boyfriend and I were so excited! I began spotting a little a week or so later, but kinda brushed if off(I had some light spotting during a previous pregnancy and all was good) Everything seemed to be going good. I went for my...
    05nicole18 05nicole18
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 26, 2013

    I Have Had Three Ectopic Pregnancies...

    and both tubes are gone now.  The first time it happened on the right side and they repaired the tube.  The second time it happened on the right side and the tube ruptured.  The third time I was pregnant with twins.  Baby #1 was in my uterus, but did not have...
    Metamorphosis Metamorphosis
    31-35, F
    42 Responses Aug 14, 2007

    Lost My Baby...

    4 days ago, I blacked out at work. Earlier, I was having some lower back pain, but didn't seem that serious. Within a minute, I started having terrible contractions. I couldn't stand on my feet. My eyes blurred, ears lost hearing and everything went blank. But I came back to...
    suugaant suugaant
    3 Responses Jun 18, 2012

    Feeling Numb :(

    On August 21st 2011, I woke with a light mid-cycle bleed. I made an appointment to see my GP. I arrived and explained that it was very abnormal for me to have a mid cycle bleed and even though my periods were irregular (due to PCOS) I had not experienced this before. I also was...
    claire8579 claire8579
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 10, 2011

    I am 25 years old and recently suffered from an

    ectopic pregnancy. It all started when I began bleeding but I knew it wasn't my period because it wasn't stopping. I also started to get this sharp pain on the right side of my lower abdomen. I went to the gyno and he did a transvaginal ultrasound to see if i was pregnant or if...
    mc1788 mc1788
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 21, 2014

    I have had a very emotional month

    and wanted to share my story. I have three kids already and had an iud coil fitted last year, so when I went to my family planning clinic as I was constantly bleeding I never thought I was pregnant. I had three scans and blood tests and they found a mass near my right ovary.
    jen48 jen48
    31-35, F
    Jan 30, 2014

    January 29, 2011- One Of The Absolute Worst Days Of My Life.

    I had been on birth control for a little over a month and my boyfriend (now husband) and I were both in college. I had been having really bad stomach pains off and on for about two weeks and I was having weird inconsistent bleeding. I took two pregnancy tests and both were...
    ekmims ekmims
    1 Response Apr 26, 2013


    It was almost 2 years ago when i had my ectopic pregnancy, i was 20 years old and almost 6weeks pregnant. I still havent been able to get pregnant since. They removed 1 tube. After so long, this is still such a struggle for me.. Everyday. Nobody that i know has ever had one. I...
    AliciaNLFTW AliciaNLFTW
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 6, 2012

    Unanswerd Questions

    Late april 2012 i had horrible pain in my right side my fiancee took me to the doctor he told me it was my appendix so i had to go to emergancy not thinking i was pregnant we did not even think about it as we knew it would be a little harder for us to fall pregnant It was at the...
    jcharlton jcharlton
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 26, 2013

    When we heard i was pregnant it came to quit a

    shock to me an my boyfriend. It started with us going home after a fun weekend at the lake and we came home and i made dinner and we laid down on the couch to have a relaxing movie night before having to go back to work the next morning. I had made dinner an i just had this...
    jerrdell jerrdell
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Aug 11, 2014

    In August of 2011 I discovered I was pregnant

    with our first child. 40 weeks later I delivered a healthy, beautiful baby girl, Abigail. I did not really enjoy the pregnancy. I was uncomfortable most of the time and had round ligament early on and with no where for the baby to go she went strait out stretching my skin so...
    artmeg26 artmeg26
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2014

    It occurred to me sometime during this week

    that the anniversary of my ER trip, discovering I was pregnant, discovering it was ectopic, and discovering I was on the verge of death was approaching. It's 11 months today. Last night, I stayed up very late reading stories from women who had elective abortions and ectopic...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder
    36-40, F
    Aug 22, 2014

    I would be about five months pregnant today.

    I have a tremendous amount of guilt with the pregnancy. I didn't know I was pregnant until I went to the emergency room - I was about 9 weeks along and hadn't missed a period. The pain was so intense, I just wanted it to stop. When the surgeon discussed the options with me, all...
    SnowflakeWonder SnowflakeWonder
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Dec 23, 2013

    Pain Extends So Much Further Than A Miscarriage.

    My husband and I are blessed with the most amazing and precocious 2 yo boy. It was time to start trying again, which for me isn't easy to start with. I deal with migraines so we had to go off of the every day medication which normally keeps them very under control. The longer I'm...
    jkr1976 jkr1976
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 13, 2013

    In 2009 we lost a child at 7w.

    Stuck in my left Fallopian tube & alive. Having to get the laparoscopic surgery to save my life but end his/hers still grates on me. My doctors were kind. Although I wish I wasn't provided pictures of the baby in my tube. I can't throw them away... I somehow need to keep them...
    zendx zendx
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 21, 2014

    So Today Should Have Been Your Birthday

    20th November 2013 Dearest Baby Today is a day full of tears. Not of joyful and happy tears for getting to see you or hold you for the first time but of sadness of what I lost and never will have. Today should have been your birthday. A day I will never forget. A day I...
    ThisIsMySoCalledLife ThisIsMySoCalledLife
    36-40, F
    Nov 20, 2013

    I Know What You're Going Through.....

    I had my first ectopic in 2000 while serving in the military. I didn't even know I was pregnant so it was a shock to find out the way I did. I remember bleeding for a few weeks and that really concerned me so I went to the emergency room and found out I was pregnant. After the...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 14, 2010

    Cruel Cornual Ectopic Pregnancy At 7 Weeks

    We had been trying for our third and final child for four months when I found out I was pregnant, we were so happy. But at 7 weeks (20/05/13) I came home from work and felt a sudden sharp stabbing pain go through my stomach and up through my groin. I was doubled over in agony and...
    Carianne14 Carianne14
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Jun 7, 2013

    I blogged today. Its my only release.

    If you guys would like to read it I'll leave a link. Thank you ladies. Your stories and support get ne through. I wish we coukd have met under better circumstances. Another note?. I have appointment with my doctor friday. How should I explain to her that I'm worried about my...
    theurbanhippiemac theurbanhippiemac
    26-30, F
    Mar 22, 2016
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