I will always wonder what that baby would look like

It's so upsetting people don't talk enough about miscarriage.


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#misCOURAGE story, 22/05/2017, by Bethany Jackson

So I take a pregnancy test in December as I'm late on my period...

All excited happy as anything rang midwives got my first appointment and my scan on the same day, the day came round pretty quick.

So excited to see my baby 11 weeks and 4 days going through the routine questions they go through.

Your booking it takes so long I said, my scan is due at 11 so she said they will see you, they just may come half way through and they will scan you we will bring you back in for bloods etc they called me for the scan.

I lay there and she's putting the gel on. I get nervous she's scanning me I don't see the baby.

Then I was confused, she stopped and showed me what she could see and they baby wasn't 11 week 4 days.

'Either you're not as far on as you think or the pregnancy hasn't progressed.'

I then knew it wasn't right. I felt lonely and devastated.

She said give it a week and we will scan you again so waited a week.

3 days after the scan I started bleeding like a period and exactly 6 days after the scan 1st of February I start bleeding it was like a tap.

I got taken in an ambulance, admitted to hospital. I then haemorrhaged and collapsed it traumatised me, was horrific.

I will always wonder what that baby would look like and it's so upsetting people don't talk enough about miscarriage.

I went through another this year as well and it makes you feel hopeless people should defiantly raise awareness and talk about it 

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