by Lisa Robinson
The short version...
I had my son Adam four years ago. When I was ready to try for second child and got pregnant straight away. Six weeks in started bleeding and knew immediately. Three days later heavy bleeding and contractions.
We went to A&E, had scan and were told "There's nothing there. It must have broken up as it was so small" and then was just sent home!
I was off work for two days and went back as I thought it was just like a period. I didn't expect to pass the little bundle a week later in the work toilet...I was horrified!
Unlike some others I have never thought of it as a baby and still don't. I got pregnant the following month as I needed it to stop me thinking about what had happened. The early months of the new pregnancy was a very worrying time as I was waiting for it to happen again.
Happily I gave birth to Sonny 9 months later. I always vowed to try and help people going through what I went through, being sent home to get on with it whilst not being told what to expect is just wrong.
I feel like it was a trip to the dentist and the doctors saying "oh yes it's another miscarriage...never mind" !!!! When it's your body and you have to deal with it alone. Your the one in the toilet by yourself seeing it all happen.
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