what are the chances of a mmc after seeing HB

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  1. Aidan's Mummy

    Aidan's Mummy Mummy to Aidan and Oliver

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    Hi ladies
    I have my 12 week scan a week on monday and I'm so scared they are going to tell me baby has died :(. Its totally irrational I know and I feel silly but the fear is so real. I had a scan at 7 wees and bubs was fine with a strong heartbeat. So my question is what are the chances of a miscarriage/ missed miscarriage once a hb is seen. Need someone to pull me back to reality before I drive myself crazy :cry: x
     
  2. livfc

    livfc Mummy to Angel Luke

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    Im sure I have read somewhere that the chances of a MMC after seeing the heartbeat go down to something tiny like 2%
    xx
     
  3. jojo23

    jojo23 mum to 1 angel baby

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    hi hun, its only natural to feel nervous, i have my 9 weeks scan tomorrow and feel the same.. but honestly once you see the heartbeat the chances of miscarriage drop dramatically!! its like 2-5% or something like that...everything will be fine you'll be updating us tomorrow with a pic no doubt! GL xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
     
  4. albs

    albs Well-Known Member

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    the book i'm reading (up the duff by kaz cook) says after seeing the heartbeat the chance drops to 1%. i've got a scan in 9 days and i'll be 7 1/2 weeks, i can't wait!!
     
  5. Aidan's Mummy

    Aidan's Mummy Mummy to Aidan and Oliver

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    Thank you ladies, this is why I love this forum and the ladies in it. Your all here with supportive words and reassurance :hugs: x
     
  6. monkeypooh

    monkeypooh having a little girl!

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    Wow! I just love this board. I had no idea and I have been freaking out about the same stuff!! So glad to have read this.
     
  7. superfrizbee

    superfrizbee Love my princess & prince

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    Ditto! :)
     
  8. poppytal pope

    poppytal pope Well-Known Member

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    STATISITICS SO ONLY READ IF YOU ARENT GOING TO BE UPSET








    hi , ok what most dr wont tell you is 1 in 3 woman suffer a mc so bear that in mind also what they wont tell you is most mc and mine included happens at around 7 weeks something happens around then that , well , how can i put it make or break time so if you are over that and you are try to relax a bit dont worry yourself, any one who has a mc will tell you its awfull and it is but you come to the conclusion some quicker than others that it just wasnt meant to be, nature takes it course.:thumbup:
     
  9. Sunshine12

    Sunshine12 New Mummy

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    Aidansmummy, its totally natural to worry hun. Im in tears at least once a week worrying that my baby died weeks ago and Im oblivious. Your risks are reduced now that you have seen/heard a heartbeat. Let us know how you get on. Im sure you will be just fine.xxx
     
  10. butterflyk1ss

    butterflyk1ss Well-Known Member

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    Hi honey, I know exactly how you are feeling. My dating scan is Tuesday and I am so worried about it, I had a scan at 8 weeks and the sonographer commented that the heartbeat was really strong - I'm trying to comfort myself with this but am terrified. Reading the statistics though I do feel better - I guess it is natural for us to worry - but I can't wait till Tuesday. Good luck for your scan xxx
     
  11. SabrinaKat

    SabrinaKat Delighted Mum to Finn

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    Having had an mc at 7-8 wks, I was absolutely terrified in this pregnancy that I would have the same problems, so far, so good -- try and take it one day at a time, and yes, the possibility of mc goes down to about 1% after hearing HB...

    best wishes
     
  12. mlyn26

    mlyn26 Mummy to Isaac & Jasmine

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    I think it's equally important to be measuring right too. With my first i was measuring small by 1+ weeks. I saw a hb but ended in mc. This time, i measured right for my dates and saw a hb on Monday at 6+3 weeks. I am hoping this is the real deal for me now. Good luck x
     
  13. Serenity_Now

    Serenity_Now Well-Known Member

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    Oh gosh me too!! :hugs:
     
  14. StranjeGirl

    StranjeGirl First time mommy!

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    My doctor, who is one of the best here in Los Angeles, said that once you see a good heartbeat and everything looks good, your chances go down to 2%. Some people see a heartbeat, but it is really weak or things are not measuring on schedule, and I think that is when you have to worry more. I had many ultrasounds due to bleeding and I was paranoid every time I went in that they were going to tell me the heart stopped. I think it is just normal for us to be paranoid :( However, you sound like you are in a really good spot as things looked good at your last scan! I know you will still worry, but it sounds like things are perfectly fine!! MMC are more uncommon than a typical mc, and the people i know who had them never saw a strong heartbeat (i know it happens, but it is definitely more uncommon) My doctor said that even with my bleeding, if I still felt pregnant, then I probably was...and a scan and cervix check always confirmed that! Good luck at your 12 week scan! :)
     
  15. izzlesnizzle

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    Not just me who's terrified of being told theres no HB then. I saw my little ones HB at 6 weeks and only indicator i can go on thats alls well now is the nausea. Absolutely desperate for the 12 week scan and hopefully i can relax a bit more! Glad to read risk of mc drops to 1-2%. I read that most mc's happen around 6-7 weeks but if you see a HB the risk drops dramatically.
     
  16. pipkintyler

    pipkintyler Mum to Austin and Dexter

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    Not looking good for me then, as I saw heartbeat last Wednesday when I was just 7 weeks and she said I was measuring 6 weeks. :(
     
  17. Stevielyn

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    Don't assume, always keep hope! You wont know for sure until the doctors confirm it... whether you're measuring at 6 and are 7 or not. No point in stressing yourself over it. Good luck to all. I try to hide it in front of everyone and try to just see what everyone says on this site. It's a huge support system.:thumbup:
     
  18. cissyhope

    cissyhope Pregnant with no 2

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    Congratulations!!! we are quite close with dates :flower: yes i know what you mean as i feel the same,got my scan tomorrow and im very nervous.Good luck,im sure all will be fine xxx
     
  19. nataliendan

    nataliendan mum of 2 girls & 1 on way

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    how have u all had early scans?? thought first one was at 10 to 12 weeks can u pay to have it private? imin the uk xx
     
  20. Mummy_Mac

    Mummy_Mac Expecting 2nd

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    Depends on your history - i had early private scans as I have a history of mmc and could not wait for the nhs appt.
     

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