1 post from day 19/12/2016

Chemical pregnancy: my experience (emotional post)

Positive pregnant test
Early pregnancy loss or chemical pregnancy is one of those things that as women we aren't encouraged to discuss publicly. The old superstition of you shouldn't talk about pregnancy before 12 weeks, 'just in case'. But 1 in 4 pregnancies end in miscarriage. That is so many women and families going through the upset and grieving a miscarriage and nobody even knows they are suffering. I am 1 in 4 women. In November of this year I experienced a early miscarriage, sometimes called a chemical pregnancy. I found out I was pregnant by doing a home pregnancy test when I was 4 weeks and 2 days pregnant. A beautiful clear pink second line on a FRER (for those not spending silly amounts of time on Trying To Conceive forums - a First Response Early Response test). By the next day I had a negative result. I started bleeding nearly a week later at 5 weeks and 1 day pregnant. ... Continue Reading