Tuesday, April 26, 2011

My First Bleeding Scare

Yesterday, I had my first bleeding scare of this pregnancy. I was really hoping to make it through this pregnancy without any problems this time but no such luck! The baby is FINE!

Yesterday, while getting in my car to take it to the car wash, I felt a big gush. Had I been 20+ weeks I would have sworn it was my water breaking. I rushed to the bathroom only to find blood. I immediately called my Dr but since the office was closed already I had to leave a message with the answering service. I then text my pregnant friend Erin (the QUEEN of bleeding during pregnancy) just to say a few choice cuss words about the situation. HAHAHA! Then I waited for the Dr to call me back. 20 mins passed...another text with choice words to Erin. 45 mins passed...another raging mad text to Erin. One hour...a text FROM Erin with choice words for my Dr haha! Then finally, one hour and 15 mins later the Dr calls me back. WHAT THE WHAT??!!??!! The Dr's answer? "Well it could be nothing or it could be a miscarriage" I'm pretty sure London could have told me that. She told me to come in first thing in the morning for an ultrasound and I agreed.

Had this been last pregnancy I would have flipped my lid at the "take two Tylenol and call me in the morning" type of response she gave me. I would have been sitting in the emergency room when she called me back ONE HOUR AN FIFTEEN MINUTES LATER!!! This time though, I had my secret weapon to calm my nerves, MY DOPPLER! You see as soon as I started bleeding I ran to the bedroom, lubed up my belly like it was a squeaky wheel, and found the Baby's heartbeat.  I was so relieved.

I continued to bleed for about 2 hours. During that time I showed A LOT of restraint by only checking the heartbeat about 50 times.

This morning bright and early I went to the Dr. for my ultrasound. Baby looked great and they were able to find the source of the bleed. They also saw that my placenta is directly on top of my cervix. GREAT!!!!! Possible placenta previa? FANTABULOUS!! It's way too early to tell if my placenta will stay on top of my cervix, the Dr said it will most likely move as my uterus stretches. At least that is the hope! I'm not sure I can handle that much bed rest this time, especially with a 2 year old.

The baby looked like a real baby during the ultrasound. S/He was kicking and moving and measuring right on track with a heartbeat of 164.  The tech gave me a really scary picture though. I was too lazy to scan it, so here is a crappy cell phone picture of it.

Tomorrow is my NT scan, so I'm sure I will get some better pictures to share with all of you then. I'm really looking forward to seeing my baby again! This is finally starting to feel real!

P.S. Don't forget to enter my National Infertility Awareness Week Giveaway!!

25 comments:

amiracle4us said...

glad all is well!

Erin said...

Hahaha, I am the queen of pregnancy bleeding. Seriously I think I bleed if someone looks at me the wrong way! So glad everything is ok! And THANK GOD for the doppler. It has saved me from losing my mind during this pregnancy.

Kakunaa said...

Holy shit it took their emergency call back person over an hour to call back a bleeding pregnant woman? I'm gonna kick some ass for you! Bad!

I am glad all is well...and usually the placenta does move, so fingers are crossed yours does, too!

Fox Family said...

This sounds exactly like me a few months back. HA Everything down to the placenta being in the way. I am sure it will move, but being so contricted is not going to be easy! Glad everything is ok with the little one!

Bridget said...

So glad everything is ok!

a field of dreams said...

Gald everything is ok Aly. I had some bleeding at 14 weeks which turned out to be old blood and the placenta moving. Hope the rest of the PG goes along smoothly.

Jacksmom said...

So glad everything is ok. I would have been irate with my doc too. The nerve! Thank goodness for the doppler!

Calmly Chaotic said...

Oh that is scary! So glad to hear that everything is fine. Seeing blood is always unsettling.

Tina said...

How scary! I can't believe it took them so long to call you back. Glad everything is ok!!!

Cherbear said...

whew! so glad the baby is okay. You crack me up, "only 50 times" LOL

Kat said...

SO HAPPY to hear everything is OK!!!!!! This would have scared the living daylights out of me.

Fran said...

Scary scary scary moments!! Delighted all is well though.

Stopping by from ICLW!
Fran ICLW #131

Tracey said...

Had my own that I (and my daughter) survived. Also worked as a med asst for an ivf practice and saw one so bad that no one ever would have thought it wasn't a miscarriage, but her baby was fine. Glad you're ok. Good luck.
ICLW #156 Tracey

Annalisa said...

So scary. My sil, just had a baby two weeks ago. In the beginning of her 2nd trimester she ended up in the ER, heavily bleeding for EXACTLY the same reason. The bleeding came and went throughout the next few months but by the time she delivered all was as it should be. Good luck and take it easy.

Katrina said...

Oh wow, so glad everything is okay. How cool that you had a doppler to check on the heartbeat! In all of my pregnancies, I never once had my own doppler. I'm just a tad bit jealous :)

I'm a new follower via the Blog Button Hop! Congrats on your pregnancy! How exciting!

TheyAllCallMeMom

Guo Guo said...

jordan 11
ugg outlet
canada goose sale
uggs on sale
coach factory outlet
coach factory
michael kors bags
louis vuitton
tory burch outlet online
ray ban clubmaster
michael kors uk
coco chanel
nike outlet
jordan 6 rings
moncler
coach factory online
tory burch boots
jordan concords
canada goose jackets
michael kors outlet
polo ralph lauren online
michael kors outlet online
louis vuitton
coach outlet online
timberland uk
ugg australia
jordans 11
fitflop outlet
ugg boots
michael kors uk
coach factory outlet
lv bags
christian louboutin shoes
louis vuitton purses
oakley sunglasses
michael kors handbags
burberry bags
michael kors watches
jordan 13 retro
true religion

chenlina said...

chenlina20150713
oakley outlet
louis vuitton
discount christian louboutin
michael kors outlet
kevin durant basketball shoes
true religion outlet
louis vuitton outlet
louis vuitton handbags
cheap chi straighteners
toms shoes
michael kors handbags
coach outlet online
coach outlet store online
fendi outlet
michael kors uk
cheap jerseys wholesale
louis vuitton handbags
oakley vault
louis vuitton handbags
jordan 6 rings
cheap jerseys wholesale
oakley sunglasses wholesale
tory burch outlet
coach factory outlet
coach outlet store online
mont blanc mountain
michael kors
chanel handbags
michael kors uk

burberry scarf
cheap nfl jerseys
louis vuitton
abercrombie
michael kors outlet

michael kors outlet online
michael kors outlet
michael kors handbags
marc jacobs outlet
as

mao qiuyun said...

rolex watches uk
cheap nhl jerseys
tiffany and co
chanel outlet
dallas cowboys jersey
nba jerseys, http://www.nbajerseys.us.com
the north face jackets
coach outlet
tory burch shoes
louis vuitton handbags
iphone 6 plus cases
cartier bracelet
ray-ban sunglasses, http://www.ray-bansunglassess.in.net
hermes belt
celine outlet
hollister clothing store
los angeles clippers jerseys
chicago bulls jersey
chanel outlet
tory burch outlet online
ray ban sunglasses, http://www.ray-bansunglassess.in.net
oakley sunglasses
longchamp handbags
giuseppe zanotti outlet
cheap nba jerseys
oakley sunglasses
air max 90
soccer jerseys
louis vuitton uk
abercrombie and fitch
los angeles lakers jerseys
burberry outlet
coach outlet
nike free 5.0
louis vuitton outlet store
salvatore ferragamo
manchester united jersey
0815maoqiuyun

mao qiuyun said...

true religion outlet
pandora
cheap uggs, http://www.uggboot.com.co
vans shoes
jordan shoes
cheap mlb jerseys
mont blanc pens
new balance shoes
jordan shoes, http://www.jordan-shoes.us.com
asics shoes
ray ban sunglasses
michael kors outlet, http://www.michaelkorsoutlet-store.us.com
coach outlet
prada shoes
michael kors outlet
supra shoes
mbt shoes
timberland shoes
celine outlet online
oakley sunglasses
ugg boots clearance,ugg australia,uggs on sale,ugg slippers,uggs boots,uggs outlet,ugg boots,ugg,uggs
oakley sunglasses
beats by dre
mcm bags
ray ban sunglasses
louis vuitton outlet
jordan 4
ray ban
coach outlet
instyler ionic styler
rolex watches,rolex watches,swiss watches,watches for men,watches for women,omega watches,replica watches,rolex watches for sale,rolex replica,rolex watch,cartier watches,rolex submariner,fake rolex,rolex replica watches,replica rolex
minnesota vikings jerseys
michael kors factory online, http://www.michaelkorsfactoryoutletonline.com
ray ban sunglasses online
ugg boots, http://www.uggboot.com.co
swarovski uk
converse shoes
0815maoqiuyun

sfsd said...

Coach Outlet Online,
Burberry Outlet Online,
Michael Kors Outlet Online,
Ralph Lauren Outlet Online,
Longchamp Outlet Online,
MCM Outlet Online,
Oakley Outlet Online,
Ugg Boots Sale,
Coach Outlet,
Burberry Outlet,
Toms Outlet Online,
Chanel Outlet Online,
Oakley Outlet,
Coach Handbags Outlet,
Michael Kors Handbags Outlet,
MCM Handbags Outlet,
Gucci Handbags Outlet,
Burberry Handbags Outlet,
Michael Kors Outlet,
Burberry Outlet,
Nike Outlet,
Ralph Lauren Outlet,
Ray Ban Outlet,
Nike Shoes Outlet,
Air Huarache UK,
Air Max Shoes Outlet,
Supra Shoes Outlet,
Toms Shoes Outlet,
Coach Bags Outlet,
Coach Factory Outlet,
Michael Kors USA,
Nike Air Huarache
ugg boots outlet
polo outlet online
Coach Online Outlet
Nike Outlet
polo outlet
Michael Kors Outlet Canada
MCM Backpack
Michael Kors Outlet
Gucci Outlet

小 Gg said...

ray ban sunglasses
nobis outlet
true religion jeans
ralph lauren
snapback hats
north face jackets
longchamp outlet online
oakley
tods shoes,tods shoes sale,tods sale,tods outlet online,tods outlet store,tods factory outlet
nba jerseys wholesale
replica handbags
mizuno shoes
cheap oakley sunglasses
michael kors outlet sale
new york knicks
nfl jerseys wholesale
baltimore ravens
miami dolphins
michael kors uk outlet
tory burch shoes
uggs on sale
qqq1106

小 Gg said...

tiffany jewelry
michael kors uk outlet
polo ralph lauren outlet
oakley sunglasses
ugg outlet
cheap jordans
fred perry shirts
oakley outlet online
the north face
ray ban
juicy couture sale
nfl jerseys wholesale
air jordan 11 free shipping
tommy hilfiger outlet
mlb jerseys wholesale
hollister,hollister canada,abercrombie and fitch,abercrombie,abercrombie fitch,abercrombie kids,a&f
nike air max 90
michael kors handbags,michael kors outlet,michael kors outlet online,michael kors,kors outlet,michael kors outlet online sale,michael kors handbags clearance,michael kors purses,michaelkors.com,michael kors bags,michael kors shoes,michaelkors,cheap michael kors
cheap ugg boots
ugg boots
valentino shoes
qqq1106

dong dong23 said...

timberland boots
jordan 13
michael kors outlet
ugg boots paris
louis vuitton handbags
uggs uk
ugg canada
coach outlet
louis vuitton outlet stores
adidas shoes
michael kors handbags
ugg sale
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton handbags
true religion outlet
uggs australia
louis vuitton
ugg boots
louis vuitton
coach outlet store online clearances
coach factory outlet
cheap uggs
coach outlet store online
nike roshe run
lebron james shoes 2015
michael kors purses
cincinnati bengals jerseys
adidas nmd
nike basketball shoes
nike air max 90
ugg boots
jordan shoes
adidas outlet store
michael kors handbags
celine
true religion uk
true religion jeans
adidas yeezy
canada goose jackets
20168.22wengdongdong

琐事 said...

cheap nike shoes sale
san diego chargers jerseys
chicago bulls
michael kors handbags online
cheap ray bans
michael kors handbags outlet
new york knicks
cheap jordans
fitflops shoes
michael kors handbags

raybanoutlet001 said...

michael kors handbags
new york jets jerseys
golden state warriors jerseys
birkenstock sandals
jaguars jersey
giants jersey
cheap oakley sunglasses
armani exchange outlet
michael kors handbags
fitflops

Post a Comment

Don't be shy, I love comments.