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2109562 tn?1347253848

still born

so im just curious, how often do women have still borns, and what causes them? or does anything cause them? im 15w4d. but i still get nervous of my baby dying somehow, miscarriage, still born, etc. its nothing i stress myself over, as i mostly think positive, but its something that's always in the back of my mind. ??
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Still born can be many different reasons but that is part of the reason they like to monitor baby while you are in labor as much as possible so that they can be sure that nothing has changed with baby's heart rate. But I think that most of the time and same with late pregnancy miscarriage it will be due to something happening with the cord like it being pinched between the baby's head and uterine wall or something along those lines. Again the chance of miscarriage drops dramatically once you hit your second trimester but there is still things that can happen. But you can always ask your dr what some other reasons may be.
2109562 tn?1347253848
yeah i know it drops significantly once you hit the 2nd. and im definitely in the clear, and SO FAR (hoping i dont jinx myself) i haven't had any complications with this pregnancy so far, no blood or anything just normal pregnancy symptoms but there is always the like 5% chance or w/e it is and it scares the crap out of me. lol. i thought maybe it had to do something with like how the mother eats, what she does etc. but i'll definitely ask my doctor. just got a little curious and can't sleep lol
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I alwyz think of stuff like that to its just hard not to im 14+4 days and I hope all that goes away soon
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Hi,i gave birth to my little Angel that was stillborn at 38 weeks in 2010 and although the hospital carried out a post mortem,her death is still unexplained. She had down syndrome but i was told by the consultant that the cause of her death wouldnt be caused by that alone. I think unfortunatly sometimes little Angels pass away because they are needed by God xx
2109562 tn?1347253848
Mrz12 I usually don't think about it. I mostly think about what it is, what i'm going to bring them home in, what they'll look like, what the experience will be like, and the kicks ect all the good things! But sometimes I just can't help but think about what if, it doesn't help that i'm still trying to quit smoking and I've found it so freakin hard. I've cut back but its still not enough....I feel so bad and guilty for my little one. I hope I'll have the strength to quit soon.

Razz i'm so sorry for your loss dear. I can't even imagine how it was. I guess its just like a miscarriage, not really explainable and can happen to anyone unfortunately. I do believe that's why some little ones pass away too he needs them more than we do. Eventually you'll get to meet that little one someday! (:  
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rachb11 ya I think of the kicks and all that to but theres times that comes to my head but I try to think of good things but if u ever need to talk u can messsge me here
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Hi I nearlly lost my daughter at 40 weeks she had cord wrapped several times round her neck I know that some babies arnt so lucky tho!
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