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Feb 28, 2010 - 2 comments
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Pregnancy

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Pregnancy test

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ectopic

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Life



My whole life I thought that the whole 'having a baby' thing would be reasonably straight forward. At age 27, my partner and I decided I would finish the pill and "see what happened".  one month later after an unusually heavy period that carried on for 2 weeks (I, for some reason perhaps intuition?) took a home pregnancy test which to my confusion, came up with a faint 2nd line. My partner and I tried not to get excited, but how could we not? It wasn't long before we were told I had a right ectopic pregnancy, and was immediately operated on. I had never considered the fact that I could be one of those women who may not be able to have children and as devastating as it was, I never considered lightening would strike twice.

That was 6 months ago. It took me 6 months to finally get pregnant again only to have ANOTHER ectopic last week, this time losing the right tube. I've found this time around, I feel a little bit numb about the whole thing. I still have my left tube but have been told it has some scarring on it. I've been booked in to see a specialist in 6 months time. I'm really hoping I won't need IVF...so I guess let's watch this space... WISH ME LUCK.

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by PrettyKitty1, Feb 28, 2010
Oh StressHead, I am so sorry to find out about your ectopic pregnancy. You posted , I think a couple times on the pregnancy forum, and I was sure you were very excited about being pregnant. I wish you good luck. But, don’t lose hope. You will have a baby when you least expect it.

God Bless.


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by TrudieC, Feb 28, 2010
I've been where you are and feel for you.  I hope they can find an easy solution for you.

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