18th of Jan. Up to this point I had my cervical cerclage done at 13 weeks. I had a loss at 16 weeks on my birthday july 5 2020 due to cervical incompetence and later diagnosed Antiphospholipid syndrome. I take lovanox shots daily with baby aspirin and at 16 weeks started taking progestore shots weekly. Everything was great at 16 weeks. Cervix was closed and placenta was in the right place. My daughter let the doctor and tech see all they needed to see. Today at my 20 week check up. My cervix is funneling and is pretty much being held up by the cerclage. Now I have to pay attention to contractions or cramps or any heavy bleeding. And my placenta seems to be too close to the cervix which according to my doctor if it does not move away from the cervix with time, I might have to have a c section during my labor. This news obviously is freaking me out. All I can think is what if she is born too early. I'm not sure if I can handle another loss. I know that now there procedures that can be done to help my baby live as early 24 weeks. And that is what I'm hoping for if things go bad. For her to be born after 24 weeks. I have not made not one purchase to prepare for this baby. Now with this news, would it be crazy of me to start purchasing what my baby will need like the essentials? Or am I over reacting? I work in a office for only 4 hours but do drive 45 minutes everyday driving to and back. Should I start to slow down and stay home ? I want to do everything possible for any possible scenario that may happen. I welcome any advise anyone can bring my way. Its hard to find people that have experienced or is experince the same situation.
I lost my daughter at 19 weeks on Jan 18th, 2021 due to cervical incompetence. I was told that if & when I get pregnant again I would have to get a cerclage at 14 weeks and be placed on bed rest. I know that you want to continue working and you may feel like your not working that many hours but I personally would take it easy. Your already feeling anxious and what you want is to feel the least stress as possible during a stressful time.
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