I know many are scared to have another child after a loss, complication and/or experiencing NICU. I'm here to say I completely understand how scary it can be, the thoughts that come to your mind. Use your support system, feel free to talk to many of us here, talk to your doctors and most importantly, listen to what your body says and heart says.
I lost my baby 1 week ago through premature birth. He was at NICU and they couldn’t make him feel better. I’m scared of having another baby.
I completely understand how you feel Tabby. I was scared to have another one but knew how much we wanted a child. We took it one day at a time, I had a great support system and my doctors were a big help as well. Prayers to you.
My doctor told me to have another baby after 3 months of loss. Now I'm going to wait since I'm very eager to have another baby.
Tabby, I was very eager too. We had our wonderful rainbow baby.
Hi,thank you for having me here. I must say yesterday made it just a week ago we lost our baby at 28weeks two days old with no signs that the baby has stopped movement and heartbeat. It is still so hard coming to accepting it with so many questions in my head and fears too.
I know that feeling. I still question till this day, 11 years later. Prayers to you.
I lost my baby boy last Sunday at 30 weeks. It was due to an inexplicable hemorrhage that caused the placenta to separate during the night. It's absolutely unreal. The doctors have no answers for why this occurred in an otherwise "perfect pregnancy" (as my OB described it). My husband and I are so confused and devastated. I'm 37 years old and hope to have another chance. I wish I could have an immediate do-over but know that it will take time. Instead of counting the days to my baby's arrival, I'll now need to count the time it takes to recover and get myself to a strong, healthy place to try again.
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