What does a miscarriage look like

It all depends on how far along you are. It might start with a little pinkish/brown tinge or it could start like a regular period. If you are 8 weeks or less, it will seem like a heavy menstrual flow with more clotting. If you are 12 weeks or more, you will possibly have more cramping and might be able to see your baby. I was able to see our baby Michale at 14 weeks. I am sharing a photo of him below. A miscarriage at 18 or more weeks baby will be larger and there will be more blood loss. I have a photo of Matthew but not on this computer and he was not a pretty baby since he was starting to decay. :( Always be aware of your blood loss, if fainting or unconsciousness occur at home, call 911. I did not because I had already been through enough miscarriages to know what my miscarriages are like and how my body reacted to them since I have had six.

What does a miscarriage look like
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8Theresa GouldChicago, Illinois
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    05/12/14
    4Marla
    I have found that each one of my misscarriages were a little different but each one I had very heavy bright red bleeding. The farther along I was the more cramps I had. It is both physical and emotional. I have had 4 and have grieved no matter how far along I was.
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      I had a missed miscarriage. I had no bleeding or warning. I went to the doctor's office and discovered my baby no longer had a heartbeat. I had to have a D & C. I also had to have methotrexate for my first early loss.

      Miscarriage looks different depending on the situation. Bleeding isn't always dependent upon gestational age. I was 11.5 weeks, but I had a fibroid that stopped my uterus from contracting and that led to hemorrhaging during my D & C.
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        05/12/14
        4Katie
        I am very sorry for your losses Theresa. I wanted to thank you for sharing this with all of us. I also wanted to thank you for sharing a photo of your baby with us.
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