I was told I had a placenta abruption: Has this happened to anyone else?

I miscarried and had to have a D&C in mid-January of this year and am currently 13w pregnant. (Unplanned) I went to the ER over some cramping and dizziness yesterday. They did multiple tests and an ultrasound. The baby was moving all around during the ultrasound and had a normal heartbeat. When the doctor finally came in with the results, she told me I had a placental abruption (some of the placentae has detached itself from the uterine wall) I have not been able to calm down, and am trying to stay off Google. My question is, has anyone experienced this? How did it go? What steps or treatment is involved? Is there any chance? I’m sorry, I just don’t think I can mentally handle another miscarriage.


Wheres your OB they should be telling you what to do what to expect!


I did mama, I have endometriosis and some other female problems and it was a struggle to get pregnant. When I did the first two trimesters were the most stressful, I bled for weeks and had to be put on bedrest because her placenta kept trying to detach causing tears and bleeding, I went back and forth to the hospital so much, but everytime she was dancing around in there just fine. Fast forward to now (cause that was a year and a half ago) and my little girl is just fine. Just stay brave and we will say a prayer. Everything’s gonna be okay. Drink plenty of water and stay off your feet when u can. That’s what my ob told me.


I would be asking them Questions to the midwife…

Talk with your OB. Not who is in the ER. Find out the protocol see if bed rest is warranted more ultrasound and growth checks etc.


Did your doctor talk you thru what to expect etc? My mom got it when she was 13wks and was still able to carry my sister to term and she made it. I know not everyone is as fortunate, they told my mom my sister would have all these health issues and to abort her etc, she ended up being perfectly normal. Just take it easy


Also stay off google! It will drive you crazy and stress you out🙅‍♀️


Your OB should have explained it all to you. Take it easy try not to stress I had placental abruption with two of my pregnancies, one at 12 weeks, the other at 16weeks and both mine healed by there selves with bedrest.


I did with my first son. They put me on extreme bed rest keep your feet up and only be up when you have to go to the bathroom or quick trips to the kitchen to get food. NO standing for long periods of time at all! Prayers for you and little one!

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I did but it was almost my due date so i just had an emergency c section i woke up gushing blood and now she is 9 years old .

I had it at 32 weeks with my baby girl who is now almost 2. Said there was nothing anyone could have done to stop it or to have known any sooner than labor.

I have no advice besides keep and eye on baby movements, anything that feels off go in. I had placenta abruption but they didnt know till I was at the hospital because I didnt feel my baby move and I felt way off and just not right. Unfortunately my baby died during labour through out the night while at home.(apparently I was in labour and didnt know it) I had a full term stillborn . So I guess just do what they tell u do and keep track of movements if ur not comfortable with something they say then dont be afraid to go in


Diff stay off Google I had it with my daughter it happened in oct had her is April at 36 weeks when it fully detached she a healthy 2 year old now I was on bed rest til I had her my bleeding never stopped couldnt lift anything had alot more tests they had to do to keep a close eye on her and a couple of blood transfusions but other then that wasnt much but when it had I had blood vessels and everything pop going to her and some of mine in my stomach so idk if that would ve caused me to bleed worse so

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Bed rest I can’t emphasise more I know it’s hard but I’ve been there twice take time off keep your feet up and try not stress x


I did! Scared to death. I thought we were both going to die! I was in the hospital for two day and went home on extreme bedrest. I was told if anything happened at all while I was home they were going to induce. I was 34 weeks. I made it to 37 weeks and my son is AMAZING!!! Dr did say I shouldn’t have anymore kids. Message me if you would like! He is now 5. You can do this!

Bedrest… big time

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My placenta was slowly detaching during my entire pregnancy, my dickhead OB didn’t realize it and just kept saying it was a blood clot and that my profuse bleeding wasn’t worrisome. At 24 weeks I went into labor because of it. Hands down the most traumatizing experience of my life.
If you have any questions, concerns, or just generally want to chat about it feel free to send me a PM. Stay strong mama

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I had one with my middle child… they told me I was miscarrying because I bled so heavy, but an ultrasound confirmed I wasn’t, so dr said if I by some miracle didn’t miscarry that she would be very small and underweight and wouldn’t make it to term… she was born at 40 weeks 2 days and was 9lbs 4.5oz. Try to stay calm and take it easy! Sending prayers your way! :heart:


Call your Doctor he needs to know your concerns.

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Talk to your OB find out what they want you to do and what not to do