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    Hey ladies anyone ever been diagnosed with a subchronic hematoma and had a successful pregnancy?

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    With my first pregnancy I had a SCH diagnosed at 8 weeks. I had random bleeding daily until 11 weeks and was completely done by 14 weeks. I had an extra ultrasound at 16 weeks where they determined it had cleared on its own. They told me to take it easy, which I did (desk job) and I stopped my exercise and any heavy lifting.

    With my 3rd pregnancy, I had heavy bright red bleeding everytime I did anything remotely close to activity. It started at 6 weeks and ended around 15 weeks. They never found a cause for that. My water did break at 33 weeks but I don't know if there is any relation.

    I think most of the time it resolves itself and everything is fine. Google is not your friend here
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    ***Lurking from January***

    I had one with a previous pregnancy. My baby arrived healthy as could be a few days before his due date.

    Mine was very large and persisted through basically the entire second trimester-which is very rare. Usually they resolve on their own during the first trimester. I did a lot of bedresting, but we still made it to the end just fine.

    I would agree with the above poster about the internet, although I did get on there when I had my SCH. There are scary stories, but truly your chances are good that it will not cause problems.
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    I started bleeding a little today and when I called my doc they said it was a sch and like you said not to worry about they resolve on their own. But it seems like I'm having a little more cramping and back pain than usual. Did you ladies have a little more cramping?

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    Ya google was no good!! Horrible stories!

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    My friend had one. Her dr put her on complete bedrest and terrified her and her husband with horror stories. She had a hard time bonding with the pregnancy because he (the dr) had her convinced she would lose the baby. In a few weeks it got better on its own, and she now has a healthy 5 month old.
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    It scares me, I just went to the bathroom again and it's now turn to bright red blood. I'm just praying that it's passing and getting out of there!!

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    Can your doctor see you for an ultrasound, especially if this is the first episode of bleeding? It was reassuring for me to see the baby with a heartbeat and everything when I was bleeding. The bleeding was bright red when I had it too.
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    Sorry I forgot-I don't recall having back pain, but I did have mild cramping. It wasn't really painful though.
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    Went to the er to get some reassurance due to my doc out of town. They couldn't find a hb on us. Sorry I'm not meaning to scare or be neg. thank you ladies for all your responses

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