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12 Jan 2008

worried - 14 weeks
Dear Doc.
I am 14 weeks pregnant
I am at the stage of pregnancy where i do not feel sick (or pregnant for that matter!) but i also do not yet feel any movement from the baby (which i know is normal). My question is. If something were to happen to the fetus (die for some reason inside the womb), would i feel it? Will i start to bleed? Or will i only find out with my next ultrasound that the fetus has died? I worry every day as i battled to get prenant and would like to know if there is an indication if the fetus is no longer alive inside me.

Thanks for your help
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It is normal to worry about this. It is possible for the fetus to die without there being any signs, but there is a much higher chance that all will be well.

Best wishes
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