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11 Feb 2004

Miscarriage & Pregnancy
Dear Gynae,

I miscarried last Wednesday 4/2 (12 weeks) and had a d & c on 6/2. I am still bleeding. Is this now a period bleeding or just bleeding from the d & c? If it's not a period, when could I expect my first period? Other than feeling physically fine, I had a few cramps and bloating yesterday which made it feel like I was having a period! Mentally and emotionally it's still the roller coaster of grief and all those emotions.

Any advice?
Thank you
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01 Jan 0001

I am sorry for your loss. The bleeding is very likely still from the D&C. Periods after a D&C vary and you may find that this is delayed. There isn't really a way of predicting when it will come as your body will have to return to normal from the changes of pregnancy.
It may help you to talk to someone about your feelings. A good friend would be helpful.

Best wishes
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