ashermans syndrome

Coping with pregnancy after miscarriage

by admin on May 3, 2011

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Having a miscarriage is SHIT. It hurts, mentally AND physically. It takes time to grieve, to recover, to get to the point when you are strong enough to want to try again. Then, when you do get pregnant it’s impossible not to be paranoid it might happen again. It’s hard to get excited, to relax and enjoy being pregnant when each day you wake up fearing the worst.

Despite miscarriage wrongly being seen as a taboo subject, I have no qualms talking about my experiences and have often blogged about what I’ve been through. I have actually had 4 miscarriages, 3 of them since my daughter was born (she is 3). Trying for a second has been a long, expensive and often heart-breaking journey. I had test after test at St Mary’s Hospital (the UK’s leading miscarriage clinic) in London, where I was eventually diagnosed with a blood clotting disorder and Asherman’s Syndrome. Both these conditions are thankfully treatable. I was put on aspirin and daily heparin injections for the blood clotting and had surgery to treat Asherman’s.  [click to continue…]

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My Little Secret – I've Got A Bump

by 21stcenturymummy on December 2, 2010

I’ve been talking about 2 hugely exciting things that were potentially happening in my life, the two things I have been wanting and fighting for, for the past couple of years. The first is our move to Singapore which at last is happening, so now for the second… [click to continue…]

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Asherman's Syndrome: Interview with Specialist Mr Adrian Lower

July 7, 2010

Having recently been diagnosed and had surgery for Asherman’s Syndrome (AS) myself – also known as Intrauterine Adhesions (usually caused by d&cs following miscarriage, terminations and to remove retained placenta at birth), I thought it would help raise awareness of the condition by posting the interview with Mr Lower by Sophie Blake. If undiagnosed, AS […]

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If at first you don't succeed, try, try, try again

March 16, 2010

I have an adorable two year old, but for the past year, I’ve been trying for another baby, and had a third miscarriage in January. For the past couple of months I have been feeling pretty disheartened by the whole thing. It has taken up most of my energy and focus and has been quite […]

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