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by EPT Host 22
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Nearly the anniversary
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Re: Nearly the anniversary

Hi Kitkat99, I am so sorry to hear that you've suffered these ectopic pregnancies and losses. My heart goes out to you and each of us experiences recovery in different ways and at different times. There isn't a set pathway or a particular timeframe. It's one of the reasons we often encourage women t...
by EPT Host 22
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Bleeding after ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 317

Re: Bleeding after ectopic

Hi Becky, I know you posted this note earlier this week and I wanted to check in on you. How are you doing and has any bleeding occured since you wrote? With good wishes, Michele The Ectopic Pregnancy Trust Registered Charity Number: 1071811 **********************************************************...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Methotrexate and vaccines
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Re: Methotrexate and vaccines

Hi Sophie123, I'm so sorry to hear that you suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can leave us with many questions and I will do my best to help. Methotrexate is an immunosuppressant when used for a long time to treat auto-immune diseases and skin conditions. The methotrexate regimen used for e...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Advice
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Re: Advice

Hi Laney2bags, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. During these early days, it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. The bleeding you may experience occurs after treatment is the body's...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Periods and hcg
Replies: 1
Views: 271

Re: Periods and hcg

Hi Nylz_07, I'm so sorry to hear that you are experiencing an ectopic pregnancy. It can be a confusing time, and while I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific situation, I will do my best to help. Everyone is different in how they respond to methotrexate and how long it takes for the...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Men's Space
Topic: Our worst fear
Replies: 2
Views: 904

Re: Our worst fear

Hi Geth, I am so sorry to read about everything you have gone through. These boards are filled with people who have been through similar experiences and can understand the physical and emotional traumas of ectopic pregnancies. It is so supportive of you, for your wife, to be searching for positive s...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Moving on....
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Re: Moving on....

Hi teddybear123, It's so very natural to experience emotions related to ectopic pregnancy beyond the original incident. I have found in the years past my ectopic, even while life returns to a normal cadence, the emotions still bubble up. It is natural to feel a longing for your own child when you se...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Resuming conception boosting vitamins and folic acid
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: Resuming conception boosting vitamins and folic acid

Hi Chrisam, The Trust recommends taking folic acid for at least 12 weeks prior to conception. This is important as a shortage of folate could lead to neural tube defects in a developing embryo and the supplement is needed for the healthy development of the embryo. With good wishes, Michele *********...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: One week later
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Re: One week later

Hi Cassiek, I'm so very sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. My heart aches for you and I know how many questions the experience can leave us with. I will do my very best to help. Many women experience discomfort after experiencing ectopic pregnancy and it can be a scary...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: I can't believe this is happening again. Devastated.
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: I can't believe this is happening again. Devastated.

Hi Nienna, I am so sorry you are having to endure this situation and my heart goes out to you. In these early days, I hope you can take extra time for yourself. I know it is easier to say than to do, but it is so important both physically and emotionally. Going through ectopic pregnancies and miscar...
by EPT Host 22
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: When to lift?
Replies: 3
Views: 450

Re: When to lift?

Hi Laura80, I'm so sorry to hear that you have suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. I'm not medically qualified and cannot comment on your specific recovery. Not knowing the type of surgery you had, I can say that one-week post-surgery is still very recent. Healing times vary from woman to woman,...
by EPT Host 22
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Maybe this will help...
Replies: 3
Views: 647

Re: Maybe this will help...

Thank you Honeydrop9 for sharing those words with us. Sending strength and support to you. With good wishes, Michele ************************************************************************** If we have been able to help you, are you able to help us with a small donation or by volunteering or fundra...
by EPT Host 22
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Main Board
Topic: What to expect...
Replies: 5
Views: 877

Re: What to expect...

Hi ClareCuppyCake, I'm so sorry to hear you are experiencing an ectopic pregnancy and loss. This can leave us with many questions, and I will do my best to help answer your questions. Please take time reading my response and feel free to ask any further questions. With treatment for ectopic pregnanc...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Possible ectopic/PUL
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: Possible ectopic/PUL

Hi Mrsgvd, I am so sorry to hear that you are going through this worrying time. I know how anxious it can be not having as much information and certainty as we'd like. It's very good that you are being monitored and I encourage you to take these next days to look after yourself. As I'm not medically...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Scared
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Re: Scared

Hi Bori137, I'm so sorry to hear that you've suffered an ectopic pregnancy and loss. Your surgery is still quite recent, and it is incredibly important to look after yourself and allow time for yourself to heal both physically and emotionally. Many women experience changes to their menstrual cycles ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 4 months on
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Re: 4 months on

Hi Slaude13, I am so sorry to hear of all you have been through. Ectopic pregnancies are physical and emotional traumas, and they leave us with many emotions to work through. It can be very difficult to express these emotions after an ectopic pregnancy. While family and friends may be supportive, th...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 1 year on
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Re: 1 year on

Hi Frankie1984, I am so sorry to hear that you've suffered this ectopic pregnancy and loss. My heart goes out to you and each of us experiences recovery in different ways and at different times. There isn't a set pathway or a particular timeframe. It's one of the reasons we often encourage women to ...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: 6 months later... body still playing catch up
Replies: 1
Views: 331

Re: 6 months later... body still playing catch up

Hi Nicolestubbs, I am so sorry to hear about your ectopic pregnancy and loss. Each recovery is so individual and it can take some time before our bodies go back to a more "normal" state. While I'm not medically qualified to comment on your specific case, I would always encourage you to bring up your...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: At how many weeks did you rupture?
Replies: 3
Views: 843

Re: At how many weeks did you rupture?

Hi Marmoannie, I'm so sorry to hear you are going through this worrying time. Future pregnancies can bring up many anxieties for those of us who have experienced ectopic pregnancies. I'm not medically qualified to comment on your particular situation and am not familiar with the options in Australia...
by EPT Host 22
Fri Dec 20, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Main Board
Topic: Fertility treatment and an ectopic
Replies: 1
Views: 347

Re: Fertility treatment and an ectopic

Hi Madigan, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I'm so very sorry to hear of your ectopic pregnancy and loss. It can be a very confusing time and brings up so many emotions which we may not have expected. You have suffered physical and emotional trauma, and right now, it is so important to loo...