A YOUNG mum has been left in agony for FIVE DAYS waiting for a life-saving ectopic pregnancy op. Samantha Colville, 23, was “screaming on the floor” with stomach pains on Saturday morning amid fears for her unborn baby. Samantha spent almost a week in hospital Her ectopic pregnancy – a complication where the embryo attaches outside the uterus – had been missed during 50 emergency doctor appointments over eight weeks. The carer, from Kirkcaldy, Fife, said: “I have been in absolute agony for two months. The whole left side of my body has been so sore, it’s been unbearable. “It […]
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Coronation Street star Simon Gregson and wife Emma have revealed their heartbreak over their 12 miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy which left Emma hours from death. Simon and Emma are proud parents to three sons, but growing their family hasn’t been easy. They have spoken to this week’s OK! Magazine of their heartache over recent years with 12 miscarriages – including an ectopic pregnancy last September which meant Emma needed emergency surgery to save her life. Simon Gregson and wife Emma on the cover of OK! Magazine, on sale now Emma had been having severe stomach pains and feeling ill […]
Almost exactly 46 years after Roe v. Wade, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill legalizing many late term abortions. To celebrate the law, he had landmarks, such as the World Trade Center memorial, lit with pink light. Sarah Cleveland, a “nationally registered ultrasound tech specializing in OB/GYN with 15+ years experience”, says no abortion any time is ever needed, including for ectopic pregnancies. First, she address late term abortions. “If there is an emergency situation during the second or third trimester, the mother is rushed to the hospital where she is immediately hooked to a monitor. Her belly […]
Even though hospitals do all they can to care for their patients, once someone has been treated for an ectopic pregnancy there is always the next emergency to deal with and someone else’s life to save. With the best will in the world, hospital resources can only go so far and, while hospitals are able to treat the physical trauma associated with an ectopic pregnancy, they cannot be there in the coming weeks, months and, in some case, years while the patient overcomes the emotional trauma of an ectopic pregnancy. Once the physical threat is dealt with, a woman (and […]
We believe that pregnancies implant in the fallopian tube because of a combination of factors: A failure of the mechanisms which move the pregnancy along the fallopian tube into the womb and a change in the environment in the fallopian tube that allows early implantation to occur. We also know that some things make a patient more at risk of having an ectopic pregnancy. For example, where a patient has had previous abdominal surgery, the risk is said to be increased up to 4 times. If a patient had a sexually transmitted infection like Chlamydia, then the risk is increased […]
If an egg is fertilized in a fallopian tube, it is an ectopic pregnancy and cannot result in the healthy delivery of a baby. A tubal or ectopic pregnancy can also be life-threatening if left untreated, according to the Mayo Clinic. While a tubal pregnancy is devastating to a hopeful mom, the good news is that successful detection and treatment of the condition increases your chances of future healthy pregnancies. Vaginal Bleeding Light vaginal bleeding is usually one of the first signs of an ectopic pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. If the bleeding becomes heavy and is not associated […]
If you’ve seen any of my Instagram stories within the last week or so, then you probably have a good idea of what’s in this post. But I still feel the need to write about it. Because that’s just what we do here. That’s what this place is for. Feel free to skip if you don’t want to read anything having to do with fallopian tubes. We weren’t trying for a baby. We honestly were’t even considering trying for another until maybe next year sometime. (At least I wasn’t. Tyson would’ve already had a newborn wrapped to him right now […]