Find out what Mumsnet users thought of Echo by Lloyd’s Pharmacy, Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. Pickles79. When will my periods start again after pregnancy? Congratulations on your new pregnancy. No experience but my DD was born at 36 weeks, happy, healthy and no probs. And hearing your story makes those concerns even more real.I had another dating scan today - at the previous scan they changed my dates so I needed to go back - baby was fine all was OK and I have a consultant appointment in 10days so I will start writing my list of questions! I had a LLETZ back in 2002. lol i am trying to explain that at the mo i dont have those risks if we tried now and that if we wait till after the treatment i could be worrying more with the risks! Afterbirth pains are belly cramps you feel as your uterus (womb) shrinks back to its regular size after pregnancy. While the end of pregnancy seems really far away, it does arrive more quickly than many moms anticipate. Im 26 and have had both tubes removed after 3 ectopics 2 miscarriages and 1 termination, had 2 lletz procedures to remove CIN3 and would like to start IVF this year. Hi - I am 11 weeks pregnant and had a loop cone biopsy back in July. Why should pregnant women avoid sheep during the lambing season? Other than that, he has told me everything else should go smoothly. I have no idea how much of my cervix was removed and am very worried about effects on this, my first pregnancy.I am now 14 weeks +2 pregnant. HUGE STRETCH MARKS Natalie Edmonds, 26, is a holistic therapist from Weston-super-Mare, Somerset. Littlei - thanks for your post. p.s the cervical scan is usually done between 22-24 weeks. I had a Lletz, and was assured by the consultant that the only likely impact was that I was more liable to give birth early (or even very early). I have however read that it can make conceiving difficult, increase the risk of miscarriage & make prem labour more likely. Pregnancy test CVS is a prenatal test that is performed during pregnancy to detect possible abnormalities in the fetus. I'm going to revive this thread again.I went to see a consultant about the fact I've had 1 lletz treatment and I'm worried about 2nd trimester miscarriage. I'm a runner as well and carried on running until about 22 weeks - would have gone mad if had had to stop! I am over the moon, but I have just been told that Lletz can cause women to miscarry has anyone else been through this at all as my doctoer agrees but midwife doesn't?? Unfortunately I've also read that it does none of these things & that's from reputable sources. btw i had lletz age 21 and this was advice i received. I could then have the treatment done in a yr after the baby, i only would like one more child so it seems silly to have the treatment and have the worry. Good luck. I am currently 14+1 and about 4 years ago, had treatment for pre-cancerous cells. Is this cause for concern. Should she be on bedrest 3. However, I had also previously given birth at 37 1/2 weeks, so I think I may just cook them quickly. It has been the midwife's casual approach that prompted me to post about this in the first place. Into my second pregnancy, and my midwife told me at booking in, that what a good job I hadn't had it done as it could cause complications with dilation I think that there is differing opinions wherever you go in all honesty. The cramps should go away in a few days. Good luck. Hi - I am 11 weeks pregnant and had a loop cone biopsy back in July.I know that one of the 'side effects' is premature labour at around 37weeks but would like to know if anyone else has experience of this and what expect.My GP has told me to stop any high impact exercise (I used to run 3 times a week) where as my midwife didn't see it as a problem to carry on as usual.I have a consultants appointment in 3 weeks but other than that and with two conflicting points of view, I don't know what to think!Mumsnet Jury? With my son i had an emergency stitch put in at 25 weeks as i have gone into premature labour( but it was stopped , thats why they put it in, to prolong my pregnancy) On 3rd of august i had lletz done for cin3. Thanks for the guidance and the post didn't seem abrupt at all!Yes it was a loop cone biopsy under a general that I had. Ah, yes, Muddle78 is right. Hey i am thinking of trying for another baby but have been told that there is a risk of having a pre-term baby and risk of miscarraige! The hospital may want to put a stitch in my cervix at about 16 - 18 weeks to give it support in holding the weight of the baby. The good thing is that it did keep the baby in, they just had to do a cs to get both my dc's out. I was assured by the specialist nurse at the clinic (who seemed very knowledgable and was quoting different research papers) that there was no significant risk to future pregnancies of having one Lletz procedure, although there was a slightly increased risk of having an early birth - by which she meant around 37 weeks. If there was a shortening then he would thought about putting a stitich in to help but this wasn't needed.I'm now 29 weeks and all is well!HTH. Thank you all for your comments. Are you wondering how soon you can get pregnant after birth? A cone biopsy is done under general anesthetic so day in hospital, proper op etc. as far as i am aware Lletz does not affect pregnancy at all as it is a relativly small shaving of skin removed from the cervix. I had 2 LLETZ treatments in 2004 /2005 after CIN3 cells were found. It’s important to focus on your health, though, not your figure. i've had 3 lletz and have an incompetant cervix as a result. Had incompetent/short cervix and needed cervical stitch. Can HIV be passed to an unborn baby in pregnancy or through breastfeeding? For many women, this starts around the sixth or eighth week after conception. All of the precancerous cells were removed and have had to normal smears since. We are no longer providing high standard critical care, because we cannot. Perhaps its the extent of the surgery plays a part. You may also experience bleeding and discharge for up to three to four weeks, though for some people this may stop as early as one to two weeks. Hi alp - I haven't had a cone biopsy but I had LLETZ twice and am now 36+5 and no sign of baby coming early. I am absolutely terrified of losing another baby! During pregnancy and after delivery, exerc and a healthy diet are key to getting your body back in shape (under the direction of your ob-gyn, of course). During labour, I dilated normally (in spite of scar tissue) but did end up with an emergency C-section for reasons unrelated to my cervix. By about 6 weeks after … As I've had quite a lot of tissue removed from my cervix I am keen to have some reassurance that it's up to the job! x. Femail asked six brave mothers to reveal the toll pregnancy has taken on their figures. While people can naturally assume that they’re infertile after long periods of trying unsuccessfully, this may not always be the case. After giving birth, you might be wondering how soon it’s possible to get pregnant, when and if you'll get your period while breastfeeding, and whether, as you may have heard from nursing friends, breastfeeding can actually stop you from conceiving. All I could handle after my second pregnancy was taking walks with my two babies in their stroller—but at least it was something. Right after you give birth, your uterus is round and hard and weighs about 2½ pounds. Or it can all be perfectly normal and the cone biopsy won't mean anything!Have fun when you chat to your doctor! I understand that most women don't have any problems following LETZ. I've never heard to can make women miscarry but it can cause problems with labour because the cervix might be unable to dilate because of scare tissue of may become incompetant. I have had 2 LETZ treatments, nov 04 and march 05. Ds was born exactly on due date, no stitch needed - but I did have incompetent cervix and labour was only 4 hours from first twinge to holding ds. Can you help?! These common infections are easily treated with antibiotics. She has abdominal cramps. I had LLETZ & was told at the time it wouldn't affect any future pregnancies. Perhaps I am naive to think that a lletz and cone biopsy are/were the same.Thanks for the comments and advice - It is the not knowing what to expect that is most annoying especially as the GP and Midwife have such differing opinions.If I know what the 'usual' care is for a some having had a cone biopsy then at least I can speak to the consultant with some knowledge and confidence. Neighbours having a gathering for 20 people tonight! I was told that the risk was very high due to my history of already having a preterm baby and the LLETZ procedure. To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account. Get updates on how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy by signing up to the Mumsnet Pregnancy Newsletters. When you think about it physically, how can anyone mucking about with your cervix NOT cause issues ? As a result my cervix became very tight and my periods wouldn't come out very well, only if I ran or went for a pee (sorry about the TMI). I hope that all goes well at your meeting with the consultant.Good luck with everything!! btw i had lletz age 21 and this was advice i received. Like Worzel I'm mainly scar tissue so booked in for a CS, however doctor has pointed out that is due to the cone biopsy, not the LLETZ.Good luck. No-where have I seen a link between lletz and miscarriage, although there is a link between "incompetent cervix" (horrible term) and (I think) loop diathermy, which is / was another way of treating pre-cancerous cervical cells. Vaginal bleeding after childbirth which occurs despite a well-contracted uterus and which does not appear to be arising from the vagina or perineum is an indication for examining the cervix. Dec 23, 2009 6:42PM in Pregnancy Hey folks I had a LLETZ treatment a year ago past November, for abnormal cervical cells - it's the only one I've had, so I have been reassured that because of that, and because it wasn't very big, that any related risk of going into labour slightly early is small. Pregnancy brings changes in your hormonal balance. Talk widget showing discussions of the day & trending threads, Subscribe to Mumsnet emails direct to your inbox. alp Wed 01-Apr-09 11:37:04. “It takes time,” Ricciotti says. My midwife missed the fact that my history might cause a problem with the pregnancy.My consultant has told me that if I get pregnant again they will do an early scan and an internal exam. The medical term is cervical stenosis IIRC. I think most women are fine and my cervix has been especially butchered over the years but it is something worth watching even if the only extra thing they do is check your cervcal length at your scans. Are pregnant women entitled to free NHS dental treatment? I had a 12 hour hefty labour with ds in autumn 2006 and only dilated 1cm, so he was whipped out by em cs. In a bid to put a stop to her ever-expanding brood, the super fertil… My consultant said I could jump on a trampoline during my second pregnancy and the baby would stay in. Pregnant? I had Lletz and became pregnant less than a month later. Bicnod - I am going mad at not being able to run! For example: 1. I didn't have Lletz but I did have a cold knife cone biopsy under GA for CIN in December 2006. yep - thats also possible, they can come out quick and early or you can not dilate and it can take longer! Thank you again everyone. LLETZ are seen as relatively minor - although having had them I still think pretty uncomfortable! 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