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95 Stories about PROM at 18 weeks

The stories where the baby survived are marked with green, the stories where the babies did not make it are marked with blue. Black means it was a pregnancy with multiples with different outcome for the babies, or that the outcome is unknown.

Name
(Year)
PROM week Delivery week PROM Days
Debbie
(1998)
18 weeks18 weeks. 0
I started having back pain the night before. I went to the doctor the next day. He checked me and found I had a urinary tract infection. He also said I had bulging membranes and... Read more »
Darsa
(2000)
18 weeks20 weeks. 14
I found out that I was pregnant in the emergency room. I awoke that morning with severe abdominal pains. The doctor did a blood test and determined that I was pregnant. I was ab... Read more »
Linda
(1999)
18 weeks20 weeks. 15
Jeff and I were expecting our first baby in early October. We have been trying for over seven years to have a baby. We really thought this was our miracle baby because I got p... Read more »
Andrea
(2000)
18 weeks25 weeks & 6 days. 55
(This story does not have a happy ending) My membranes ruptured on Dec 1, 1999, at exactly 18 wks when I got up that morning. I thought that it was loss of bladder control ... Read more »
Paige
(1999)
18 weeks29 weeks & 3 days. 80
I am writing this in place of my wife. We went in for a amniocentesis at 17 weeks. There were problems and alot of cramping but we were assured everything was ok. Fiv... Read more »
Yolanda
(2000)
18 weeks18 weeks. 0 Multiples
I was at work on mother\'s day last year 5/9/99 when I lost my twins boys. All morning I keep feeling trickles come down but didn\'t think any thing of it. Around 10:30 am I sta... Read more »
Amy
(2001)
18 weeks37 weeks. 133
The first month of pregnancy I had some bleeding, but after a week it stopped and all was going fine. At 18 wks I had a AFP test come back questionable for Downs Synd so my Dr r... Read more »
Fran
(2001)
18 weeks23 weeks. 35
I was pregnant, having a wonderful pregnancy, with my baby. At 18 weeks, I went for a sonagram and my doctor saw that funnelling in my Uterus. My cervix was opening and somethi... Read more »
Georgina
(2003)
18 weeks20 weeks. 14
I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome at age 18 weeks I started to have a light bleed I went to hospital and they did internal exzamiamantion they said that they thin... Read more »
Abby
(2003)
18 weeks27 weeks & 6 days. 69 Multiples
After 2 1/2 yrs and 5 ivf's, we became pg with twin boys. I was ecstatic but cautious throughout my entire pregnancy. From the beginning, nothing was easy.
At 6 1/2 wks I... Read more »
Rena
(2003)
18 weeks18 weeks. 0
I came across this site while searching the web one night and this stories helped me through my pain. So I decided to share my story...I started IVF treatment in June 2003, th... Read more »
Jennifer
(2004)
18 weeks18 weeks. 0
My name is Jennifer. I'm 17 years old and PRROM occurred for me in my 18th week. Every appointment that i had gone to they had said the pregnancy was going great. The babies h... Read more »
Jodi
(2005)
18 weeks18 weeks. 1
hello everybody, after drying my eyes, i finally worked up enough courage tob tell my story. On april 6th my husband took me to the emergency room because i felt i had some ab... Read more »
Leslie
(2006)
18 weeks37 weeks. 133
My pregnancy with my first child had been difficult, but did not include PROM. With that pregnancy I went into Preterm labor at 26 weeks and dilated to 3cm. I was on bedrest for... Read more »
Sarah
(2006)
18 weeks24 weeks & 6 days. 48
I didn't know that I was pregnant until I was about 2 1/2 months along. The three tests that I had taken were all negative. When I finally did find out we were happy and I changed... Read more »
Bethany
(2006)
18 weeks28 weeks & 4 days. 74
At exactly 18 weeks pregnant, my membranes ruptured completely. Although it was my first pregnancy, I knew that my water had broken. I rushed to the ER, where it was confirmed... Read more »
Silje
(2007)
18 weeks21 weeks & 6 days. 27 Multiples
I have had 3 PPROM pregnancies. Vilde was my first.... I started bleeding at 8-9 weeks. We found that I had a vanishing twin, which caused the bleeding. Vilde was doing... Read more »
Heather
(2008)
18 weeks35 weeks & 2 days. 121
Never EVER give up...my story is a long one so I am posting the link to the news story our local ABC station did about us... I want to add that my wee one may have been per... Read more »
Julie
(2008)
18 weeks32 weeks. 99 Multiples
After trying to get pregnant for a year my husband and I decided to just go for it and give IVF a shot. We were exstatic to find out we were pregnant the first try. A few weeks ... Read more »
Amanda
(2009)
18 weeks18 weeks. 0
This was my first pregnacy, me and my husband had been trying for 4 years to get pregnet and we finally did! On my 18th week exactly my water broke at 5:00 AM. Indint not know w... Read more »
Sarah
(2010)
18 weeks32 weeks & 5 days. 103 Multiples
Our miracle story begins in 2006 when my husband and I learned I was in premature menopause and would not conceive a baby on my own. After several years of discussing options, ... Read more »
Laura
(2010)
18 weeks22 weeks & 5 days. 33
I ruptured membranes at 18 weeks after having continuous spotting and bleeding from about 8 weeks on. I went on bedrest at 17 weeks hoping to stop the bleeding (I had already b... Read more »
Angela
(2010)
18 weeks27 weeks & 6 days. 69
I was having a perfect pregnancy until i woke in my bed at 2am to hear a small pop and a gush of fluid soaked my sheets, i thought i'd had an accident so never even woke my partner and ... Read more »
Missy
(2000)
18 weeks21 weeks & 6 days. 26
This is a story that is so very hard to begin. Well it begins over 9 years ago. My husband and I married on December 1, 1990. We decided right away we wanted children and began ... Read more »
Kelly
(2001)
18 weeks25 weeks. 49
My story begins like many of the other stories I've read on this site, 1st trimester bleeding and even the passage of some tissue. That was at 12 weeks. After an ultrasound w... Read more »
Vicki
(2002)
18 weeks27 weeks & 2 days. 64 Multiples
My pregnancy was IVF/ICSI and at 6 weeks we were thrilled to find out we were pregnant with twins. We had been trying to concieve for 3 years and this was our second round of IV... Read more »
Jennifer
(2002)
18 weeks18 weeks & 4 days. 3
My story begins with me finding out that I had adenocarcinoma of the cervix 3 weeks before my wedding. I was operated on and no re occurence in the 2 and a half yrs since. Howev... Read more »
Karen
(2003)
18 weeks19 weeks & 2 days. 8
Hi Everyone, My name is Karen and I have another sad story to add. After an uneventful 18 weeks of pregnancy, my bag of waters ruptured at 18 + 1, with a full loss of fluid.... Read more »
Astrid
(2003)
18 weeks19 weeks & 3 days. 9
I was 12 weeks pregnant when I had a cerclage inserted. My previous baby was delivered prematurely at 36 weeks after PROM, and during delivery my cervix was torn slightly. I bel... Read more »
Tonya
(2004)
18 weeks32 weeks. 97
Hello my name is Tonya I also had a very difficult pregnancy. I was sick from the day one and spent a lot of time in the ER getting fluids from being sick all the time. I could ... Read more »
Andrea
(2006)
18 weeks18 weeks & 4 days. 3
I lost my daughter Tatianna Alexis on December 28, 2005 at 3:55 PM at 18 weeks gestation to PROM. My water broke at 10:30 AM Christmas morning and I was rushed to the hospita... Read more »
Jasmin
(2006)
18 weeks18 weeks & 3 days. 2
hi... well my story does not have a happy ending... i woke up on sunday oct. 8,2006 feeling good and thinking to my self i feel happy... i was talking to my baby... my sister ha... Read more »
Kirsten
(2009)
18 weeks21 weeks. 20 Multiples
I concieved my fraternal twin boys last June (2008) using IVF/ICSI, it was our third attempt. I knew I had twins long before the scan, I felt them both implant and I just knew s... Read more »
Jackie
(2009)
18 weeks27 weeks & 6 days. 68
This pregnancy had always been an eventful one from the very start. Intermittant bleeding/spotting (plus a history of recurrent miscarriages) caused me to have an early scan in ... Read more »
Cc
(2009)
18 weeks20 weeks. 14
Hi, like many of you before pprom happened to me I had never even heard about it. I have 2 children 7 and 3 both were normal pregnancies no problems I had a natural birth wit... Read more »
Helene
(2001)
18 weeks & 2 days18 weeks & 3 days. 1
This story is not actually about me, its about my friend! who is at this moment in a labour room, in a nearby hospital. I was told yesterday that she had 'prom', and initi... Read more »
Melissa
(2001)
18 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 4 days. 16
This is my story of my sons birth and death. I had been having a lot of problems through my pregnancy. It started when I was about 1 month along. I started bleeding and at ... Read more »
Ann
(2001)
18 weeks & 2 days18 weeks & 3 days. 1
When I was 18 weeks pregnant my water broke at midnight & I was taken to the hospital where they did an ultrasound & found that there was no more amniotic fluid around the baby.... Read more »
Molly
(2002)
18 weeks & 2 days18 weeks & 3 days. 1
My second PROM story unfortunately had the same outcome as my first. Another angel in heaven. Because of my previous PROM I was extremely concerned it would happen again but ... Read more »
Tali
(2003)
18 weeks & 2 days29 weeks & 4 days. 79
The beginning of my pregnancy was wonderful, I didn't have any morning sickness and I felt great. I did yoga, aqua aerobics and dancing and I filled the fridge with fruit and ve... Read more »
Kaitlyn Michael
(2004)
18 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 2 days. 14 Multiples
My husband and I were so excited after learning of our pregnancy and even more so when we found out there were twins. I was so sick the first 3 1/2 to 4 months with morning sick... Read more »
Susan
(2007)
18 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 4 days. 16
Hi my name is susan and we just lost our little angel last thursday August 2nd. I was 18 weeks and 2 days pregnant when I was out to lunch and my water gushed out of me, to the ... Read more »
Jenny
(2008)
18 weeks & 2 days27 weeks & 3 days. 64 Multiples
Monday, October 1st I was 18wks and 1 day pregnant with my twins, I had had a completely normal and uneventful pregnancy. That day we went to the Perinatologist for our ultrasou... Read more »
Misty
(2008)
18 weeks & 2 days19 weeks & 2 days. 7
My husband and I were very excited to find out that we were expecting our second child. We have a beautiful 4 year old daughter. My pregnancy with her was picture perfect, so ... Read more »
Julie
(2011)
18 weeks & 2 days29 weeks & 3 days. 78 Multiples
I promised myself I would write our story on this website if it had a positive outcome. Every day after our PROM, I checked this website, reading through the stories, looking for advice... Read more »
Kara
(2011)
18 weeks & 2 days22 weeks & 2 days. 28
This was my fifth pregnancy, I had lost the previous 4 in the first trimester. When I got pregnant for the fifth time, they knew why I was having miscarriages, I didn't make enough prog... Read more »
Kelley
(2011)
18 weeks & 2 days18 weeks & 4 days. 2
I was married prior for 8 yrs and never had a single pregnancy, not for lack of effort. I remarried after our divorce and became pregnant after 3 months. I was stunned. but so estatic. ... Read more »
Hege
(2012)
18 weeks & 2 days22 weeks & 6 days. 32 Multiples
I was having what I thought was a \'perfect pregnancy\' with no problems at all. The only thing I remember was a little bit of bleeding around the time of implantation, and an infection... Read more »
Kristin
(2015)
18 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 4 days. 16
This was my first pregnancy and it was relatively uneventful up until the 18th week. I had some nausea and fatigue but generally felt pretty good through the first trimester. Out NT sca... Read more »
Judy
(2000)
18 weeks & 3 days19 weeks & 6 days. 10
My water broke last Sunday night at 18wks 3 days. It is now 19weeks 3 days. The baby is still alive and I can feel it move. My doctor says the baby doesn\'t have enough fluid fo... Read more »
Missy
(2001)
18 weeks & 3 days31 weeks. 88
What joy!! While I was on bedrest I hoped that someday I would be able to post my story to give hope to other women as these stories gave hope to me. Now, here I am!! My... Read more »
Cheri
(2001)
18 weeks & 3 days26 weeks. 54 Multiples
I always said I would share my story no matter what the outcome had been, and so here I am. Carrying twins,I began losing fluid from one of the sacs at 18 weeks. The d... Read more »
Stacy
(2003)
18 weeks & 3 days18 weeks & 3 days. 0
After being married for 2 1/2 years my husband and I decided to try to get pregnant. After being off of the pill for 4 months, "cleaning out my system" as advised by my doctor,... Read more »
Nancy
(2004)
18 weeks & 3 days32 weeks & 5 days. 100
My husband and my PROM story began in late April of 2003 after an amniocentesis. I was 18 weeks pregnant after having gone through our first in- vitro cycle. My husband and I we... Read more »
Melissa
(2007)
18 weeks & 3 days18 weeks & 6 days. 3 Multiples
July 3rd 2007, I lost my baby to PROM. My pregnancy began with twins, which i was terified about. I have a daughter who is one years old and the thought of three babies at the... Read more »
Nicole
(2008)
18 weeks & 3 days19 weeks & 5 days. 9 Multiples
My husband and I were so happy to finally be pregnant after years of unexplained infertility. We had successfully conceived after our first attempt at IVF with a twin pregnancy... Read more »
Paula
(2008)
18 weeks & 3 days29 weeks. 75
We were so happy to find out we were going to have a baby after 7months of trying and fertility treatment, especially as my first pregnancy (also conceived after treatment) had ... Read more »
Beth
(2009)
18 weeks & 3 days30 weeks. 81
My pprom happened at 18weeks. I will go into as much detail as I can because when I was reading all these stories I wanted to know every little detail possible! Up to the pprom ... Read more »
Gemma
(2011)
18 weeks & 3 days33 weeks. 103
The day I found this website, was one of the worst days of my life... But it gave me a glimmer of hope, and some much needed informantion! I looked at all the blue stories and the green... Read more »
Michelle
(2013)
18 weeks & 3 days19 weeks. 5
My pregnancy was a gift and completely wanted. I had just turned 30 and my husband and I were more than ready to welcome a baby into our lives. After struggling through 12 weeks of mo... Read more »
Christina
(2013)
18 weeks & 3 days19 weeks & 2 days. 6
My first child, my water broke at 36 1/2 weeks. Drs induced labour and she was born without complications. Second child, my water broke at 38 weeks (not pprom) and was delivered after ... Read more »
Rick & Berry
(2014)
18 weeks & 3 days20 weeks & 2 days. 13 Multiples
My partner and I have spent 17 wonderful years together and have always wanted to start a family. In January 2013, we decided to explore and move forward with surrogacy. We were matched... Read more »
Gina
(2001)
18 weeks & 4 days19 weeks. 3
This was my second pregancy with no living children. My first pregnancy ended at 11 weeks with a d&c (the baby had died at 8 weeks). At 18 weeks, 3 days, I had been feeling "gas... Read more »
Jennifer
(2001)
18 weeks & 4 days19 weeks. 3
This was my first pregnancy. My hubby and I were married in 1997, and we wanted to put off having children until I was finished school (I will have my MA in Counseling Psychol... Read more »
Marion
(2002)
18 weeks & 4 days19 weeks & 2 days. 5
This was my 2nd pregnancy. My first had been trouble free with a vaginal delivery. We had been trying to conceive (not too hard) for nearly 3 years and had accepted we were not ... Read more »
Anne
(2003)
18 weeks & 4 days33 weeks. 102
When I found out I was pregnant for the second time, I was so excited! My husband and I had been trying for about 5 months. Due to some infertility problems, we had to use... Read more »
Nicole
(2004)
18 weeks & 4 days18 weeks & 6 days. 2
I am 37 years old and for the past 4 years I've battled with fibroids. For two years we tried to get pregnant. Fertility treaments you name it we tried it. After just giving ... Read more »
Rose
(2004)
18 weeks & 4 days27 weeks. 59
I developed a leak of amniotic fluid at 18 1/2 weeks which started off very slow and intermittent, and over the next 8 1/2 weeks very gradually worsened until I went into labour... Read more »
Marisa
(2007)
18 weeks & 4 days20 weeks. 10 Multiples
Well now I begin my heartbreaking story. My husband and I were trying to concieve for almost 1 year. I finally went to a RE and after 5 months and 3 IUI's with Gonal-F I got ... Read more »
Meagan
(2007)
18 weeks & 4 days21 weeks & 4 days. 21
I started out with a very heathy pregnancy. All tests and measurements were right on target. At 18 weeks, I woke up in the middle of the night thinking that my water had broke... Read more »
Andrea
(2007)
18 weeks & 4 days19 weeks & 4 days. 7
On Friday Morning August 31st, I was getting out of bed when I had a little leaking. I figured I just couldn't hold my bladder for some reason. I didn't really think much of it ... Read more »
Terri
(2008)
18 weeks & 4 days20 weeks & 5 days. 15
Six days ago I lost my son, Seymour Shane. This is Seymour's Story: I am 34 years old, married for 10 years and my husband and I have 3 boys. We had waited 4 years since our ... Read more »
Deesha
(2008)
18 weeks & 4 days20 weeks. 10
My story started on Feb 2, 2008, a Saturday afternoon, when I was 18 weeks and 4 days pregnant. This was my third pregnancy after two full terms resulting in my sons, ages 9 an... Read more »
Patti
(2009)
18 weeks & 4 days26 weeks & 5 days. 57
I had a normal first pregnancy up until 18wks,4d when I stepped out of my husband's truck and felt a gush of fluid. I thought I had peed my pants! I told my OB and she said not ... Read more »
Jennifer
(2000)
18 weeks & 5 days32 weeks & 5 days. 98
One year ago today I \"prom\'d,\" so I thought it was time I posted my story: On June 3, 1999 I had amniocentesis and the following morning, one year ago today, I sat up in be... Read more »
Kathleen
(2001)
18 weeks & 5 days22 weeks. 23 Multiples
My water broke while I was at work. I was 18 weeks 5 days along. I had just been to the doctor the day before because I had a large mucus discharge, what I thought was my "plu... Read more »
Julie
(2003)
18 weeks & 5 days18 weeks & 5 days. 0
I discovered I was pregnant on Nov.11, 2003, our 7th wedding anniversary. We were very excited and other than early spotting and morning sickness things were moving very smoothl... Read more »
Michelle
(2004)
18 weeks & 5 days26 weeks. 52 Multiples
We did IVF after male factor. Our first attempt at IVF was successful - twin boys due 12/8/2003. I had spotting between week 9 through 12. One July 12, 2003 I felt very tired... Read more »
Valerie
(2005)
18 weeks & 5 days22 weeks & 5 days. 28
Today is Jan. 3rd, 2005. I was due to deliver on Jan. 1st, 2005... but sadly things did not go that way. Jason and I would like to share our story of our angel daughter Devon Mi... Read more »
Tara
(2005)
18 weeks & 5 days19 weeks & 2 days. 4
On Sunday January 2nd 2005 at 3am, I woke up in a pool of what I believed to be urine. I stood up to run to the bathroom and more fluid just seeped down. I called the OB and w... Read more »
Jen
(2005)
18 weeks & 5 days29 weeks. 73
Our pregnancy with Josh began with 2 large bleeds at 13 and 15 weeks. Following the bleeds we were amazed that our little fighter was still there. We thought that was the end of... Read more »
Melissa
(2006)
18 weeks & 5 days21 weeks & 6 days. 22 Multiples
Well I just typed my story and it all erased so I will leave the link to my blog---it has my whole story in detail. Just rememeber to pray pray and pray some more, I truely be... Read more »
Melissa
(2006)
18 weeks & 5 days21 weeks & 6 days. 22 Multiples
After two IVF's and 1 son later I became pg with twin girls. I was so so happy I really thought my family would be complete. I had little bits of spotting here and there through out... Read more »
Dayna
(2007)
18 weeks & 5 days19 weeks & 2 days. 4
HI My name is Dayna Leavens this is my pPROM story. I am a very active, healthy person who had an uneventful pregnancy with a vibrant baby girl delivered vaginally 11/09/2005. My se... Read more »
Heidi
(2008)
18 weeks & 5 days31 weeks & 5 days. 91 Multiples
What a heartbreak it is to hear confirmation that you have ruptured. For those who don’t go into labor immediately there is the fear and sense of dread that early labor is ... Read more »
Lucy
(2016)
18 weeks & 5 days35 weeks & 4 days. 118
Lucy Jones My first pregnancy my son was born at 29 weeks due to pre-eclampsia. He weighed 2lb 4 and spent 6 weeks in SCBU (Special care baby unit). He is now a happy healthy 8year o... Read more »
Sarah
(2016)
18 weeks & 5 days18 weeks & 6 days. 1
My first pregnancy had no complications, and I delivered after my water broke at 38 weeks. With my second pregnancy, everything seemed to be going fine when I started to develop a dull ... Read more »
Rachel
(2016)
18 weeks & 5 days34 weeks. 107
My waters broke in the 18th week of my pregnancy,on the 21 May 2015. I had woken in the night with water trickling down my legs. Initially hoping it was nothing, I became increasingly... Read more »
Jade
(2016)
18 weeks & 5 days25 weeks. 44
In November 2015 my first son Tommy was born at exactly 25 weeks weighing 1lb 10oz due to me suffering from pprom a 18+5 from the moment my waters broke until I reached 21 weeks I was a... Read more »
Katy
(2006)
18 weeks & 6 days27 weeks & 4 days. 61
After a sudden bleed at 18.6 weeks i was admitted to hospital for a scan, which discovered that there was no amniotic fluid around the baby, yet i had not been aware that i had ... Read more »
Staci
(2006)
18 weeks & 6 days19 weeks. 1
Our story starts 13yrs ago.... Many attempts, never conceiving. Infertility issues due to obesity and severe APA (that's an immune system disorder and imbalance in your red/wh... Read more »
Aimee
(2006)
18 weeks & 6 days28 weeks & 4 days. 68 Multiples
My husband and I were excited and shocked to find out I was carrying twins for my 2nd pregnancy. I had some spotting off and on for the 1st trimester. My husband is in the ... Read more »
Katie
(2010)
18 weeks & 6 days19 weeks & 5 days. 6
This was my 5th pregnancy. My first child was born at 41.5 weeks after induction of labor. Two years later I had 2 early miscarriages at 8 and 6 weeks. My second child was born at 35... Read more »
Kristine
(2011)
18 weeks & 6 days25 weeks & 3 days. 46 Multiples
We found out we were pregnant with identical twins in June of 2011. We were excited but also very nervous about caring for two babies. We also have a three year old and lost our first... Read more »
Veronica
(2013)
18 weeks & 6 days19 weeks & 6 days. 7
During the pregnancy, I had bleeding episodes at 9 and 11 weeks. Each time the doctor looked for a SCH hematoma but none were to be found. Just when I was starting to relax and think ... Read more »