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86 Stories about PROM at 20 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
Renate
(1998)
20 weeks20 weeks & 2 days. 2
I gave birth to a perfect full term baby boy in February of 1997. I got pregnant with our second child 14 months later. The first half of the pregnancy was effortless and health... Read more »
Jennifer
(1999)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0
My name is Jennifer, and in May 1997 I was carrying my daughter, Lindsey. I had recently moved to Los Angeles, and my family had planned an early baby shower for me back home in... Read more »
Jennifer
(2000)
20 weeks20 weeks. 1
It was a monday. I had a dr. appointment that day and was thankful of that. I had lost 2 children previously. For 2 days before my appointment, I had noticed some leakage and ... Read more »
Laura
(1998)
20 weeks28 weeks. 56 Multiples
PROM #3: Mark & Michelle My last pregnancy is one of those \"I can\'t believe it happened to me\" stories. I hadn\'t been able to convince my husband to have another one ... Read more »
Kristi
(2000)
20 weeks24 weeks & 2 days. 30
I had some leaking at 14 weeks and was in the hospital for 3 days. The leaking stopped and I was sent home on strict bedrest. Everything seemed fine after that but at 20 weeks m... Read more »
Colleen
(1997)
20 weeks27 weeks. 49
I also had a doctor (perinatologist) who gave me a very gloom outlook. My water started leaking at 20 weeks. at 23 weeks I saw him and he said one of two things would happen. ... Read more »
Linda
(1999)
20 weeks32 weeks. 84
At 22 weeks, my doctor discovered that there was very little fluid around the baby during a routine sonogram. I had been leaking for two weeks but it was a small amount and I th... Read more »
Valley
(2000)
20 weeks22 weeks. 14
Prom victims beware!! My name is Shelly and here is my story thus far. I am no medical expert. I was diagnosed PROM at 20 weeks. I had a major leak and lost and ultrasound revea... Read more »
Brian and Jeanne
(2001)
20 weeks34 weeks & 6 days. 104
My wife prommed at twenty weeks and we were told that she would give birth in the next 24 hrs to 2 weeks. We were told of the potential problems and decided to let God decide o... Read more »
Annie
(2001)
20 weeks32 weeks. 84 Multiples
Well, Lam will be 6 months old tomorrow. During my PROM pregnancy, I was writing many posts/day to the group, some of the absolute greatest ladies in the world, but then after t... Read more »
Sandee
(2001)
20 weeks24 weeks & 4 days. 32
I woke up during the middle of the night to find out my water had broke. This being my third pregnancy, I knew that's what it was. We went to the L/D and was seen by the docto... Read more »
Cindie
(2001)
20 weeks24 weeks & 2 days. 30
I lost my daughter (first and only pregnancy) at 24w due to PROM possibly caused from an incompetent cervix. It happened in 1994. I was in the hospital for 3 weeks in a Trendele... Read more »
Digna
(2001)
20 weeks31 weeks & 5 days. 82
My story is a miracle of miracles. Due to an abusive 1st marriage I had my tubes tied after my second daughter who is now 13. I also have a 15 year old. A couple years after sep... Read more »
Diane
(2002)
20 weeks35 weeks. 105
My membranes ruptured completely at 20 weeks (it was very obvious). I went to the hospital, and they told me I would deliver any time. When I didn't deliver that night, they s... Read more »
PAMELA
(2002)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0
I recently loss a baby due to Premature Rupture Of te Membranes. I had a scan 3 days before it happen. Would the sonogram had sow that someting was going on with my cervix? I... Read more »
Samone
(2002)
20 weeks30 weeks & 2 days. 72
This was my second PROM. My first ended after eight weeks of hospitalization with a very sad outcome. This pregnancy, ended very wonderfully. During my fifth month, we were... Read more »
Denise
(2003)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0
Hello my story starts june of 2001, I was pregnant with my second child and hoped for another problem free pregnancy however, at about 16 weeks I started to feel a low sinking... Read more »
Kimberly
(2003)
20 weeks21 weeks & 6 days. 13
I'm just writing this to tell my story and get a little off my chest. I just turned 18 years old and am a senior in high school. I found out I was pregnant last September with m... Read more »
Kristi
(2003)
20 weeks28 weeks. 56
At about 14 weeks gestation my placenta tore about an inch causing bleeding, which put me on bed rest for about a week and a half. After we got that healed, my water broke at 20... Read more »
Helen
(2005)
20 weeks35 weeks & 5 days. 110 Multiples
Stunned to be pregnant with Twins (first pregnancy) at 38. Started light bleeding from week 10.The scan showed a large bloodclot in uterus so took it pretty easy. Prom twin 1 ... Read more »
Defne-Kerim
(2005)
20 weeks29 weeks & 5 days. 68
My wife promed on the 20th week of her pregnancy. This was not the first problem during our 7 month long journey. She became pregnant on our second try of IVF. We had no appa... Read more »
Kristina
(2006)
20 weeks25 weeks & 2 days. 37
When I first discovered I was pregnant, I had some mild bleeding, which I've since read may be linked with PROM. At the time, however, I was told that some bleeding was common i... Read more »
Louise
(2006)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0 Multiples
I was 20 wks pregnant with twin boys, i had had a few problems in the early stages of the pregnancy with bleeding but everytime i went into hospital they checked me over and all... Read more »
Anonymous
(2006)
20 weeks20 weeks & 3 days. 3
On the morning of June 17th, I saw my 20 wk pregnant wife waking up with extreme cramps and she also mentioned she had few spottings and minimal water drain. We immediatly rushe... Read more »
Joane
(2007)
20 weeks28 weeks. 56
It all started on March 27th when we went for our 20-week ultrasound. I was 20w4d. Everything was fine, except the baby was positioned too low to see the base of the spine, so... Read more »
Christine
(2008)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0
We lost our son, Rex at a little over 20 weeks on 12/2/07. My pregnancy (this was our first) was very normal up to the day of our loss. I was an exersize nut, and insisted on ... Read more »
Diane
(2008)
20 weeks28 weeks & 4 days. 60 Multiples
My entire pregnancy was a roller coaster, starting with the wonderful news that I was expecting twins. From very early on, I had mild spotting which I was told was normal ... Read more »
Lorna
(2008)
20 weeks31 weeks & 5 days. 82
this pregnancy was my second. my first baby was stillborn at 28 weeks. naturally we were devastated. we decided that we would try for another baby within weeks after having our ... Read more »
Melanie
(2009)
20 weeks20 weeks & 4 days. 4 Multiples
I found out I was pregnant with twins when I was 7 weeks pregnant. I was thrilled! I already have two boys, ages 8 and 4, and their pregnancies were perfect... no complications ... Read more »
Tamara
(2010)
20 weeks27 weeks. 49
I had never heard of PPROM but I was very familiar with miscarriages. I had 3 previous miscarriages they all started the same unexplained bleeding. But this time was different I... Read more »
Louise
(2010)
20 weeks20 weeks. 0
My water broke at 20 weeks , was taken straight to hospital where they checked my cervix , I had started to dialate , Had blood tests done and some internal swabbings , got mov... Read more »
Yoomi
(2010)
20 weeks20 weeks & 5 days. 5 Multiples
My husband and I were so excited last week because we had made it to 20 weeks. We had an appointment set up for Wednesday so we could find out if we were having boys or girls. ... Read more »
Rachel
(2010)
20 weeks29 weeks. 63
After having bleeding throughout the bulk of the pregancy I was already on bedrest when my water broke at 20 weeks. I was hospitalized at that point and made it to 29 weeks when we had ... Read more »
Chiara
(2012)
20 weeks21 weeks. 7
First of all I would like to let you know how helpful this site has been to me. I am Italian and as my sad story occurred, I have browsed the web to find a support, which I finally foun... Read more »
Danielle
(2012)
20 weeks25 weeks. 35
I am the proud mommy of two boys, Rex (2yrs old) and Jack (who became an angel on 3/2/12). My first pregnancy with Rex was really textbook. I got pregnant right away, carried full term.... Read more »
Jo
(2013)
20 weeks28 weeks & 5 days. 61
I found this website to be a huge source of support and information when my waters broke unexpectedly and am now wanting to share my story with you - hoping it may help someone. My w... Read more »
L
(2013)
20 weeks27 weeks & 3 days. 52 Multiples
I was pregnant with B/G twins. Had a small SCH around week 13 that dissapated a week or two later. On January 1st, I woke up in the middle of the night with a trickle dripping down my l... Read more »
Jodi
(2004)
20 weeks22 weeks & 2 days. 15
My story is the most horrific nightmare and I never dreamed I'd be writing it here. After many many losses in my family, my mother and I were thrilled that I was pregnant. I a... Read more »
Holly
(2004)
20 weeks21 weeks. 7
It has now been 2 months 9 days since my little Gabriel died. Saying that this experience has been shocking or unbelievable doesn't even begin to describe my feelings! Aft... Read more »
Michelle
(2009)
20 weeks24 weeks. 28
I was 16 weeks pregnant with my 3rd child when in the middle of the night I woke up soaking wet. I was scared and at the time was living with my mother who immediately rushed me... Read more »
Alan
(2010)
20 weeks28 weeks. 55 Multiples
My wife, carrying twins, prom'd at 20 weeks. Consultant told us there was nothing that could be done, and to expect labour within 48 hrs. I searched everywhere for some form ... Read more »
Natasha
(2010)
20 weeks26 weeks. 42
This was our second pregnancy, but our first had ended in a missed miscarriage. From 5 weeks onwards, I would have episodes of spotting or bleeding (bright pink or red blood) about onc... Read more »
Tiffany
(2012)
20 weeks29 weeks & 5 days. 67
I was walking to my final exam for my college class when I felt a gush of water leak unto the concrete. I was rushed to the hospital and told I would most likely miscarry and I was giv... Read more »
Dorothy
(2012)
20 weeks22 weeks & 2 days. 15
It all started on 8/17/12. I was having bad lower back pains all day, this was common for me so far. However, towards that evening I started having contractions. I thought they were bra... Read more »
Coralee
(2001)
20 weeks & 2 days21 weeks. 5
This story is about my son Jacob. As I write this story it still hurts and I still have tears. Jacob was my 9th pregnancy. I have 2 children today. Jacob was a perfect... Read more »
Angela
(2002)
20 weeks & 2 days22 weeks & 2 days. 14
My husband and I tried very hard to have a baby, and finally after an IVF cycle, we received the wonderful news that we were pregnant! I can't explain how happy we were. I... Read more »
Tin Lai
(2006)
20 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 4 days. 2
I'm 36 and my second pregnancy was progressing relatively well with some spotting early in the first trimester. I also had pelvic pressure but my doctor told me that that was no... Read more »
Heather
(2009)
20 weeks & 2 days20 weeks & 2 days. 0 Multiples
I have two sons 16 and 8. I really was unprepared to find out I was pregnant again. I found out in July. I always knew that this pregancy was different. I was unusually sick and... Read more »
Jessica
(2011)
20 weeks & 2 days25 weeks & 2 days. 35
Our Story is truly a miracle and if you are on bed rest with the numbers against you and your baby, weighted down with all the stress of not knowing what will happen next, surrounded... Read more »
Melissa
(2011)
20 weeks & 2 days31 weeks. 75 Multiples
My membrane ruptured suddenly and completely at 20 weeks and 2 days into a twin pregnancy. It was not correctly diagnosed until the following day (and the second hospital) and I was ad... Read more »
Domenica
(2012)
20 weeks & 2 days22 weeks & 4 days. 16 Multiples
Twin pregnancy from first IVF/ICSI. Lost twin A at 8 weeks and pregnancy became singleton. Lost daughter due to pprom at 22 weeks.... Read more »
Sarah
(2001)
20 weeks & 3 days30 weeks & 4 days. 71
I had a perfectly normal pregnancy with my son and went to go get my ultrasound at 19 weeks and was called back from the doctor and told that I had low fluid or oligohydramnio... Read more »
Nicola
(2003)
20 weeks & 3 days22 weeks. 11
I had been so desperate to have a baby, its something I've dreamed of for years. Then I met my husband 4 1/2 yrs ago. We got engaged after just 1 year, but left it for 2 1/2 yr... Read more »
Laurie
(2004)
20 weeks & 3 days22 weeks & 3 days. 14
Early on in my pregnancy I had a corpus leuteal cyst that seemed to diminish in size properly. I also had intermittant spotting during the first trimester. The doctor put me o... Read more »
Andrea
(2004)
20 weeks & 3 days28 weeks & 4 days. 57
I was pregnant with twins and lost one at 13 weeks. I had continual spotting from that time until at 20 1/2 weeks I experienced PPROM. My amniotic fluid index was 3 on admit, an... Read more »
Mary
(2006)
20 weeks & 3 days34 weeks & 2 days. 97
I am writing this story on behalf of my daughter, who does not have a computer. She would like to share her experience with others. In August 2003, she lost a baby to stil... Read more »
Carol
(2007)
20 weeks & 3 days32 weeks. 81
OK here we go... On January 9, 2006 I had an amniocentesis due to maternal age...38. Let me preface this by saying I had had 2 other amnios with other pregnancies, this being m... Read more »
Kate
(2009)
20 weeks & 3 days22 weeks & 4 days. 15 Multiples
I found the kanalen website so much comfort and help when my waters broke. My waters broke on twin 1 with a gush at 20 weeks and three days (although at the time I thought I was... Read more »
Marianne
(2009)
20 weeks & 3 days20 weeks & 4 days. 1
After reading so many of your stories I thought I would share mine. Reading about the other women has in a way helped me over come what happend to me. I learned I was pregnant... Read more »
Lynette
(2010)
20 weeks & 3 days26 weeks & 5 days. 44
My roller coaster ride started at conception - 3 pregnancy tested showed I was pregnant - blood test showed I was not pregnant - after more spotting - another blood test confi... Read more »
Laura
(2011)
20 weeks & 3 days23 weeks & 5 days. 23
I prom'd with my first baby at 20+3, all a big shock as had just had my scan 3 days before and all was ok. My previous history was 2 pre cervical cancers that resulted in part of my ce... Read more »
Karin
(1998)
20 weeks & 4 days29 weeks. 59
Update oct 1999 My membranes ruptures at 20 weeks, 4 days. After 6 days of hospitalization and remaining stable, I... Read more »
Jazzmere
(2003)
20 weeks & 4 days20 weeks & 5 days. 1
I found out I was pregnant in November of 2002, I was happy and also a little scared. I am 17 and a high school senior, so I will be graduating soon, that was the most scariest... Read more »
Sheri
(2003)
20 weeks & 4 days21 weeks. 3
This was my 5th pregnancy. I lost all of my babies, although, only one other one was because of PPROM. I had a perfect pregnancy this time. No problems at all. Until I hit ... Read more »
Jessica
(2004)
20 weeks & 4 days20 weeks & 6 days. 2
This is a very difficult time for me as I still feel that I'm dreaming. I was pregnant with my second baby when PROM happened. I was 20 weeks along in my pregnancy and my ob/g... Read more »
Tracy
(2004)
20 weeks & 4 days33 weeks & 4 days. 91
This is the story of my third pregnancy. The first trimester seemed to go well, but things began to change as I entered the 2nd trimester. Around 14-16 weeks I started to have... Read more »
Candace
(2009)
20 weeks & 4 days25 weeks & 2 days. 33
I had experienced three years of infertility before becoming pregnant through our first round of IVF treatments. We were absolutely thrilled to be expecting, but our fertilit... Read more »
Yaimara
(2010)
20 weeks & 4 days28 weeks & 6 days. 58
On my second pregnancy, everything looked great. I was excited that we at 18 weeks we found out we were having a boy. I did what I was told to do. No working out, try to slow down at my... Read more »
Shy
(2000)
20 weeks & 5 days20 weeks & 5 days. 0
My boyfriend and I found out that we were going to have our first child, in September of 1999. We were both pretty happy and things. There was alot of stress. Because my ... Read more »
Jaime
(2002)
20 weeks & 5 days21 weeks & 4 days. 6
I'm 21 years of age, I had my 1st child when I was 17 years old. When I started my prenatal visits everything seemed to be going great. The baby was growing ahead of schedule.... Read more »
Kim
(2003)
20 weeks & 5 days32 weeks & 3 days. 82
My husband and I have tried to get pg for 5 years. We did everything from 7 IUIs to 3 IVFs. Well, the third IVF worked and were pg with twins. Unfortunately, one of the twins ... Read more »
Veronica
(2004)
20 weeks & 5 days21 weeks & 2 days. 4
First, and most important, I want to advice all of you moms-to-be to become proactive in your pregnancies. If you suspect that anything is not going right, don't rely on doctor... Read more »
Brook
(2005)
20 weeks & 5 days29 weeks. 58 Multiples
I wasn't surprised to learn that I was pregnant with identical twins during my first perinatologist appointment at 11 weeks. I had been telling everybody I thought it was twins... Read more »
Mandy
(2005)
20 weeks & 5 days30 weeks & 3 days. 68
My husband and I found out I was pregnant over Thanksgiving 2004. Although it was an unplanned pregnancy and my husband was preparing to deploy to Iraq, we were very excited. ... Read more »
Shannon
(2005)
20 weeks & 5 days20 weeks & 6 days. 1
I was shocked to learn that I was pregnant 12 yrs after my first pregnancy, which resulted in a healthy daughter born at 38 wks, despite 1st trimester placental abruption & pr... Read more »
Mary
(2006)
20 weeks & 5 days21 weeks & 2 days. 4 Multiples
After 6 months of clomid, and two IUI’s we got pregnant with twins after our first IVF. We were so delighted could hardly believe it. Around the 10th week I began to have some ble... Read more »
Kat
(2006)
20 weeks & 5 days21 weeks. 3
I knew nothing about what happened to me until after it was all over and I started reading. It was early on a Sunday morning when I woke up to a little leak. I assumed it wa... Read more »
Frederique
(2008)
20 weeks & 5 days36 weeks & 4 days. 111
My rupture occured at 20 weeks on a Friday. It was the worst day of my life as we thought for sure I was miscarrying. We rushed to the hospital where we found out the baby ... Read more »
Aisha
(2002)
20 weeks & 6 days25 weeks & 6 days. 35 Multiples
I found out I was having twins at 11w. After that I started seeing a Perinatologist as well as my OB. At 20w5d, I went to my appt at with my peri. and he discovered that my ce... Read more »
Kim
(2003)
20 weeks & 6 days23 weeks & 2 days. 17
I currently have a daughter age 2( normal pregnancy). I was pregnant with my 2nd child and at 21.6 weeks I leaked some fluid during intercourse. I knew instantly that this was ... Read more »
Lisa
(2004)
20 weeks & 6 days34 weeks & 2 days. 94
I became pregnant with my second child and everything was moving along without any complications until the end of the 20th week. I felt wetness in my pants and I knew something... Read more »
Erin
(2005)
20 weeks & 6 days27 weeks & 2 days. 45
On April 16, 2005, I was outside watching my husband work on the yard when I felt a small gush. I thought it was urine, and I was actually upset that at 20 weeks, I already cou... Read more »
Margaret
(2006)
20 weeks & 6 days32 weeks & 4 days. 82
I just want to begin by saying to all who read this and are experiencing pprom- my heart goes out to you and it is my sincere prayer that you remain strong- regardless of wheth... Read more »
Matthew
(2008)
20 weeks & 6 days21 weeks. 1
Ok so where to start.... We are lucky and blessed individuals who are not used to facing bad luck. The pregnancy was completely normal, we are both fit healthy and active ind... Read more »
Valerie
(2009)
20 weeks & 6 days29 weeks. 57
My water broke with no warning the day before I was to be 21 weeks. The doctors never did figure out why this happened but we assume that a bout of blood a month prior had some... Read more »
Lisa
(2011)
20 weeks & 6 days29 weeks. 57
I woke up at about 4.30am on Sunday 5th June 2011. I felt as if I needed to go to the toilet. I This happened a couple of times, I also had a blood clot. I woke my husband up and we ph... Read more »