A 49-year-old member asked:
if your baby dies in your uterus, how long does it take before you get sick?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen answered
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal death: After a fetus dies in utero in the second of third trimester, generally there are no maternal side effects. However, if the fetus remains in the uterus for a long period of time, generally more than 4 weeks, there can be blood clotting abnormalities.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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