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A 27-year-old female asked:

i have had 2 previous miscarriages both in the first 8 weeks. i was pregnant again and miscarriaged at 16 weeks. i had some mucusy discharge the week before but was unsure of what it was. is there a reason that i lost my baby this time.? what can i do to

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Miscarriage: You and your partner should have a thorough genetic and metabolic evaluation prior to trying again.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Incompetent Cervix: I'm so sorry you've lost these pregnancies. The first two may have been inevitable if a normal fetus didn't form (blighted ovum or anembryonic preg) it helps to know if either had a normal embryo. I'm concerned with your 16 week loss & your doc should evaluate for incompetent cervix. Serial ultrasounds to measure, cerclage, Progesterone replacement, are items to discuss with your ob. Take care.

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