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A 32-year-old female asked:

if i am pregnant 5 weeks after a stillbirth at 16 weeks gestation, would bleeding still be happening from delivery? it is pretty sporadic now.

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: At 5 weeks and until there is a heartbeat, the pregnancy is not yet considered viable. On the other hand 25% of pregnancies in the first trimester may have some bleeding. I hope it works out well, after a loss pregnancies are often wrought with anxiety. Five weeks is very early so i suppose you began checking upt's almost immediatly. You are having a "threatened miscarriage" get in to your ob.

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Last updated Dec 3, 2012

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