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A 36-year-old female asked:

How common is a missed miscarriage in the first trimester? i am 8 weeks but have not seen my doc yet, so no confirmed heartbeat.

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Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Common: Only about 80% of pregnancies advance to the second trimester and beyond. A first trimester loss is common; however, an ultrasound will confirm how far along into the pregnancy you really are.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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