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A 40-year-old member asked:

what are the chances of having a miscarriage?

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Dr. Jaime Lopez
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
15-30 %: Assuming that you are an otherwise healthy patient, all pregnancies have up to a 30% chance of miscarriage in the first trimester (first 13 weeks). This is true for all women, and it is considered a normal, natural occurrence. If you get pregnant three times in your life, you may likely have one miscarriage, and two babies.
Dr. Marion Dunn
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Miscarriage: I am not an ob/gyn physician, i wouldguess at 10 to 20 % due to our advanced medical applications and cautious ob/gyns.

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