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A 58-year-old female asked:

My daughter (age 31) is 11 weeks 2 days pregnant. started brown then red bleeding yesterday. went to er last night. ultrasound showed normal fetus and strong heart beat. bleeding continues. whats the possibility this will be a viable pregnancy?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Ultrasound results ?: An U/S at "11 plus" weeks of pregnancy which shows a "normal fetus and fetal heart beat" is a positive sign of viable pregnancy. Sometimes the placenta does not produce sufficient progesterone, so see the OB physician caring for your daughter , who may prescribe progesterone to supplement the placental production.
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