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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is it true that once we see a baby's heart rate on ultrasound the chance of miscarriage drops significantly? 9 weeks pregnant now. m/c the 1st preg.

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Dr. Samantha Maplethorpe
Family Medicine 23 years experience
HB in pregnancy: Yes, some experts quote a 95% chance of pregnancy continuing without miscarriage once the fetal heartbeat is identified on ultrasound.
Last updated Sep 25, 2017

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