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1st Pregnancy Miscarriage
Dr. Is it true that after 1st pregnancy miscarriage there is a chances of having twins in next pregnancy? Taking folic acid increases twins chances?
No evidence: I had never heard this but searched and found many forums where people said they had heard this, but I could find NO research that shows this is actually true and can not think of why it would be. I did find a study showing women who got pregnant within 6 months of miscarriage had better outcomes. Folic acid does not increase chance of twins but decreases chance of miscarriage & birth defects. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I had shingles on my 1st pregnancy and i got miscarriage, we are trying to conceive again, is it possible that i might get shingles again?
What can cause bleeding, not spotting, in 1st trimester of pregnancy besides miscarriage, ectopic, and molar?
Implantation: It can be what they call an implantation bleed when a fertilized egg attaches to the uterine wall. It can cause a variety if symptoms - from spotting to a quite significant bleed. ...Read more
I had ovarian cyst surgery 7 weeks ago; dr. Said period in 4-6 wks, but tiredness, heartburn, nausea, clear discharge but neg. Pregnancy test; am 47 year old and miscarried 1st pregnancy in march 2012?
What can I do about these symptoms? I am a 44 yr old woman & here is my gynocelogical history: I have had 3 pregnancies in 1 year's time. The 1st one ended in a miscarriage at the end of the 3rd month, the 2nd one, 6 months after the 1st, was an ectopic p
I : I am sorry that you are going through all of that. That is a wide variety of symptoms. The best advice would be to seek out a low cost or no cost clinic in your area. The best start may be to start at planned parenthood who could evaluate your abnormal periods and discharge, and could refer you to another low cost or no cost provider for assessment of your other symptoms. There are providers who will help you so please be sure to start calling to be seen. ...Read more
Ask an OBGYN doctor: There are several ways doctors can evaluate. Specialists in obgyn can evaluate whether a miscarriage is happening. Subspecialists in reproductive medicine, fertility/rei, and maternal-fetal medicine can comment on potential for future problems. One place to start to gather information on healthtap is reading a guide like this one on bleeding in pregnancy https://www.Healthtap.Com/health_guide/5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I miscarried in august with my first pregnancy what are the chances that i will miscarry in this pregnancy?
Likely low. : Unless there is a serious genetic problem between you and your husbands chromosomes (which likelihood is very low) then your chances of another miscarriage are very low. Not knowing your full medical history and meds, imposs. ...Read more
What are some everyday tasks that will cause a miscarriage during first few weeks of pregnancy? So it can be avoided
This is my 4th pregnancy 1 i had my 2nd i miscarried 3rd i had is it true we feel the baby move sooner then when its the first pregnancy?
Maybe, maybe not: Some women feel movement sooner with subsequent pregnancies because they know what they are feeling and what the sensation is like. However, others feel it later, likely due to the fact the uterus is 'looser' and more stretchy and then you don't feel the movement as soon. ...Read more
I had my first miscarriage 6 months ago, it was about 6 weeks of pregnancy. How long should I wait to be pregnant again without any risk of mc ?
Miscarriage: There is no such thing as "without any risk of miscarriage." all pregnancies have a small chance of miscarriage. Your risk depends on the cause of your miscarriage and your health history. For a normal/healthy woman, 6 months is fine. ...Read more
A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more
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