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What are the chances of miscarriage at pregnancy at 5 weeks 5 days?

What are the chances of miscarriage at pregnancy at 5 weeks 5 days?

About 3-5%: At about 6 weeks, a fetal heart can be seen, this lowers the risk of miscarriage to below 5%. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Normal to show at 5 weeks of pregnancy?

Normal to show at 5 weeks of pregnancy?

The uterus is still: Small at that point. However, some women find their waists expanding fairly early on. ...Read more

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At 4 weeks and 5 days, as will the belly bumps for pregnancy?

At 4 weeks and 5 days, as will the  belly bumps  for pregnancy?

No: Too early to see anything more than some bloating due to hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Does the chance of miscarriage decrease at 8 weeks (6 weeks past conception) or only at 12 weeks?

Does the chance of miscarriage decrease at 8 weeks (6 weeks past conception) or only at 12 weeks?

Yes: A large portion of abnormal pregnancies will miscarry or stop growing by 8 weeks. Many of the rest will be lost by 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Does the eight month of pregnancy start at 31 weeks?

Does the eight month of pregnancy start at 31 weeks?

40 weeks: Doctors discuss pregnancy in term of weeks with your due date being 40 weeks. We do this because talking in months is imprecise and causes confusion. There are four weeks per month so if you prefer to think it months simply divide your pregnancy weeks by four. ...Read more

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Would hCG level of 634 put you at at least a week into pregnancy (after conception)?

Would hCG level  of 634 put you at at least a week into pregnancy  (after conception)?

Not necessarily: The use of the HCG value is not a good way to establish the gestational age because there is a wide range and variation in what could be considered normal. ...Read more

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Will a pregnancy test be reliable at any time of day at 8 weeks?

Will a pregnancy test be reliable at any time of day at 8 weeks?

Yes: At 8 weeks gestation the pregnancy hormone concentration is so high that there cannot be enough dilution for a urine pregnancy test to be positive at any time of the day. ...Read more

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Miscarriage at 7 wk 2days. How big is the placenta at that age?

Miscarriage at 7 wk 2days. How big is the placenta at that age?

Miscarriage: Sorry to hear about the miscarriage. The placenta at that age is still very small - only about a few millimeters in size. ...Read more

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Continued pregnancy now at 7 weeks after a failed abortion at 5 weeks using cytotec (misoprostol). What are the possible effects to the baby when born?

Continued pregnancy now at 7 weeks after a failed abortion at 5 weeks using cytotec (misoprostol). What are the possible effects to the baby when born?

See answer: Congenital anomalies sometimes associated with fetal death have been reported subsequent to the unsuccessful use of Misoprostol to abort in the first trimester. For the most part, there has been no adverse effect on the baby. ...Read more

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Does the seventh month of pregnancy start at 27 or 28 weeks?

Does the seventh month of pregnancy start at 27 or 28 weeks?

About 28 weeks: The easiest way to figure out how many months you are is to count backwards from your due date which is of course 9 completed months. 4 weeks is a little less than one month and so 40 weeks = 9 months. ...Read more

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I lost a baby at 7 weeks of pregnancy and have intercourse 5 days after is that safe for me ?

I lost a baby at 7 weeks of pregnancy and have intercourse 5 days after is that safe for me ?

Sorry for your loss: Miscarriage is quite common, but still it is a tragic event and take an emotional toll on many. So, hang-in there. With regarding to having relation 5 days after--if you are feeling well--no pain, no bleeding/discharge/fever etc..You should be fine. Eat well, sleep well, take your prenatal vitamins, and follow-up with doc regularly. Good luck on your next pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and my fetus should be at least 6 weeks but there s nothing on vaginal ultrasound but gestational sac with age of 5 weeks ?

dating: Everyone's fetus shows up at slightly different times. I would recommend a couple HCG levels to insure they are rising and repeat us in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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What causes a subchorionic hemorrhage? Started at 13 weeks and lost baby at 16 weeks. Passed large clots at 15 weeks & 10 hours before miscarriage

What causes a subchorionic hemorrhage? Started at 13 weeks and lost baby at 16 weeks. Passed large clots at 15 weeks & 10 hours before miscarriage

That can be difficul: To say. A placental abruption is what this is called when it happens later in pregnancy, usually due to trauma. Your loss is classified as a miscarriage though it did happen later than usual. The bleeding can be like a chain reaction, blood, cramping then more tearing away. There is a good chance u will be fine with the next pregnancy but review this with your doctor. There may not b a gd answ. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a second Chemical Pregnancy? I had one very healthy pregnancy. One chemical at 5 weeks. & I'm now 4 weeks & 3 days pregnancy.

What are the chances of a second Chemical Pregnancy? I had one very healthy pregnancy. One chemical at 5 weeks. & I'm now 4 weeks & 3 days pregnancy.

20%: In general about 30% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage, but the farther you are the lower the chance. The fact that you already know you are pregnant reduces the risk a little. Having the prior miscarriage does not affect your chances this time positively or negatively. Should be fine! ...Read more

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What are the chances of miscarriage after seeing a heartbeat of 131 at 6 weeks 5 days when the embryo isn't growing properly only at 6 weeks 2 days?

What are the chances of miscarriage after seeing a heartbeat of 131 at 6 weeks 5 days when the embryo isn't growing properly only at 6 weeks 2 days?

Low: Actually a fetal pole measuring 6 weeks 2 days when you are 6 weeks 5 days pregnant is fine. Babies come in all sizes -plus or minus 5 days measurement (ahead or behind) is fine. Also not everyone has 28 day cycles and if you did not ovulate on day 14 of your cycle, dates may be measuring a little off. Were you told this was abnormal, because I do not think it is, unless i missing facts. ...Read more