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Can A Woman Have More Than One Stillbirth Scared To Try Again
Stillbirth: The cause of the first stillbirth would help determine your recurrence risk. In general, there is a 3 - 5% risk of recurrence. Older women however have a greater chance of stillbirth. A consultation with an maternal fetal medicine specialist may help you estimate your recurrence risk and plan your next pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I delivered a stillbirth girl at 24 weeks and want try again. What testing or such is recommended before doing so?
Good question: Status of evaluation for stillbirth ?fetal autopsy ?placental evaluation ?karyotype ?indirect coombs’ ?serologic test for syphilis ?screen for fetal-maternal hemorrhage (kliehauer-betke or other) ?toxicology screen ?thorough medical and obstetric history ?parvovirus serology ?lupus anticoagulant screen ?anticardiolipin antibodies ?factor v leiden mutation.. These are just a few of the many tests. ...Read more
After my stillbirth at 34 weeks how soon can I try again for another baby? I really don't want to wait a year. Will this happen again if I get preggo
Just can't seem to let go off the past and move on after stillbirth. Should I try to get pregnant like they say?
Perinatal loss: Women vary in the time that they take to grief after a stillbirth. Some women want to try again as soon as possible, while others wait for months to try again. Since we're all different, you have to be the judge of when you're ready. You might try counseling to help you. ...Read more
My cousin just had an 18 week stillbirth and now wants to try to get pregnant again. She has had 4 miscarriages in the last year. Is she ready?
So sorry : ... That she has had to go through such a difficult year. Before trying again, it might be helpful to see a high risk doctor to try to find out why she's having so much trouble. Depending on the reason, there may be things she can do before she gets pregnant to help have a good outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long should one take before resuming on sex after stillbirth? Or when is it safe to start having sex after stillbirth?
Sex after stillbirth: Some of this depends on how far along you were at the time of your loss. It's best to check in with the OB who cared for you. But generally somewhere in the range of 2-6 weeks would be typical. ...Read more
Stillbirth: The pain will probably never go away. It may fade somewhat over time, but you will always feel the emptiness from the loss. The next pregnancy will be high stress even if everything goes according to plan. So my advice would be to wait until emotionally and pschologically you are ready. For some patients this might be a few months, but for most it will be closer to a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are the chances high of a reoccurant placenta abruption after having one at 32 weeks which resulted in stillbirth?Dr's have said it looked like a fluk
Recurrence rate: The most recent literature is putting recurrence rate between 5-15%. The risk is even higher if the initial abruption was considered to be severe. When the abruption is severe enough to kill the fetus, as in your case, there is a 7% incidence of the same outcome in a future pregnancy, unfortunately. There aren't any studies that demonstrate interventions lower the risk. I wish you the best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a stillbirth due to a placenta abruption. NO known cause.One healthy birth previously. Would I be likely to have another abrupt or healthy preg?
Abruption chances: First of all, I am sorry for your loss. The risk for a recurrent complicated placental abruption in your next pregnancy is about 33/1000. Special surveillance would need to be undertaken about 3 months prior to the gestational age of the baby you lost due to the first placental abruption. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
I visit my husband for three months so how to concive fast in this time period?I have one stillbirth last year through C-section
Ovulation kit: This will help you predict when you are ovulating. You can time your intercourse for that time. ...Read more
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