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Chance Another Miscarriage
Parents or conceptus: With certain chromosomal changes in either partner, the risk of recurrence is high. If the reason was a spontaneous mutation in the conceptus the risk is low. To put things into perspective, the overwhelming number of first trimester miscarriages is due to chromosomal abnormalities in the conceptus, with the worst anomalies miscarrying the earliest. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage 1 week ago if I get pregnant 1 or 2 months from now would I have a chance of having another miscarriage?
I have had 3 recurrent miscarriages for no obvious reason after 3 healthy babies. What are the chances of having another miscarriage?
Incompetent Os: Check with your obstetrician about the possibility of an incompetent os. ...Read more
I'm 19 I had a miscarriage at 6weeks one year ago I am now pregnant again and am in my 6th week, what is my chances of having another miscarriage?
MISCARRIAGE: You are placed in a high risk category or being watched closely by your OB because of what happened before. Rest assured you are in good hands and pray you will be ok this time. Good luck! ...Read more
Had a miscarriage last year started taking prenatal vitamins two days ago, what is the chance of having another miscarriage...Afraid?
Miscarriage: I'm sorry to hear of your loss last year -- that's painful for anyone. About 15% of all pregnant women have miscarriages -- but this is not likely related to using prenatal vitamins. Prenatal vitamins especially supply folate, (folic acid) which prevents neural tube birth defects. Smoking is one factor that may increase the risk of miscarriage. You & your doctor can discuss any risks in your specific case. ...Read more
I had a m/c 6 mo ago which was my first pregnancy, I currently found out I am pregnant again. What are my chances of having another miscarriage?
Same risk: Having one miscarriage does not increase your risk of a second miscarriage much more than the baseline risk for all pregnancies. Schedule your first prenatal appointment so that your doctor can help guide you through the process ...Read more
5-7 weeks pregnant. Miscarriaged dec 11th what are the chances of having another miscarriage? Small cramps every once in A While. Sore nipples. Hungry
Depends: In general having one prior miscarriage only slightly increases your risk of a second. However, if you have bad habits like smoking or medical disorders like lupus they chance of repeat miscarriage is much higher. Always best to practice good health before conception and take folic acid or a good Prenatal vitamin before you conceive especially with past miscarriage ...Read more
I recently found out that I am pregnant. I had a miscarriage on april 11. What are the chances of me having another miscarriage?
It varies: In general, once a woman knows she is pregnant and is clinically verified, the chance of miscarriage is approximately 15-20%. If more miscarriages occur, the chance of miscarriage rises. ...Read more
I have had 2 miscarriges and I am pregnant for the 3rd time I am 7 weeks pregnant what are the chances of me having another miscarriage?
In general it is: Higher than women did not have this problem before but it still depends your progesteron level in the blood to protect the fetus. See your gyn to find out. ...Read more
Depends on many: Things: #1 is maternal age. Are you truly 42 years old? The chance can be as high as 40%. Have you had an ultrasound showing a heartbeat? The chance is then lower. There is no 'general' answer. ...Read more
15-30 %: Assuming that you are an otherwise healthy patient, all pregnancies have up to a 30% chance of miscarriage in the first trimester (first 13 weeks). This is true for all women, and it is considered a normal, natural occurrence. If you get pregnant three times in your life, you may likely have one miscarriage, and two babies. ...Read more
Unsure without info: Sorry for your loss. Your risks will vary depending on several factors. If your miscarriage occurred before 12 weeks, your risks of another "early pregnancy loss" are statistically about the same or 2 to 5 % higher provided you and your partner remain healthy etc...The risks do increase much more after a second and a third miscarriage. ...Read more
Unkown: Every cycle has the same cahnce of a pregnancy. CAreful analysis of cycles reveal that maybe almost 30% of pregancies are lost in very early gestation and go unrecognized. A small prcentage of these will be recognized as a miscarriage. Chances do not increase or decrease. Chance is a random event and is not predictable. ...Read more
High what did: Your doctor say? Your doc should be able to give u an estimation, as it depends on how far u are along and how the sac looks if u are at least 7 weeks your doc should be able to see a normal rate 120-170 htbeat on the us. ...Read more
First trimester: One first trimester loss does not increase statistically the chance of having another. Second trimester losses are for different reasons usually, some of which might increase chance of it happening again. Hope this helps you. ...Read more
Multiple AB: This is a common. Chances of a third miscarriage are in the 20 - 25% range. Chance alone is the most common cause with 15% of first pregnancies ending in miscarriage. Other: ovulation disorder (D.O.), chromosomal D.O., autoimmune D.O., uterine shape malformation, coagulation D.O. Diminished ovarian reserve and unknown cause. Be careful: lots of unproven testing and treatment out there. Gd luck. ...Read more
3 pregnancies in 4 months. 2 miscarriages, what can I do to improve my chances for the present one?
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Recurrent pregnancy loss is a very complicated topic. Taking that into account since you have had two births he should stay very helpful. Your workup should include a structured medical interview as it seems like you are having very early pregnancy losses. In addition, chromosomes on you and your husband, evaluation of your uterine cavity, and a hormonal evaluation is necessary.
Considering your age and recent positive pregnancy tests there is a 50% chance that we are able to find a reason for these losses. If we cannot, he still have an excellent chance for an additional successful pregnancy. ...Read more
What are my chances of having a miscarriage again? I'm 6 weeks and I had a miscarriage two cycles ago
Low: Your risk of miscarriage at your age is about 1 in 8 pregnancies. Since you recently had one it is a little higher about 1 in 6 pregnancies. Check with your doctors office about blood tests - the blood pregnancy test should double every 3 days if all is well. ...Read more
I've had 2 miscarrages in one year I am Now pregnant again what are the chances on me miscarrying again?
No way to tell: Pregnancy is a major event in a woman's body. It must be prepared by many hormones and changes in blood flow to help support the fetus. There are also factors in the development of the fetus which may affect the pregnancy. Each pregnancy, however, is its own event so it is not a foregone conclusion another miscarriage will happen. Eating well, hydrating, and prenatal vitamins help to support. ...Read more
When do my chances of miscarriage go down? My friend had a m/c @ 4months. I'm so nervous at the thought of this
12 weeks: The risk of loss (miscarriage) drops dramatically after the first trimester (12 weeks.) your friend's '4 month' loss is uncommon, its also usually for different reasons. Best of luck. ...Read more
A few days ago I had a third miscarriage in the past year. How can I reduce my chances of having a miscarriage?
See specialist: Recurrent miscarriage is a complicated and frustrating problem because about 50% of cases have no diagnosis. See rei specialist for evaluation. Get micro-array genetics of any future losses. Numerous low-tech treatments and high-tech (pgs with ivf for those with genetic cause of losses). Sometimes, you can develop infertility too - watch for this. Good luck. ...Read more
I have had two unexplained miscarriages in arow am now pregnant again what are the chances of having a 3rd aged 23?
Higher than usual.: All things being equal, your chances of miscarriage with this pregnancy is slightly higher than that of other women your age. But because you are young, you also have a higher chance of a successful pregnancy, especially if you're healthy. If not done already, your OB should get an HCG level, pelvic exam and ultrasound. If everything looks good, chances are you'll have a healthy a baby ...Read more
I had a healthy boy 4 1/2 yrs ago. Recently had a miscarriage. Do I have a higher chance of having another? Also when can I start trying again?
See below: After one miscarriage, your risk of a second miscarriage is not any higher. Its roughly 1 in 5 (20%). There is some debate about when you can try again. Some docs will say that its ok to try again after you have a period. I usually recommend waiting about 3 months because there was one study that showed an increased rate of miscarriage if you get pregnant prior to 3 months. Best wishes! ...Read more
Had scan at 18+6 weeks everything with my boy was good measuring accurately good hb good growth what would be the chance for me to have miscarriage?
Most miscarriages occur in the first trimester. Unless you have had prior obstetrical problems or severe health issues
odds are in your favor. ...Read more
Depends: If it runs in the family and is genetic, it really depends on the exact cause. Different genetic cause and predisposition will determine the chance. ...Read more
Pregnancy: The presence of a normal heart rate at 9 weeks reduces the risk of miscarriage. Most studies show that the presence of a normal fetal heart rate decreases the risk of micarriage to 3 to 5% (as compared to 15-20% before seeing a fetal heart rate.) there are a number of factors that can impact the risk of miscarriage, and good prenatal care is critical to improve the chances of success. ...Read more
Scared to have a miscarriage. Scared I'm going to go to the dr a d find no heartbeat. What are the chances? I'm 7w 3d and had a mc in sept.
U need to go: At 7 wks should be able to see a htbeat, u need to know everything is ok or not, after only 1 prev miscarriage your chances of a 2nd one are no greater than anyone else, if u have a 2nd one - hopefully not then your chances for a 3rd go up more. ...Read more
If the fetus: Was visualized sonographically with cardiac activity at 173bpm, there is no miscarriage. It won't increase or decrease the chance of subsequent miscarriage, however. ...Read more
Unfortunately abnormal pregnancies that do not spontaneously miscarry before being recognized and diagnosed are fairly common. The actual reported incidence varies from study to study being reported at as lo as 2-3% and as high as 10-14%.
The literature suggests that about 75% of all conceptions do not result in a viable/normal pregnancy. Most of them do miscarry, usually before being diagnosed. ...Read more
Miscarriage odds: I am not sure there is an actual odds percentage for 10 week pregnancies that go on to miscarry, however, experientially, most pregnancies miscarry prior to 12 weeks due to genetic incompatibilities. ...Read more
Miscarriage: Usually there is a reason for miscarriage, if u have no medical problem and don't do heavy lifting unlikely to happen. Good luck. ...Read more
See below: After 1 miscarriage, the chances don't change...Still around 5-10% depending on the study. ...Read more
High: She had 3 miscarriages which imply that she has no trouble getting pregnant but has difficulty keeping the pregnancy. So she will liekly get pregnant again without much problem. After three consecutive miscarriages, her chance of having another miscarriage is still less than 50%. However, she should try to find out if there is any specific problem is causing her repeat miscarriages. ...Read more