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Doctor insights on: Chances Of Miscarriage After Having One

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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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Had a miscarriage,what are the chances of another one?

Had a miscarriage,what are the chances of another one?

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

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Does already having one miscarriage increase your chances of having another?

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

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3 pregnancies in 4 months. 2 miscarriages, what can I do to improve my chances for the present one?

3 pregnancies in 4 months. 2 miscarriages, what can I do to improve my chances for the present one?

Look for an answer: 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

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I've had 2 miscarrages in one year I am Now pregnant again what are the chances on me miscarrying again ?

I've had 2 miscarrages in one year I am
Now pregnant again what are the chances on me miscarrying again
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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

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I've got 2 kids and recently had an early miscarriage at 4 1/2weeks. I'm 32. Is there a higher chance of continued miscarriages now that i've had one?

Unlikely: Given that you have had 2 healthy pregnancies and only one miscarriage your chances of miscarriage are not significantly increased. Often people will say that your risk of miscarriage in any pregnancy is equal to your age. ...Read more

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I have mthfr 2 mutations, i had 3 miscarriages one 2nd trimeste loss chances of this causing them?

I have mthfr 2 mutations, i had 3 miscarriages one 2nd trimeste loss chances of this causing them?

MTHFR SNPs: Yes, methylation problems can definitely cause miscarriages and birth defects. Knowledge is powerful, though. Find a provider who understands how to evaluate and treat this. Have a look at www.mthfr.net there is a list of providers with extra training on MTHFR. ...Read more

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At 9.5 weeks with twins, heartbeats were 167 and babies are 2.7cm & 3cm. At this point, what are the chances of miscarrying one or both twins?

At 9.5 weeks with twins, heartbeats were 167 and babies are 2.7cm & 3cm. At this point, what are the chances of miscarrying one or both twins?

Chances are lower: Obviously twins are a higher risk for complications than a single gestation but with 2 very healthy heartbeats you certainly can breathe somewhat easier. Your OB will go over with you risks of twins at the various gestational ages but i would try to relax at this point. ...Read more

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Want are chances for miscarriage of one baby with twins?

Want are chances for miscarriage of one baby with twins?

About 30%: 25-30% of twin pregnancies will reduce to one naturally. In addition there is a 5% risk of loss after 20 weeks. I know that is scary but keep in mind that a normal single pregnancy has about the same risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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What has a more of a chance to lose all or more babies in triplets selective reduction or natural miscarriage of one triplet?

What has a more of a chance to lose all or more babies in triplets selective reduction or  natural miscarriage of one triplet?

Miscarriage unreliab: You can't rely on a natural miscarriage so if the plan is to have twins then reduction is the only way to go. That said, it is not without risk. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more