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I am 14 weeks i heard heartbeat at 10 weeks i go friday for checkup what are chances of miscarriage after hearing the heartbeat. I am nervous?

I am 14 weeks i heard heartbeat at 10 weeks i go friday for checkup what are chances of miscarriage after hearing the heartbeat. I am nervous?

Slim, about 5%: The chance of miscarriage after documenting a normal heartbeat of the baby is low, less than 5%. But, it's still possible. By 14 weeks, if everything is progressing normally you are pretty much out of the miscarriage window! good luck! everything should be fine! ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

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Chances of missed miscarriage after hearing heartbeat at 8w3days? Heartbeat was 173bpm..

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

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I heard baby's heart beat at 9 w 1 day .It was 173 bpm.I am 12 weeks today.Wat are the chances of miscarriage after hearing a strong heart beat.

I heard baby's heart beat at 9 w 1 day .It was 173 bpm.I am 12 weeks today.Wat are the chances of miscarriage after hearing a strong heart beat.

Very low: Although you could still have a miscarriage, hearing the heart beat at 9 weeks makes it very, very unlikely. It's in the range of 1 out of 100. You shouldn't be worried. Good luck! ...Read more

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After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

Unlikely to miscarry: Approximately 15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. Once a heart beat is documented, that risk drops to about 1 in 20. It can still happen, but it is not likely. So you can relax a bit. ...Read more

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What are the odds of having a miscarriage after hearing a heartbeat?

What are the odds of having a miscarriage after hearing a heartbeat?

Can't predict: Hearing a heartbeat means the fetus is alive when the heartbeat is heard. This does not necessarily mean that the risk of a miscarriage is significantly decreased. On the other hand if a heart beat isn't present then miscarriage becomes much more possible or probable. Not sure what the actual miscarriage rate is. ...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

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If babys heartbeat is normal at 9 weeks are the chances of miscarriage decreased?

If babys heartbeat is normal at 9 weeks are the chances of miscarriage decreased?

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

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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

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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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I had 2mc before. This time saw a strong heartbeat and baby moves at 6w5d,8w4d,11w4d and 12w4d. What is the chance of miscarriage?

Low: Most miscarriages happen in the first trimester (before 14 weeks). At 13 weeks, the risk is still quite low, about 2.5%. So you have better than 97.5% chance of a pregnancy without a miscarriage! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is my chance for miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen at 6 weeks. Everything else measured fine as well. So worried, 1st baby!?

What is my chance for miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen at 6 weeks.  Everything else measured fine as well.  So worried, 1st baby!?

Depends on symptoms: In general if you are not bleeding or having significant cramps its very likely you are going to have a normal pregnancy. However, there are no guarantees. Having said that, i would relax and enjoy being pregnant. Take your prenatal vitamins and start regular OB care. ...Read more

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11wks5days heartbeat 163. Does the chances of a miscarriage go down significantly? I worry been spotting since 8wks. But baby looks healthy! Still wor

Relax: every day your chance of miscarriage decreases. Te heart beat seems goos but where is the placenta. A frequent cause for bleeding is a low lying placenta or a placenta previa and it may be moving up. Ask your OB Good luck ...Read more

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Hcg level not doubling saw a heartbeat rate 115 at 6 weeks. High chance of miscarriage?

Advanced maternal ag: Unfortunately it is a watch and wait scenario. After the age of 35 the risk of miscarriage is much higher. The pregnancy hormone does not exactly have to double but it does need to rise and we hope for the heart rate to stay 120-180. ...Read more

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I saw my babies heartbeat on a ultrasound at 7weeks, does that mean my chances of miscarriage are really low now?

Good sign: Seeing a heartbeat on ultrasound is certainly encouraging. Miscarriage rates are thought to be in the 5% range once a heartbeat is detected. ...Read more

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Fetal heartbeat detected at 5w 3days, slight spotting, very mild cramping. What is the chance of miscarriage?

Still too early: A pos fetal heart beat is great. It can still miscarry, especially if the fetus has some small or genetic defects you cannot see with any ulltrasound. If spotting and significant bleed, i usually counsel the chances of a surviving nl pregnancy at at least 50/50... Best wishes! ...Read more

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Irregular shaped gestational sac and heartbeat found at 7 weeks. Doc fears miscarriage is coming. Chances of sac fixing itself?

Irregular shaped gestational sac and heartbeat found at 7 weeks. Doc fears miscarriage is coming. Chances of sac fixing itself?

Keep Followup: Repeating a ultrasound can help give you more information. Each pregnancy is different and outcomes are hard to determine at this stage. Make sure that you keep your followup appointment with your doctor. Please contact them right away if you have fever, abdominal pain, or bleeding. Take care of yourself and good luck. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a miscarriage after seeing a heart beat?

What are the chances of a miscarriage after seeing a heart beat?

Decreased: The statistics show that 25% of pregnancies end in miscarriages but this is significantly decreased once you have seen a heartbeat. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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