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After miscarrying several times & getting two abortians what are yout chances of being unfertile young ?

After miscarrying several times & getting two abortians what are yout chances of being unfertile young ?

Depends: Given a history of recurrent miscarriage, one's prognosis for a live birth depends on: - current age of woman - results of evaluation for recurrent pregnancy loss assuming woman is <40 years old and evaluation is normal, chance of live birth with next pregnancy is ~65-70%. ...Read more

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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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Are miscarriages common after the first?

Are miscarriages common after the first?

Good news: Miscarriage, unfortunately, is very common. The risk of a second miscarriage is no higher than the risk of the first, good luck! ...Read more

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Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Many causes possible: Many possible causes of miscarriage exist. You have more chance of another success than multiple miscarriages with no child. With 2 or more miscarriages we look for low egg supply, uterine problems like polyps or fibroids, abnormal antibodies, blood clotting disorders, hormonal problems. Genetic tests if needed. See a reproductive endocrinology/ infertility (rei) specialist for tests & treatment. ...Read more

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Had 1st c-sec 7 wks ago. I read online many women have miscarriages after their c-sections why does that happen now I'm worried for future miscariges

Had 1st c-sec 7 wks ago. I read online many women have miscarriages after their c-sections why does that happen  now I'm worried for future miscariges

Miscarriages happen: Many pregnancies miscarry (it's a normal part of life). Many women miscarry before their C-sections, and many women miscarry after their C-sections... which means miscarrying is not related to C-sections. If a woman has repeated miscarriages, her Ob-Gyn doctor can help find out if she has a disorder that makes her more likely than normal, to have miscarriages. ...Read more

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I have had 2 miscarriages is this normal after having 2 healthy births im 23 yrs?

I have had 2 miscarriages is this normal after having 2 healthy births im 23 yrs?

Miscarriage: Miscarriages occur in 15-20% of all pregnancies and are usually genetic in cause. The genetic miscarriage is not due to anything that you may have done and is usually determined at the time of conception. This is nature's way of making sure an abnormal fetus does not result. These abnormalities happen by chance and may not occur in subsequent pregnancy, however, this risk increases with age. ...Read more

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What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

Miscarriages: The limit of what I can put in this response is not enough but I found a good link on the internet you can check out. http://www.mainlinefertility.com/specialties/repetitive-miscarriage/ ...Read more

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What kind of people do NOT have normal healthy children or any children at all after 3 early miscarriages ?

What kind of people do NOT have normal healthy children or any children at all after 3 early miscarriages ?

Recurrent Pregnancy : Loss (RPL), 3 consecutive miscarriages at < 20 wks. gestation, makes the risk of another miscarriage ~ 31-33%, but risk depends on maternal age, previous term pregnancy or not & cause of RPL. Evaluation for genetic, endocrine, blood-clotting , infectious, immune & anatomical problems is explained on obgyn.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=200, except Chromosomal Microarray has replaced Chromosome Analysis. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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


Dr. Seth Derman
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Spontaneous Abortion (Definition)

Spontaneous abortion is also known as Pregnancy loss. Spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous death of a growing fetus. It is also ...Read more