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How long do I need to wait to conceive after a miscarriage?

How long do I need to wait to conceive after a miscarriage?

Sex after a abortion: You are at your most fertile after an early miscarriage. As long as your miscarried spontaneously you begin to conceive as soon as your discharge or bleeding stops. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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How long should I wait to conceive after having a d&c? It wasn't done because of a miscarriage, just irregular bleeding.

How long should I wait to conceive after having a d&c? It wasn't done because of a miscarriage, just irregular bleeding.

Quickly: You just need to wait 1 month. That is so the uterine can shed its lining once. There is no known benefit to waiting any longer than that! ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage should a woman wait to conceive? And why?

How long after a miscarriage should a woman wait to conceive? And why?

About a month: After a miscarriage you will have bleeding as your HCG hormone levels fall, and then you should wait a month or one normal cycle. There may be a higher chance of another miscarriage in the first month - the quality of scientific evidence is not great though. Two or more miscarriages is 'recurrent miscarriage', and you should see a reproductive endocrinology and infertility md to get checked out. ...Read more

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My wife had miscarriage at 11th week, no complications. Now its been 1 month, can we start trying to conceive again or wait more? If yes, how long?

My wife had miscarriage at 11th week, no complications.  Now its been 1 month, can we start trying to conceive again or wait more? If yes, how long?

Wait: Most recommendations are to wait 4 to 6 months before trying to conceive again. However, after two cycles have passed, then the risk of pregnancy complications is no longer elevated above baseline so it would be safe then to begin trying to conceive. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive our 1st since dec 2013. Had a miscarriage at 6 weeks in Dec 2014. How long do i wait for more medical help beyond the basic tests?

Trying to conceive our 1st since dec 2013. Had a miscarriage at 6 weeks in Dec 2014. How long do i wait for more medical help beyond the basic tests?

Up to you: Sorry to hear about the miscarriage. It does show that you are fertile since you were able to get pregnant.Most Obgyns would suggest that you keep trying since it appears you are able to get pregnant before seeking any other treatment or testing ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage about a month ago , how long does it to take get period after miscarriage ? How long should wait to conceive again?

Varies: It can take as little as 4 weeks for you to resume your cycles, but could also take up to 6 months. It is safe to conceive as soon as two cycles after a pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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How long before I can conceive again after a miscarriage?

How long before I can conceive again after a miscarriage?

Two periods: There is no hard and fast rule on this. Different doctors may tell you different things. I tell my patients to wait until they have had two periods. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage november 3, is been 3mnths almst 4 how long before i can conceive again?

Anytime: For future references you can concieve after the misscariage .You dont need to wait that long. However if 2 misscariages happen one after the other , you need further workup to diagnose the cause of it. ...Read more

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I am 33 yrs old.Miscarried at 10th week. Underwent D and C procedure. Any risks to conceive after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 2-3 cycles?

I am 33 yrs old.Miscarried at 10th week. Underwent D and C procedure. Any risks to conceive after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 2-3 cycles?

Depends: Have they checked your Hemoglobin or Hematocrit levels? After a D&C for miscarriage it's possible to have anemia (low hemoglobin levels in blood). Symptoms of anemia are dizziness, fatigue, fainting episodes, fast heart rate. If you feel completely fine then waiting only one menstrual cycle should be fine. If you are having symptoms of anemia then wait 2-3 cycles. ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage can I try to conceive again? I was 7 weeks along and HCG levels were zero within a week of the miscarriage.

How long after a miscarriage can I try to conceive again? I was 7 weeks along and HCG levels were zero within a week of the miscarriage.

About a month: You can expect a period about a month after your miscarriage and it is fine to go ahead and try after that. Continue to take a prenatal vitamin as the extra iron and folic acid are important. ...Read more

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I am 33 years old.Miscarried at 10th week.Had D and C surgery.Any risk in conceiving after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 3 cycles?please help

I am 33 years old.Miscarried at 10th week.Had D and C surgery.Any risk in conceiving after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 3 cycles?please help

Conception: It's preferable to wait for 3 normal cycles before you try again, during theses 3 months I recommend timing method with condoms. Make sure you continue taking your PNV/DHA daily. Always make your doctor aware. ...Read more

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How much time did you wait before trying to concieve after miscarriage?

How much time did you wait before trying to concieve after miscarriage?

1-2 normal cycles: I assume it was an early miscarriage. If you were more than 12 weeks the uterus may require 3-4 months to heal. Sorry for your loss. ...Read more

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When can I try to conceive after a miscarriage?

When can I try to conceive after a miscarriage?

Variable: When you are physically and emotionally stable and ready. Talk w/your physician. ...Read more

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When can I start trying to conceive after a miscarriage?

Wait for one period: Wait for a normal menstrual cycle. Once that occurs, you may try to get pregnant again. Remember to keep taking your prenatal vitamins, even before you start trying to get pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more

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Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more


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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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