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Dr. William Singer
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How soon can I try to get pregnant after a miscarriage 6 week baby ? And can do safe guard intercourse in this time or after 2 week? I'm 26 old

How soon can I try to get pregnant after a miscarriage 6 week baby ? And can do safe guard intercourse in this time or after 2 week? I'm 26 old

Ask OB: It really depends on a lot of factors. Your general health, the condition surrounding the miscarriage, did you lose a lot of blood, if you went through D&C. Usually they want you wait to try to get pregnant after two-three cycles, it just means if you're having regular cycles then uterus is ready. Wait two weeks for intercourse with or without protection. ...Read more

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How soon can I try to get pregnant after a miscarriage 6 week baby ? And can do safe guard intercourse in this time or after 2 week? Or don't? I'm 25

Wait 2 cycles: First of all, I'm sorry for your loss. I recommend waiting until you have 2 normal periods before you try again, to allow the uterus to heal from the miscarriage. It may be a while before you have your first period, as the hormones from the pregnancy have to drop first. ...Read more

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Rh- I Had a Miscarriage I got the rhogam shot then now I am 28w I haven't received it yet for this pregnancy Is it safe to get it after 28w? Scared

Rh- I Had a Miscarriage I got the rhogam shot then now I am 28w I haven't received it yet for this pregnancy Is it safe to get it after 28w? Scared

Strict time line: There is a strict time line for the administration of rhogam. If it is not given at 28 weeks, the potential beneficial effect may be diminished or there may be no benefit at all. ...Read more

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I had miscarriage at 12 weeks, and had d&c done. I want to try to get pregnant again, how long would i need to wait until it is safe so.

I had miscarriage at 12 weeks, and had d&c done. I want to try to get pregnant again, how long would i need to wait until it is safe so.

At least 2 months: It has been my experience that women have fewer problems if they let their body heal and cycle at least once before trying to conceive again. Stay on your prenatal vitamin as the Folic Acid is important in helping prevent another miscarriage and by all means see your provider if you are having any difficulties. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I use progesterone cream? I got miscarriage 2x and I think I am low progesterone. It is safe to use progesterone while trying to get pregnant.

Can I use progesterone cream? I got miscarriage 2x and I think I am low progesterone. It is safe to use progesterone while trying to get pregnant.

Yes, but ask: Progesterone is sometimes used in women who are having repeat miscarriages. You need to consult with your Ob/Gyn about this because you will need a prescription for the right type of progesterone. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can u get pregnant after a miscarriage?

Can u get pregnant  after a miscarriage?

Yes.: Yes, usually. Certain. Issues must be dealt with, ie. Excluding anti-phospholipid syndrome. Also, i'm hoping you did not have an ectopic pregnancy, which you did not mention. The odds are you most likely will no problem. ...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


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