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Just Had A Miscarriage
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
Support her: Be there (not somewhere else, ) listen to her when she wants to talk, let her be quiet when she doesn't. If she asks you how you feel, try to answer her even if you don't want to. You cannot solve her problems or make her feelings change, but you can help her tremendously by showing her you care. ...Read more
Follow up: If you have a positive pregnancy test, you should see a doctor right away. You need to confirm that it was a miscarriage and not an ectopic or a continuing pregnancy. If you have a negative test, then there's not much you have to do. If your bleeding has subsided, you can wait and see if your next cycle is back to normal. ...Read more
Work it out: I'm sorry to hear about your loss. If this happened just recently you might still be adjusting to it. Sometimes it's helpful to allow enough time to process the loss before moving forward. Listening to each other and allowing mutual influence can help a couple agree on what's best for them as a couple. A conflict between the two of you is unnecessary if you both put the relationship first. ...Read more
Just had a miscarriage how long should i let my body recover before we try again for another baby?
1-2 cycles: No definite science to base the recommendation on, unless there are correctable factors involved ...Read more
What to do if I have just had a miscarriage and i want to try again as soon as possible. Is this wise?
Not really: I would wait for at least 2 normal menstrual cycles before trying again. It is best to heal emotionally and also to get your body back to normal. When hormones have returned to normal, it is then possible to conceive with better success. A normal menstrual cycle is good proof of a normal hormonal cycle. Please do take your prenatal vitamins that contain folic acid. ...Read more
I had a healthy boy 4 1/2 yrs ago. Just had a miscarriage 3 wks ago. Does this mean I could have another miscarriage ? Also when can I start trying Again?
Possible but unlikel: Possible but unlikely I would recommend that you could start trying for another child after three months post miscarriage ...Read more
I just had a miscarriage about a week ago and im having light pink discharge ..... What does that mean?
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