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Miscarriage Support Groups
Don't bother: It is my experience that people do more harm than good if there is a significant problem. They're sure they can fix on their own, simply because they're numerous 'answers' out there. Feeling of privacy & staying in control + the extremely unfortunate status of health care that has led to physician's very often not listening to patients, replacing time with tests. Use web as resource of where to go. ...Read more
My blood Group is AB- and my wife blood group is B+ and we married 3 years my wife pregnant twice but miscarriage after 3 months is bld group problem ?
No- it's not: The blood groups are important to preventing an immune reaction that affects the blood of the second child. Your blood group types are not the cause of the miscarriages. there must be some other cause. Sometimes we don't find all the causes. A fertility specialist may be of some help. ...Read more
Hi i have second miscarriage 2 weeks later i dont know why i have miscarry but i have B- blood group n my husband is O+ dos this effect my pregnancy ?
Rh problem: The O and the B blood types have no impact, but husband's being Rh + and you Rh - puts you at risk of developing antibodies to Rh factor, with hazard to subsequent pregnancies. Your obstetrician surely know this (better than I!) and will likely recommend an injection at the time of childbirth (RhoGam) to reduce the risk. If you already have anti Rh antibodies, the management is more difficult. ?? ...Read more
My wife is 23 wk pregnant. Her bloodgroup is o-ve & my blood group is 0+ve. Bfore ths pregnancy we hd one miscarriage. In present pregnancy we did ant?
I had a d&c for a blighted ovum 5 weeks ago and I am now pregnant again without having a period in between. Am i at risk now for another miscarriage?Can my uterine lining support a pregnancy so soon
No reason: You should be able to have an orgasm after miscarriage the same as you did before. If your orgasms have changed then it may be a sign of depression over the loss. Having intercourse may remind you subconsciously of the miscarriage. If this continues you may want to seek the help of a professional therapist. ...Read more
Maybe a therapist: I don't know how long it has been, or if you have tried seeing a counselor, but it may be a helpful step. It definitely takes a lot of time to heal after experiencing a loss. Sometimes a counselor can help you through the grieving process. There are specialists who deal specifically with miscarriage, who have expertise in this area. ...Read more
Maybe: While a single miscarriage is common, recurrent miscarriage is far less so. Many doctors don't do an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage until after three losses, but here is a link with more information: http://www.Asrm.Org/recurrent_pregnancy_loss/. ...Read more
3 + weeks: After a miscarriage a woman may ovulate and thus conceive as early as in 3 weeks time. She may not have a menstrual period before conceiving. The pregnancy test can be positive for up to weeks after a miscarriage. It can therefore become difficult to discern, if, in the absence of a menstrual period, a positive urine pregnancy test is caused by the previous or a new pregnancy. ...Read more
Could my miscarriage have been caused because i didn't wear the lead protection from during an x-ray?
I had a miscarriage in january and i decided to let nature take its course and i didn't get a d&c, did I do something wrong?
No: Many very early miscarriages can be taken care of by the body without any intervention and with no consequences afterwards. ...Read more
In 1st trimester, should I avoid anything in particular that would increase miscarrying? I don't intend to lift anything heavy. Advice?
I've had 2 miscarriages in the past year & 1/2. I am only 23 and my doctor didn't feel like it was an issue. When should I be concerned?
I am in the middle of a miscarriage. I don't know if it has passed but now I have noticed a foul smell. What could this foul smell mean?
Possible infection: See your physician tomorrow to see if antibiotics are needed. Sorry for your loss. ...Read more
Am 11 weeks preg. I still toss and turn at night with force. That can't cause miscarriage, can it? Worried since baby would be bigger now.
Fetus is safe: Your fetus is well protected inside your uterus by chorioamniotic membranes, amniotic fluid, the muscular wall of your uterus, your abdominal muscles, tissues and skin. Therefore "tossing and turning at night with force" will not cause a miscarriage or harm your fetus now or later. ...Read more