Doctor insights on:
More Fertile After Miscarriage
Miscarriage 2 mos. ago when 2 weeks pregnant, period came back at normal time. Suspect preg. again, of so, was I more fertile after miscarriage?
More or Less?: Actually you were no more fertile after miscarriage than at any other time in your reproductive cycle. However, having recently lost a pregnancy, if you are pregnant this time the likelihood of a repeat miscarriage is slightly higher. It is better to wait at least 3 months between pregnancies to allow your body an opportunity to recover lost red cells, and other nutrients for the next one. ...Read more
After menstruation: Fertility returns quickly after a miscarriage. Ovulation may happen with the next normal menstrual cycle. However you may not want to try to conceive for 4-6 weeks after a miscarriage. Talk to your gynecologist and see what their recommendations are in your situation. ...Read more
Very!: In fact most studies now recommend not waiting to get pregnant after a miscarriage, because women that wait have a harder time to get pregnant again compared to those who do not wait to resume intercourse. ...Read more
Variable: A miscarriage already proves your fertility. It is most likely due to a genetically abnormal pregnancy. There is no way to predict when you will ovulate again, but you should use protection for at least two cycles before trying to conceive again. This lets the uterine lining build up again and prepare for another conception. ...Read more
Me and my partner are trying for a baby its been 6 months and we are both fertile because i had a miscarriage. Is it normal to take this long?
Could be: It is possible that this is normal. We don't normally begin to worry or evaluate for causes of infertility until you have been trying for 6 months. This timeframe does not change after you have had a pregnancy or miscarriage. Each time frame to conception is totally different and is like rolling dice until your number comes up. Could be several tries or only one or two. Best of luck... ...Read more