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What are the chances of a second Chemical Pregnancy? I had one very healthy pregnancy. One chemical at 5 weeks. & I'm now 4 weeks & 3 days pregnancy.
20%: In general about 30% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage, but the farther you are the lower the chance. The fact that you already know you are pregnant reduces the risk a little. Having the prior miscarriage does not affect your chances this time positively or negatively. Should be fine! ...Read more
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
I had unprotected sex two days later after my chemical pregnancy or chemical misscraige so will i be pregnant now ?
What is the percentage of getting normal pregnancy after chemical pregnancy? Do I have something wrong? Should I do some tests?
Early pregnancy: One can find pregnancy related hormones in a woman's blood stream before one can establish the she actually has a viable implanted pregnancy. This is called a chemical pregnancy. The pregnancy may not survive even a few days so she "mensturates" at her normal time and never realizes that she was pregnant. ...Read more
Very early pregnancy: All pregnancies go through a phase of chemical pregnancy, wherein only the hormone test is positive but no embryo is detected yet, because it is too early. Then if the pregnancy does not proceed well, the HCG levels start to drop and then disappear- giving this description of a chemical pregnancy. ...Read more
Bleeding after +BHCG: A chemical pregnancy is a term that has popped up on the internet. It simply means a miscarriage. Generally people are describing a miscarriage that occurred very early on. Symptoms are bleeding after having a positive pregnancy test. A chemical pregnancy is the same thing as an early miscarriage. ...Read more
Doctors test for HCG: A biochemical pregnancy occurs when a woman becomes pregnant but has a spontaneous loss of her embryo/fetus before she even knows she had become pregnant. If HCG testing occurs before all of the HCG has been cleared out of the body, then HCG can be detected by a pregnancy test, giving a false positive pregnancy test. ...Read more
Yes.: About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. It should not affect your ability to have a healthy baby. Please see your doctor and take pre-natal vitamins if you are planing to be pregnant. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more
Right away: The pregnancy hormone/chemical, hcg, rises as a pregnancy grows, and falls if the pregnancy fails. So if you had a miscarriage, the level will fall. A "chemical pregnancy" is a miscarriage that happens so early, that there is never any visible gestational sac by ultrasound. It can feel just like a period, maybe heavier. There's no reason you can't try again the next month. ...Read more
I had a chemical pregnancy last cycle. Decided to try again right away. What are the chances of having 2 in a row?
May be fine: If you have had a chemical pregnancy the chances are generally good that your next pregnancy will be normal. However if you have had more than one miscarriage of this type you may need to see a doctor to order tests to determine any possible causes of the recurrent miscarriage. These causes can often be treated successfully. I suggest an exam at a clinic as soon as possible to be on the safe side ...Read more
Had a chemical pregnancy 3 months ago. I am now 3 wks, 6 days pregnant (found out yesterday). Will this happen again?
Chemical pregnancy: Chemical pregnancy usually refers to a pregnancy that is never known about, but could have been picked up by a pregnancy test had one been done. You have one prior miscarriage... And it has been 3 months since then... Your risk of another miscarriage this time is about the same as the average woman. See a physician and have an ultrasound showing a heartbeat and your risk of miscarriage will drop. ...Read more