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Doctor insights on: Preparing For Pregnancy After Miscarriage

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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 long before taking a home pregnancy test after a blastocyst frozen cycle embryo transfer?

How long before taking a home pregnancy test after a blastocyst frozen cycle embryo transfer?

Embryo transfer: Your infertility specialist will no doubt be keen to get an early pregnancy test to see if implantation has occurred. In general, a home test should be positive 7-10 days post transfer. ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

Hard to say : At the moment your pregnancy test are going to be unreliable. You will not know if you are detecting hormone left over from the miscarriage or a new pregnancy. It is best to use condoms and schedule a follow up visit with your obgyn. Most recommend 1-2 normal cycles before attempted pregnancy again after miscarriage. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Probably a new preg: But, rarely, there is a hormone-producing tumor left from the pregnancy. See your ob/gyn; you may need a 24 hour hormone assay to dfferentiate it from a a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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After a miscarriage in early pregnancy will you spot before having a period?

After a miscarriage in early pregnancy  will you spot before having a period?

Maybe: So you had a prior miscarriage and are trying to get pregnant. It is not uncommon for women to have spotting as the first sign of an early pregnancy. If you think you are pregnant, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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After implantation bleeding when i pregnancy test for sure rezult?

After implantation bleeding when i pregnancy test for sure rezult?

I'd ignore it: 'implantation bleeding' is subtle and unpredictable, if it can reliably be interpreted at all. Internet over-emphasizes 'implantation bleeding' and how useful it is. I suggest a reliable pregnancy test 11-13 days after ovulation instead, you'll have the truth. ...Read more

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Risks of miscarriage in pregnancy just after hsg?

Risks of miscarriage in pregnancy just after hsg?

HSG: If you conceived shortly after the hsg there should be no increased risk of miscarriage. Indeed, hsg exams were noted to improve fertility in women whose tubes may have been blocked by debris which was, "blown out" by the procedure. ...Read more

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When to test for pregnany after iui?

When to test for pregnany after iui?

Depends: We schedule patients for blood test 14 days after iui. However, all practices have their own protocols... Good luck drg. ...Read more

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First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

Take preg test: to be sure, you are not pregnant. Assuming you are not breast feeding, after delivery it can take a few months for your cycles to become regular again. ...Read more

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When will pregnancy symptoms stop after a miscarriage?

When will pregnancy symptoms stop after a miscarriage?

A few weeks: After a complete spontaneous miscarriage, the pregnancy hormones should be gone and the uterus back to normal size a few weeks at most. If bleeding, pain, or pregnancy symptoms last longer, it's possible there have been complications and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long for u wait after a miscarriage to get pregnant again? What's the chance of getting pregnant again after miscarriage? Miscarried 2day 06/18.

How long for u wait after a miscarriage to get pregnant again? What's the chance of getting pregnant again after miscarriage? Miscarried 2day 06/18.

Wait for next period: Usually it's a good idea to wait until you've had a normal period. Part of the reason is that your next period after a miscarriage is often late, and waiting reduces the frustration of wondering if you're pregnant again. It also gives your body a chance to get completely back to normal before getting pregnant again. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding start after a positive pregnancy test?

Can implantation bleeding start after a positive pregnancy test?

No: If it's implantation bleeding (which it almost never is) it must be before the pregnancy test is positive. ...Read more

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Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy? How about mid and late pregnancy?

Is sex/semen safe for the baby during early pregnancy?  How about mid and late pregnancy?

Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond the neck of the womb (cervix). A loving physical relationship is important for your wellbeing, and your partner's as well, during pregnancy. ...Read more

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10 days after laparoscopy for tubal pregnancy can internal bleeding start again?

10 days after laparoscopy for tubal pregnancy can internal bleeding start again?

Unlikely but possibe: It would be unusual to have bleeding this far out but is possible. If you get lightheaded, pale, dizzy etc., you need to call your doctor. ...Read more

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7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

Couple of reasons: 1)depending on the hormone levels, it may take a while for the levels to drop to 0. 2)there may be retained tissue. 3)this could be a separate pregnancy. 4)there are some medical conditions (molar pregnancy) that can cause persistently elevated hormone levels. 5)the surgeon may not have completed the abortion (still an ongoing pregnancy). Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. ...Read more

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Is mild cramping normal for the first few weeks of pregnancy? Faint positive pregnancy test 7 months after my1st miscarriage. Excited and scared.

Is mild cramping normal for the first few weeks of pregnancy? Faint positive pregnancy test 7 months after my1st miscarriage. Excited and scared.

Probably ok!: Mild, INTERMITTENT cramping is not too unusual in early pregnancy. Any spotting or bleeding would be more worrisome, and cramping and bleeding together is considered a threatened miscarraige. Check in with your doctor though if the cramping worsens. Good luck to you!! ...Read more

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Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

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Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

Maybe: Yes, you can get pregnant 2 months after a miscarriage. You can have implantation bleeding around the time of implantation which may be 5-7 days after fertilization. But you will not have implantation the day after sex if that's when you got pregnant! ...Read more

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I had miscarriage in march 2012 and want to get pregnant again soon. Had serious liver problems in 1st pregnancy.How should I prepare now?

I had miscarriage in march 2012 and want to get pregnant again soon. Had serious liver problems in 1st pregnancy.How should I prepare now?

See Specialist: Dependign on your particular "serious liver problems" during preganncy, yuou shoudl see a maternal fetal medicine (mfm) specialist prior to even tryign to be pregnant to talk about your last pregnancy and what the chance sof it occurign again are. If your condition wa sindeed "serious" do not try to cocneive until you have done so. ...Read more

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What can I do about these symptoms? I am a 44 yr old woman & here is my gynocelogical history: I have had 3 pregnancies in 1 year's time. The 1st one ended in a miscarriage at the end of the 3rd month, the 2nd one, 6 months after the 1st, was an ectopic p

What can I do about these symptoms? I am a 44 yr old woman & here is my gynocelogical history: I have had 3 pregnancies in 1 year's time. The 1st one ended in a miscarriage at the end of the 3rd month, the 2nd one, 6 months after the 1st, was an ectopic p

I : I am sorry that you are going through all of that. That is a wide variety of symptoms. The best advice would be to seek out a low cost or no cost clinic in your area. The best start may be to start at planned parenthood who could evaluate your abnormal periods and discharge, and could refer you to another low cost or no cost provider for assessment of your other symptoms. There are providers who will help you so please be sure to start calling to be seen. ...Read more

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What are the chances of pregnancy after two miscarriages?

Normal: Please see your doctor to find if there is reason for multiple miscarriages
But getting pregnant is no problem ...Read more

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What can I do to keep a pregnancy? I keep miscarrying and im bearly 21

What can I do to keep a pregnancy? I keep miscarrying and im bearly 21

Virtual consult: Please set up a virtual consult for me. I would be happy to discuss your issue with you ...Read more

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What causes pregnancy symptomps after miscarriage?

What causes pregnancy symptomps after miscarriage?

pregnancy hormones: Even when you miscarry, it could take weeks for the hormone levels of pregancy to return to pre pregnancy levels. ...Read more

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How to cuase miscarriage even in 4 month pregnancy?

How to cuase miscarriage even in 4 month pregnancy?

GYN: late term: it seems this question has been submitted under different names. Call your GYN- this is a tough call and quite late for an abortion.I doubt that any HealthTap physician will give you instructions on how to self abort and asking the same question under different names will not help you. Call for a GYN evaluation ASAP. ...Read more

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Does having a miscarriage affects my next pregnancy ?

Does having a miscarriage affects my next pregnancy ?

No: Having a miscarriage does not affect another pregnancy.However, if the miscarriage was for some medical reason for example lupus or some other problem that can have a factor on the next pregnancy. I would discuss this with your OB or physician. ...Read more

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When will pregnancy symptoms stop after a miscarriage?

A few weeks: After a complete spontaneous miscarriage, the pregnancy hormones should be gone and the uterus back to normal size a few weeks at most. If bleeding, pain, or pregnancy symptoms last longer, it's possible there have been complications and you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can working out cause a miscarriage in early pregnancy ?

No: There is no medical data indicating that routine exercise causes miscarriage. That being said, avoid activities that could cause injury to the abdomen or hard falls, stay well hydrated, and don't exercise to the point of overheating/exhaustion. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Food is safe: No food is known to cause miscarriage. Avoid alcohol. Take a pre-natal vitamin with folic acid. Anticipate joy. ...Read more

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What is the sign of miscarriage in third week pregnancy ??

Watch for bleeding: A possible miscarriage is characterized by any type of vaginal bleeding, with or without cramping in a woman with a positive pregnancy test. If this happens you should contact your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you know you miscarriage at early pregnancy stage?

Get a check up: Discuss your concerns with your doctor. He/she may order a beta-hcg levels and an ultrasound exam to detect if the fetus is sill viable or you had an miscarriage. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Does a miscarriage make pregnancy more difficult in the future?

Does a miscarriage make pregnancy more difficult in the future?

No.: Most sexually active us women will suffer at least one miscarriage during their lifetime. Most go on to have several healthy pregnancies subsequently. Do not worry - your chances for a successful pregnancy are great. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a miscarriage a few weeks into a pregnancy?

Yes: A miscarriage can happen at any time, and unfortunately is quite common. If you have vaginal bleeding or pain contact your OB doctor. ...Read more

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What are the chances of miscarriage at pregnancy at 5 weeks 5 days?

About 3-5%: At about 6 weeks, a fetal heart can be seen, this lowers the risk of miscarriage to below 5%. ...Read more

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