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Autopsy: The main test on the baby is an autopsy to look for birth defects or other causes for the death. The placenta is examined and cultures done. The mother may have tests for viruses and other infections, diabetes, thyroid or bleeding problems. Even with all these tests it's not unusual to not find an answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have preeclampsia 2011 and stillbirth 6 months.What test should should be done before i get pregnan to tell if im going to have preeclampsia again?
Please make an appt : To see your OB as your OB has your old records or can get them, and can refer you to a perinatologist for a consult before you get pregnant and based on your health and your previous pregnancy they will order any appropriate testing, but they will not be able to predict with certainty one way or the other if u will definitetly get it again but just from your hx u are at higher risk to get it again. ...Read more
Periods are irregular after stillbirth in may 21st.My last period july 31st.I done blood test in hospital in sept 5.It was neg.When will take test?
See your doctor: There are many reasons for continued bleeding or spotting after a stillbirth or for that matter, any pregnancy. There is more to the follow up of a pregnancy than the blood test and if you have continued abnormal bleeding, you should let your doctor know. You may need a pelvic exam and an ultrasound. You do not want to miss the presence of retained products of conception. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My last period come july 31st.After no period with negative pregnancy blood test in hospital.Can i still b pregnant?I delivered stillbirth 3 month ago
When was the: Pregnancy test done ? Negative pregnancy test tells you your state prior to the test . If you are sexually active and do not have any pregnancy prevention mechanism in place , you can still be pregnant . The key point is unprotected sex can make you pregnant irrespective of what the pregnancy test in the past . However , if you had negative blood pregnancy test and did not have sex , no pregnancy. ...Read more
Stillbirth: The cause of the first stillbirth would help determine your recurrence risk. In general, there is a 3 - 5% risk of recurrence. Older women however have a greater chance of stillbirth. A consultation with an maternal fetal medicine specialist may help you estimate your recurrence risk and plan your next pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: If your stillbirth occurred in the second half of pregnancy (greater than 20 weeks), your body needs time to recover from the physical and nutritional demands of pregnancy. Pregnancies in less than 6 months can be associated with a slightly higher risk for preterm delivery and growth restriction. Nutritionally, you should at least stay on prenatal vitamins or take supplemental folic acid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: If this has affected you, I am sorry for your loss. The death of a child before or after birth will strain the relationship in ways that do not make sense. Now is a time to work hard to reaffirm your love for one another. Ask your physician about support groups; there is no one-size-fits-all answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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