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Can a woman have more than one stillbirth? Scared to try again.

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The risk is minimum and if you keep appt with your doc, you should be fine.
It is really worth trying again. Dont gave up:).

In brief: Yes

The risk is minimum and if you keep appt with your doc, you should be fine.
It is really worth trying again. Dont gave up:).
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Stillbirth recurrences vary with age. Consult with a MFM doctor prior to trying again.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Unfortunately yes...

Remember nothing is impossible, but once your OB has ruled out causes that may develop with future pregnancies; try again with careful obstetric care.
See a perinatologist if your OB can't address all of your concerns. Stay healthy & follow the guidelines and testing they recommend before and after you conceive. Best wishes to you & i hope you do try again.

In brief: Unfortunately yes...

Remember nothing is impossible, but once your OB has ruled out causes that may develop with future pregnancies; try again with careful obstetric care.
See a perinatologist if your OB can't address all of your concerns. Stay healthy & follow the guidelines and testing they recommend before and after you conceive. Best wishes to you & i hope you do try again.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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