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If your baby dies in your uterus, how long does it take before you get sick?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Fetal death

After a fetus dies in utero in the second of third trimester, generally there are no maternal side effects.
However, if the fetus remains in the uterus for a long period of time, generally more than 4 weeks, there can be blood clotting abnormalities.

In brief: Fetal death

After a fetus dies in utero in the second of third trimester, generally there are no maternal side effects.
However, if the fetus remains in the uterus for a long period of time, generally more than 4 weeks, there can be blood clotting abnormalities.
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