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Dose a heartbeat in the baby in early pregnancy decease the chances of a miscarriage?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

The risk of first trimester miscarriage goes down after we visualize a fetal heartbeat.
The risk drops to less than 5% after about 12 weeks gestation.

In brief: Yes

The risk of first trimester miscarriage goes down after we visualize a fetal heartbeat.
The risk drops to less than 5% after about 12 weeks gestation.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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