I fell pregnant on the morning after pill and I have factor v Leiden, am I at risk of ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage? I'm 5w 5d?

Factor 5. Carriers of the Factor Five Leiden mutation are at increase risk of miscarriage and other high risk pregnancy clotting related disorders. Most doctors would recommend a form of anticoagulation using Heparin or Lovenox .

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If you end up getting pregnant after taking the morning after pill could that be the cause of an ectopic pregnancy?

No. There are risk factors for tubal (ectopic) pregnancies that include a history of a pelvic infection (sometimes a silent one you were not aware of in the past), pelvic surgery, endometriosis, current iud use, tubal ligation (and reversals), and previous ectopic pregnancy. Read more...
Not specificAlly. Ectopic is a pregnancy outside of the uterus, more common within fallopian tubes and due to adhesions or anomalies. If you do not want to be pregnant there are many options to discuss with your significant other, and your ob-gyn. Read more...

"i have factor v leiden from both parents, I'm 25 and have an 8 yo. Want another, does age affect pregnancy statistics with this disorder?

No relation. Your age has no impact on factor v leiden. That being said, you should meet with your OB before you get pregnant. He may want to start you on lovenox, (enoxaparin) or at least an Aspirin daily to reduce the risk of miscarriage. Generally, you will need to be on a blood thinner such as Lovenox (enoxaparin) throughout your pregnancy. Best of luck! Read more...
No. Age has nothing to do with factor v leiden. You can try again, but be aware that if you do carry the bad gene you are definitely more prone to developing clots at the time of pregnancy as it naturally increases the chance of clot development even in women without factor v leiden genes. Read more...

I have factor v leiden, a history of DVT and pe. What risks do I face during pregnancy and what can I do to mitigate them?

Lovenox (enoxaparin) Pregnancy is a thrombogenic state and you have a higher risk for clots. Discuss with your doctor about being on lovenox (enoxaparin). Read more...
Blood thinners. Great question you are at risk and most would recommend anticoaulation, e.g. Lovenox (enoxaparin) for the term of the pregnancy. See a hematologist. Read more...
LMWH/UFH/filter. Some type of blood thinner (unfractionated or low molecular weight heparin) or a mechanical filter in your inferior vena cava are indicated depending on other health problems you may have. Your maternal-fetal medicine specialist will decide what is best for you sometimes in coordination with a hematologist or a vascular surgeon. Read more...
LMWH. You have 2 existing risk factors for VTE recurrence: your history of thrombophilia, and your history of a previous DVT and PE,and pregnancy is a thrombogenic state. You should know how distant your previous VTE event was, and HOW SEVERE it was, in addition to whether you are heterozygous/homozygous for the FV Leiden mutation. Lovenox (enoxaparin) 40mg throughout pregnancy and 6 weeks post partum is std. Read more...