- Q How long should I wait to get pregnant after a miscarriage?
It is possible to get pregnant within the next menstrual cycle following a miscarriage. This may be too soon for women to fully recover from the effects of the miscarriage. Therefore, doctors usually recommend waiting a little while (one month or so)... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of a miscarriage?
It may be unclear whether or not a miscarriage is about to happen. That's because one of the symptoms, bleeding, can be a sign of a less-serious complication. Typically, though, a miscarriage may be signaled by vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps,... Full Answer
- Q Can a miscarriage be prevented?
Since many miscarriages occur as a result of fetal growth and development problems, there isn't much a woman can do to prevent a miscarriage from happening. If you have a health condition or reproductive abnormality that may be linked to the... Full Answer
- Q What tests do I need if I'm having recurrent miscarriages?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineA miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks.Miscarriage happens in 10% to 20% of all pregnancies. This means the risk of having two miscarriages in a row, just by chance alone, is 2% to 3%.Doctors interpret this number differently when they... Full Answer
- Q How soon after a miscarriage can I have intercourse again?
Dr. Anthony Komaroff, Internal MedicineLoss of an early pregnancy is a common and often difficult experience. About 10% of recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. The actual rate is higher because many losses happen before a woman is aware she is pregnant. Miscarriage is more common in... Full Answer