Do multiple miscarriages mean infertility?

Evelyn Minaya, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Multiple miscarriages can be traumatic, but it's one thing to lose a pregnancy and another to not be able to conceive at all. In this video, obstetrician and gynecologist Evelyn Minaya, M.D., discusses what multiple miscarriages might mean in terms of infertility.

A condition in which a couple has problems conceiving, or getting pregnant, after 1 year of regular sexual intercourse without using any birth control methods. If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called in­fertility. Infertility can be caused by a problem with the man or the woman, or both.

This answer is based upon source information from the National Women's Health Information Center.

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