Not Getting Pregnant after Miscarriage
Miscarriage is a term used very often with utter sadness, especially for women. Miscarriage is a term used when an embryo or fetus dies within 20th week of gestation. Miscarriage usually happens in the early stages of pregnancy. We always found ourselves in confusion on why did the miscarriage occur. In fact, 10-20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage.
Causes of a miscarriage:
There can be a lot of factors contributing to miscarriage both physically and genetically. The most common form of miscarriages is based on the chromosomes of the fetus. Most of the chromosomal abnormalities are caused due to damaged egg or sperm cell. Other reasons which can contribute to miscarriage include:
- Bad lifestyle
- Abnormalities in the uterus
- Major injury
Pregnancy after miscarriage:
Miscarriage causes a feeling of loss and it makes very difficult for a woman to get pregnant again. According to different researches, there is a 20% risk of miscarriage in a future pregnancy after one miscarriage. Furthermore, the risk increases up to 28% after two miscarriages. But there is no need to worry, only 1% of couples have two miscarriages in a row. So the question arises, what is the best time to get pregnant again after a miscarriage? This article will be quite helpful in answering your question.
To start, sexual intercourse is not recommended for the first two or three weeks. When the grief period is over and both of you are mentally and emotionally ready, you should approach your doctor and seek his/her guidance. Discuss the next pregnancy time with your doctor. It can be nervous to seek pregnancy after a miscarriage. You can’t stop worrying about that baby. It may help you to know that woman conceive healthy babies even after two or three miscarriages. If you already have two or three miscarriages, the doctor may recommend you different tests. These commonly include blood and chromosomal tests.
Chances of getting pregnant again?
This question comes in every couple’s mind. According to different facts, there is not much to worry about 76 percent of the women started trying to get pregnant in the first three months after the miscarriage. Those women had a 69 percent chance of getting pregnant, compared to a 51 percent chance in those who didn’t start trying until after three months. You can improve your chances of getting pregnant by obtaining a healthy lifestyle. Forbid yourself from bad habits (smoking, drinking etc) and take a daily parental vitamin. Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruit and grains. Keep your weight within a healthy range.
What if you’re not getting pregnant?
It takes time for the uterus to fully recover and become healthy again. It is safe to conceive after two or three normal menstrual periods.What if you have tried everything on the book and still not getting pregnant after a miscarriage? There can also be many factors contributing to this unfortunate situation. These factors can be:
- Uterine problem
- Problem with ovulation
- Genetic issues
- Endometriosis—a reproductive condition which can cause chronic pain and infertility
The health care services advice many tests to detect uterine problems. These include: