Miscarriage and Pregnancy After Loss

Miscarriage and Pregnancy After Loss

What a worrisome time for mothers. You have previously miscarried and now you are pregnant again. You are worried you will do something wrong. You are concerned baby will not make it just as his or her sibling. You fear every move he or she makes or does not make. Rest easy – eliminating the stress could just be key number one of keeping baby holding on. The higher your stress level, the higher your blood pressure, the more stress baby is under. Relax, deep breaths, stay calm. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Fact about miscarriages

Less than 5% of women have consecutive miscarriages. Less than 1% have three or more consecutively. A miscarriage is a spontaneous loss of a fetus prior to week 20 that is usually caused because the baby is not developing properly.

Recurrent miscarriages

If you have had multiple miscarriages and would like to try to conceive again you may need to speak with your doctor about running tests to find out what is causing the multiple miscarriages prior to attempting to conceive. This can be something as simple as blood work or an ultrasound.

Starting again

You may have a hard time recovering from the loss and it’s perfectly understandable. However, when you are ready, know that there are ways to get pregnant after pregnancy loss. If this is your first miscarriage and you would like to try again, first step back and take a few deep breaths, you need to take care of your body before you can conceive again. Have you had a D & C (dilation and curettage) from your previous miscarriage? Have you started a new prenatal vitamin to get yourself ready for a baby? Are you healthy physically and emotionally? If you are still trying to cope with your loss, it is okay to wait a little longer to try to conceive again. You cannot push yourself into something you are not emotionally ready for.

Try to stay calm

However, if it is that time again, you will know. Your mind and heart will be open to the thought of another child. Once pregnant it is not a good idea to stress over everything. The cause of most miscarriages is due to abnormalities in the child, not something the parent has done. This is uncontrollable to anyone else.

Stay away from pressures

Allowing yourself to become stressed over this baby can, in turn, put the baby under pressure. This can cause many more issues with you and the baby.

Enjoy pregnancy again!

Try to allow yourself to enjoy the fact that you are pregnant again. Watch for the normal signs of pregnancy; sore breasts, nausea, exhaustion, gassy feelings and eventually that first kick. Once you have hit your second trimester you are almost in the clear. It is very rare for a miscarriage to occur in the second and third trimesters.


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Brittany Null
Brittany Null | ConceiveEasy
Brittany lives in Kansas City, where she and her husband Austin are the proud parents of a newborn baby girl. You can subscribe to their lively and entertaining YouTube Channel to follow along on their journey.