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Miscarriage & Recurrent Miscarriage

You are not alone, Studies show that anywhere from 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. Miscarriage is defined as a pregnancy that ends on its own, within the first 20 weeks of gestation. However, most miscarriages occur during the first trimester or the first 13 weeks of pregnancy. Denver Fertility -Albrecht Women’s Care team understands the emotional impact of a miscarriage, which can often lead to many health questions; our team is here to offer preliminary testing to better understand how you can conceive again.

Common Reasons For Miscarriage

There are many reasons for miscarriage some common reasons are:

  • Chromosomal abnormality is the most common reason for miscarriage but usually goes undiagnosed due to the miscarriage occurring in the very early stages of pregnancy.
  • Hormonal issues- can be diagnosed and treated at Albrecht Women’s Care
  • Implantation of the egg does not occur properly into the uterine lining of the wall.
  • Maternal age- Women between the ages of 35-45 years old have a 20-35% chance of miscarriage and Women over the age of 45 can have up to a 50% chance of miscarriage.
  • Lifestyle – It is recommended to not smoke, eliminate alcohol in take, eat healthy, not have exposure radiation, and not have contact with toxic substances.

Recurrent Miscarriage

Recurrent Miscarriage or also known as repeated miscarriage affect’s approximately 1% of couples trying to conceive and is defined as 3 or more consecutive first trimester miscarriages. At Denver Fertility -Albrecht Women’s Care, it is recommended to have a full physical exam and testing to hopefully identify the cause of why recurrent miscarriages are occurring. According to The American college of obstetricians and gynecologists if no cause of repeated miscarriage is found, 65% of women go onto have a successful next pregnancy.

Treatment of Reoccurring Miscarriage

The following protocol is commonly used to help identify the source of reoccurring miscarriage:

  • Genetic Testing
  • Anatomy such as a physical issue in the uterus
  • Underlying Vaginal Infection
  • Testing for Autoimmune Thrombophilia
  • Additional testing on a case by case basis

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