A miscarriage can feel profoundly isolating. You spent days, weeks, or even months getting excited to tell everyone about your pregnancy. Instead, all you’re dealing with is dashed hopes. And if you’re like many people who experience a miscarriage, you might opt to keep it private. That means you’ll have little support, and may even have to continue dealing with intrusive questions about when you intend to have a baby.
Your biological clock is ticking. Odds are good that you have heard this phrase before. In many cases it comes from a well meaning family member that thinks you should get pregnant before you get too old. The question is though, is your biological clock actually ticking to the point that you may be unable to achieve pregnancy?
Having a miscarriage is one of the most painful things a person can be faced with and will undoubtedly cause them to worry about their future fertility. If you have gone through this yourself, you are probably wondering whether or not it is possible for you to get pregnant again and have a healthy baby.
Miscarriages are tragic. It is incredibly emotional and trying when you’ve been waiting for your child and after a brief moment of happiness, you experience a loss. But, unfortunately, miscarriages also common. Anywhere between 10% and 40% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, depending upon which statistic you believe. If you're facing a miscarriage right now, you might be torn between grief and wondering when you can try again. It’s very unlikely that there is any reason why you shouldn’t be able to try again as quickly as possible. After all, you're hoping for a baby.
While reproductive medicine is primarily focused on helping a woman conceive, much of the care that is provided is centered around ensuring that the pregnancy goes full-term. The goal, of course, is to deliver a healthy baby. Statistics show that approximately 15% of confirmed pregnancies and close to 50% of all pregnancies end with a first trimester miscarriage. Usually, miscarriage is a one-time experience…