Two or more consecutive miscarriages or loss of pregnancy within the first twenty weeks of pregnancy is known as recurrent pregnancy loss. It is estimated that for every woman the chances of having a pregnancy end in miscarriage is around 15-30 % which means it is not uncommon. Most miscarriages are witnessed before the end of the first 12 weeks of pregnancy (first trimester.
Women with one or two miscarriages, have the same chance of carrying a pregnancy to full term as if they never had one. After 3 miscarriages, the chances of miscarrying again increase with each pregnancy. Age is also an important factor. Recurrent miscarriage risk increases with increasing age. For example a woman above 40 with history of recurrent pregnancy loss has a much higher risk of miscarriage when compared to younger women with similar history.
What causes a miscarriage?
Miscarriage could be due to various reasons speak with your doctor to identify what the cause is . Reach to our experts to help you understand more.
What are treatments for recurrent pregnancy loss?
The various treatment options for recurrent pregnancy loss include:
- Hormonal problems correction
- Surgical treatment of fibroids or uterine abnormalities
- Blood thinning medications
- Immunologic treatments
- Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program
The Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program at Rao Hospital has helped thousands of women across the world with recurrent pregnancy loss to build healthy families. In order to cover all aspects of treatment such as medical, psychological and surgical care, we offer a complete evaluation and management program.