WHAT ARE MY RISKS?
The good news is that for women who have had a miscarriage, the chances of a successful subsequent pregnancy are very good – 85 to 90 percent of all future pregnancies are successful and one miscarriage isn’t regarded as an indicator of a potential fertility problem. “If you’ve had a miscarriage, people tend to look for causes and most of the time, they will suffer from guilt, but with sporadic miscarriage the chances are
‘I’VE HAD MORE THAN ONE’
If you suffer from two consecutive miscarriages, you need to seek medical advice. “This needs to be evaluated, because the chances are much higher that a third or fourth pregnancy will end in miscarriage in a similar manner. However, in 50 to 80 percent of these cases, there are treatable causes to prevent another miscarriage. We now have much more testing to pick up these issues earlier,”