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Does your chance of miscarriage go down once there is a heartbeat?

I know that there is a greater chance up to 12 weeks. But does it lessen after you see the baby's heartbeat?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:37 PM on Jan. 11, 2011 in Pregnancy

Answers (6)
  • Yes.

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:41 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • no....there is a heartbeat at 5 weeks

    Answer by momofone725 at 12:41 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Yes the chances do go down.

    Like your post said it can still happen though but I think the figure is less then 10% after a HB of over 100BPM has been detected.

    Answer by Charis76 at 1:13 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • Yes - I was worried about a miscarriage and my dr told me that after we had seen the heartbeat on an ultrasound it was rare to have a miscarriage.

    Answer by missanc at 2:26 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • i heard 2nd tri is when u should be good and i also heard if your baby has a fast heartbeat at first and then in later appointments thats a great sign to not have a miscarriage

    Answer by AliciaLamoreux at 6:41 PM on Jan. 11, 2011

  • From everything I've been told and read the chances go down greatly once a heartbeat is seen, and then it goes way down again at the 12 week mark.

    Answer by Joelygirl at 4:00 PM on Jan. 12, 2011

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