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How many have miscarried after seeing the baby's heartbeat?

I have heard from alot of people and read that the rate of miscarriage decreases dramatically after you see the baby's heartbeat. Just wondering how many have went through this.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:38 PM on Jan. 17, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • I can't answer personally, but last year I watched one of my very close friends suffer through not one, but two miscarriages. One was at 9 weeks, the other at 11 weeks. Both times she heard the heart beat and assumed everything was fine. So sad.
    Nanixh

    Answer by Nanixh at 1:41 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • SIL did. Hearing the heartbeat doesn't mean squat, you can hear it as early as 6 weeks and the risk of m/c doesn't go lower til 12+ weeks. SIL m/c at 17 weeks, after already seeing the gender on the u/s.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:58 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • No it decreases dramatically after the first trimester.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 8:59 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

  • Oh and I miscarried at ten weeks after seeing the heartbeat.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 9:00 PM on Jan. 17, 2011

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