Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Wondering if it is true once you have confirmed a heartbeat does your chance of m/c go down??

 
MommyV719

Asked by MommyV719 at 4:38 PM on Apr. 19, 2011 in Pregnancy

Level 2 (8 Credits)
This question is closed.
Answers (7)
  • No but just try to relax and enjoy your pregnancy... You can't predict the future and there's no point in borrowing tomorrow's trouble!
    SaraR216

    Answer by SaraR216 at 6:08 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • No, there is still a risk, but once you hit 12 weeks the chances go down.
    booger14

    Answer by booger14 at 4:41 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • It would seem like it but no. Some people know earlier than others and hear it sooner but that does not have a connection to the miscarriage rate.
    mrs.coop

    Answer by mrs.coop at 4:48 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • No, it's not true. My friend had 3 miscarriages and one was past the 14 week mark.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 4:48 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • My Dr. told me that once there is a heartbeat is does decreases your chances. He said at that point you have a 5 % chance of miscarrying!
    saysmom

    Answer by saysmom at 8:09 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • I was told by my dr that your chances of miscarry decreases significantly once a heart beat is heard/seen. Then next decrease in probability is the end of the 1st trimester.
    ChristyW3

    Answer by ChristyW3 at 9:23 PM on Apr. 19, 2011

  • yeah the risk goes down at 12 weeks but there is a chance all the way up until 20 weeks and then it's called still born :(
    mamawilbur

    Answer by mamawilbur at 4:49 PM on Apr. 19, 2011