Questions to Ask a doctor after a miscarriage
I thought this would be good to post as many women want to know what can they ask their doctor as we all have so many things that go through our minds it is easy to forget a question you wanted to know. Feel free to add anything else you think is important.
"When is it okay to have sex after miscarriage?"
"When can we start trying to concieve after a miscarriage?"
"Can it be marked on my chart to have a mandatory progesterone level checked with next pregnancy along with HCG levels?"
"What are my after miscarriage HCG levels?"
"Willi you check my HCG levels until they are zero?"
"How fertile are women after miscarriage?"
"How common is infection after miscarriage and what should I look for?"
"When does normal miscarriage grief turn into something more serious and does the office provide referrals to psychologists' offices?"
"When can I go swimming after miscarriage?"
"How can life after miscarriage ever really be normal?"
"Do we need a treatment plan for my next pregnancy? Should I call right away when I get a BFP?"
"What is my after care plan?"
"When should I expect my first period? And how long do I wait with still no period before I should call you?"
"What will my first period be like? Will it be more painful then my usual periods? Should I expect a heavier flow?"
"What are the signs of depression apart from grief?"
"Where can I find a local support group?"
"Is there anything I can do to reduce my chance of another miscarriage?"
"Will you do further testing to see if any levels are off that might have been a risk factor?"
"What signs or symptoms should prompt me to call you or go to the ER?"
"Can I continue my usual activities and if not when?"
"Do you know what caused my miscarriage?"
"What are my chances for a future successful pregnancy?"
"How much bleeding should I expect? And how long could it last?"
"Was my thyroid level checked and can you check if it it hasn't been checked?"
"Will my ouvulation time be different after a miscarriage then normally?"
"Can you explain my ultrasound results to me?"
"When will I get the D&C results back from the hospital?"