I just found out i had a miscarriage of a twin should I worry about the second baby miscarrying?
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Amber - posted on 03/25/2011
it really depends how far along you are. when i first found out it was pregnant at 7 weeks along, i was carrying a 7 week baby and a 2 week baby. dont ask me how that works. but when the 2 week baby terminated itself, the doctors watched me closely for a couple weeks to make sure the 7week one would be ok. turned out he is just fine and almost a year old now. nothing to worry about really as long as you are early in the pregnancy. if you are further along, MAKE SURE to follow the doctors orders and if there are any signs of miscarriage or early birth with the 2nd baby, get to the hospital right away. they can sew your cervix shut just long enough for the baby to be born at a safe date...
sorry if that didnt help much
Elizabeth - posted on 03/26/2011
worrying about it won't change anything. If there is something wrong then nature's way of fixing it is a spontaneous miscarrage.
About 10 to 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage, and more than 80 percent of these losses happen before 12 weeks. Are you over the 12 week hump?
If I were in your situation I think I would probably feel that my child had a better chance not being a twin. Twin pregnancies can be very difficult..the children are smaller and the risk is much greater to mom and baby.
Louise - posted on 03/26/2011
My nephew was a twin pregnancy and his twin was absorbed in the womb. The pregnancy continued as normal and he is now 21! I think it depends on how far along you are and how you miscarried. Best thing to do is to ask your gyne and get a scan.
Alejandra - posted on 03/25/2011
I'm really sorry for your loss. I know nothing of miscarrying with twins, I do however know a mom who this had happened to when she was about 4 months along. She was watched a little closer by her doctor. I know it would be nice to be able to talk to some one who has gone through it. The biggest worry seemed to be her emotions and keeping her mind on the other baby. It was very hard for her to morn and stay healthy.
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