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I had a miscarriage in september at 11 weeks. I found out there was no heartbeat at 9 weeks and I ended up hemmorhaging and had a D&C which went fine, no heavy bleeding.<br><br>
I conceived my son and the baby I lost the first month of TTC, and I have just started my 3rd AF since the miscarriage, 2 months of TTC, and I'm worried I have some scarring or complications. Is it normal that my uterus needs more time to recover? How would I know if something is wrong? I know I was so lucky to conceive on the first try...I just expected it to be easy again!
 

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I am sorry to hear about your miscarriage.<br><br>
I too conceived my daughter (now 4) on our first month trying and had a text book pregnancy. I also conceived quite easily with our second child, however, this pregnancy resulted in a miscarriage in July. I too had a d&c as I was hemmorhaging. My understanding was to try not to conceive for 3 months post d&c as your uterine lining needs time to rebuild itself to support another pregnancy. The chances of miscarriage increase if your lining has not properly rebuilt itself. You should really wait 3 months/cycles before TTC again.<br><br>
My DH and I wanted to start TTC soon after, but I new my body and my psyche needed time to heal. We are almost ready to embark on the journey again (although I am pretty scared of going through what I did again)....It has been nearly 5 months since my miscarriage and my cycles took a while to get back to normal. I have my AF now and I think after this one, we will try again......fingers crossed.
 

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Steph~ I'm sorry for your loss. It's always so unfair.<br><br>
I wouldn't worry too much about not conceiving right away. Remember, the average conception time for a healthy (no fertility problems) couple is 6 months. Sounds like you just lucked out by getting it right the first month. As far as I've read, you can try for 6 months without much of a worry that something is wrong. Another stat that might calm your fears is that, in any given cycle, there's only about a 20% chance that you'll get pregnant. So if it takes a few months to get pregnant, it's no surprise. I got pregnant with our first while using an IUD, and now we're trying for our second pregnancy on cycle number 4. It's a waiting game.<br><br>
Now, I don't know about hemmorhagging and how that complicates the recovery from a miscarriage, but I've had two friends miscarry lately (one lost the heartbeat at 8.5 weeks, one had a blighted ovum at 6 or so weeks). They both had D&Cs, and their doctors said they only needed to wait one cycle to start TTC again. I think doctors disagree on how many cycles to wait, but I've seen a lot of babies conceived before three cycles were up! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> In fact, the friend who miscarried at 8.5 weeks is pregnant again and everything is going well.<br><br>
Best of luck.
 

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I'm sorry for your loss.<br><br>
I had a similar situation. I got pregnant the first month we tried, but it was a missed m/c in Sept.02, ending in a D&C. I seemed to recover quickly from that, with my next AF coming exactly 28 days later. We wanted to ttc right away, but I didn't get pg until February 03. It was frustrating and I was worried, but now when I look at my charts and how I was feeling overall at that time, I don't think I could have actually have gotten pg before I did. I think my body was still adjusting, even though everything *seemed* fine.<br><br>
I know the waiting and trying is hard. Be strong and have faith, it will happen for you.
 
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