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I was wondering how long you are supposed to wait before trying to get pregnant again? I miscarried at 5 weeks with a natural miscarriage at home, no D&C, no complications. I would like to try again right away but don't want to put the next pregnancy at risk. Thanks in advance-- Karen
 

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i think everyone is different. *they* say 3 cycles but i know of many people who tried right away with no problems. i have heard if your body isn't ready then it won't let you get pregnant.<br><br>
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I wished I had waited, but it was an accident. We got pregnant after a M/C with no cycle, within 2-3 weeks. I am not sure if that is what has given Katie so many problems or not. She has gross, fine & speech delays. 10-12 months on each. She has had issues with weight gain also. She has been in the 5-10 percentile. So my advice is wait. Not sure if it is related, but I would never risk it again. My 2 cents.
 

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my OB told me to wait one complete cycle and then we could try again.<br>
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Wow, it's interesting to see the varied responses here!<br>
My ob told me to wait one complete cycle, however my midwife told me something different.<br>
She told me that because I didn't have a d&c, my uterine lining was still intact and wasn't harmed. Because of that, it was safe to ttc as soon as I wanted.<br>
Well, we tried when I knew I was ovulating about 2 weeks after a natural miscarriage and got nada. Tried a month later and got pregnant.<br>
I think it's half medical/half are you really ready or just anxious kind of thing.<br>
Good luck!<br>
Karen
 

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thanks everyone, i will check with my midwife tomorrow. it is just hard to wait when it took so long to get pg in the first place. karen
 

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at first my midwife said wait 1 cycle and when i told her how long it took me to get pg in the first place she said i didn't have to wait at all. Now I'm uncertain if its ok. Does anyone know any resources I can look up to give me more info? thanks
 

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I don't have any resources, but I m/c at 9wks and got pregnant again when my cycle came back a month later. My m/c happened naturally, no D&C, no complications. Good Luck with conceiving again!!
 

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I too was given many different advice by doctors and nurses.<br><br>
In the end I waited one cycle after reading this webpage <a href="http://www.pregnancyloss.info/trying_again.htm" target="_blank">http://www.pregnancyloss.info/trying_again.htm</a><br><br>
I was torn between waiting for a cycle or trying immediately but this webpage made me rethink things in a logical and sensible way.<br><br>
I have been blessed because I conceived after my first cycle.
 

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My OB said 1 cycle after my m/c. I asked him what would happen if I ended up getting pregnant without waiting and he said that most likely nothing would happen (couldn't guarantee...as with any pregnancy) but by waiting a cycle we could accurately date the pregnancy. I ended up having 2 cycles and am anxiously awaiting my little girl!<br><br>
Good luck and sorry for your loss<br><br>
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I also had an early miscarriage. At 5-6 weeks, at home, no DC. It was so quick, not really like I was pregnant at all. I got pregnant immediately after. Unfortunately that pregnancy ended in a stillbirth at 20 weeks. I wish I would have at least waited one cycle. It gets me down thinking about all the "what ifs" IF I had waited <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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i'm sorry for your loss tappinmama. And thanks for sharing everyone. My head says to wait but my heart says not to. I guess I will have to decide soon. Karen
 

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thank you, thank you, thank you for posting that site! I read almost the whole thing in one sitting, it provided so many of the answers I have been looking for.
 
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