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What is the risk of miscarriage in the 2nd trimester?
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Default What is the risk of miscarriage in the 2nd trimester? - 02-02-2009, 02:49 AM

I know that you have a 15% chance of miscarriage in the first trimester, but what about in the 2nd? You always hear that your risk is"significantly lower,"but does anyone have a percentage or a number?
   
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Default 02-08-2009, 07:31 AM

I think it's like 2% or something really low like that. Once you hear the heart beat it lowers the risk as well!
   
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Default 02-20-2009, 07:50 PM

it depends on what risk factors you have. actually statistics show that there is a 25-50% chance of miscarriage early in pregnancy (within the first few weeks) and it drops to about 10% after a heartbeat is detected. i believe that the risk of still birth in the second trimester diminishes to about 5% but some people have riskier pregnancies.
   
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