Miscarriage is a painful experience that happens in as many as 25% of pregnancies. At Dr. Ronen OB/GYN in Houston, experienced OB/GYN Pinky Ronen, MD, offers you compassionate care for the emotional and physical effects you may experience due to pregnancy loss. In the vast majority of cases, she can help you have a healthy pregnancy in the future. Call the office or schedule online if you have any questions about a miscarriage.
The loss of a pregnancy before week 13 is considered a miscarriage. Miscarriages are fairly common – often they happen so early in pregnancy a woman doesn’t even realize she was pregnant – but this certainly doesn’t make the event easy if it happens to you.
Women who have two or more miscarriages are diagnosed with recurrent miscarriage. Repeated pregnancy losses may need an investigation to determine if there’s a potential medical cause.
Dr. Ronen has you undergo workups and treats any medical problems so miscarriage is prevented in the future.
In at least half of cases, a random genetic abnormality in the fetus causes a miscarriage. In the case of missing or extra chromosomes, when the fertilized egg is not viable, the body spontaneously ends the pregnancy.
In some women, inherited mutations, such as thrombophilias, increase clotting risks in the mother and makes miscarriage more likely. This condition is identified through blood tests and.
No matter the cause of your miscarriage, Dr. Ronen offers medical and emotional support during this difficult time.
If you do wish to get pregnant again, Dr. Ronen does everything she can to ensure there’s no medical reason to stop you from trying.
She offers recommendations as to when you can start having intercourse again and when you should try for pregnancy. Every woman’s experience is different and when she is ready emotionally and physically varies. Dr. Ronen supports your personal decision.
Dr. Ronen also works to help you understand that miscarriage is not your fault and that you can try again to create the family of your dreams. She helps you maximize your health through diet, stress management, weight control, and smoking cessation. Doing all the “right” things doesn’t always prevent miscarriage, but it helps you know you’re doing everything possible to support a healthy pregnancy.
For a provider who truly understands the pain of miscarriage and the challenges of dealing with fertility issues, trust Dr. Ronen. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today to receive the very best in miscarriage support.