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Pregnancy after recurrent miscarriage

Hi ladies,

I'm just wondering whether anybody has experience with the use of low-dose aspirin and or progesterone supplements to avoid early pregnancy loss?

I've just had a very early positive pregnancy test and I'm hoping to explore ways to ensure that the pregnancy holds. Where I live where I live, generally I will need to see fertility specialist to ask questions rather than my doctor. just hoping to learn about other people's experiences and what questions I should be asking.

By way of background I was a pregnant for 36 weeks of 2020, with three separate pregnancies which ended in miscarriage.

I have a 5 year old, and had a missed miscarriage at approximately 12 weeks about 18 months later, I then had another healthy pregnancy. and trying for a third baby I have had three early miscarriages before the 12 week mark, of taking a long time to resolve including retained tissue and other issues, one of them was a suspected ectopic.

All advice and experiences appreciated.

7 Replies • 3 months ago



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I had no problem getting and staying pregnant with my first. After she was born, my body never seem to have gone back to the pre pregnancy stage. When we were trying for our second, it took close to a year as I was having recurring chemicals month after month. I Googled progesterone cream and I thought I would give it a try. Got pregnant the first month using it. The only thing is that you have to keep taking it basically till the placenta takes over (I went till shortly after my 20 week scan) then gradually wean off it; gave birth to a healthy boy. On to pregnancy #3, this time we weren't actively trying but left the decision in his hands. Ordered more progesterone cream and gave it a try. Got pregnant the second month on it. Now waiting for the birth of our third; gender is unknown. I wasn't prescribed the cream, just thought I would give it a try. I used the Emerita progest cream; start using right after ovulation twice a day. Stop using if AF shows, keep using if pregnant. Hope this helps. Good luck and praying for sticky vibes.

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3 months ago

Thank you! So many people have suggested progesterone cream to me but I didn't have any name/brand to work with.

3 months ago • Post starter

Hi dragonfly, just curious, how to use the progesterone cream, rub it on the belly area ?

3 months ago

Hi. I started using ut right after ovulation; two times a day. I to put a dime size on my chest area, behind the knees and on my wrists. Making sure to change spots everytime. Say behind the left knee at night, then in the morning on the wrist. That night before bed, behind the right knee, etc. If you didn't succeed that month then you can stop taking it. If you do conceive then keep taking it. I think I stopped this pregnancy around 25 weeks but weened off slowly. Hope this helps. Message me if you ever need anything else.

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12 weeks ago

Thanks a lot ????

12 weeks ago

I am sorry to know about your losses. A friend of mine was in the same shoes, and got pregnant via IVF PGS NGS 360

#1 IVF failed, no implantation #2IVF failed, no implantation, #3IVF - a new clinic in Gdansk

9 weeks ago

Thanks missmouse 9 weeks and going strong so far.

7 weeks ago • Post starter

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