Feeling alone after experiencing multiple miscarriages? Five percent of women will experience at least two pregnancy losses in their lifetime. It might seem hopeless, but our Austin fertility specialists, who are experts at treating recurrent pregnancy loss, want you to know that there is hope.
Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as two or more pregnancy losses that occur before the 28th week of pregnancy. It’s important to find a fertility doctor who is experienced in treating recurrent pregnancy loss because treatment can help many hopeful parents bring home a healthy baby after experiencing multiple miscarriages.
Our Austin fertility specialists believe that finding the cause of recurrent pregnancy loss is the first step in overcoming it. Recurrent pregnancy loss can be caused by one or more factors, including hematologic, immunologic, anatomic, hormonal and infectious causes. Once our Austin fertility specialists diagnose the cause, they can provide the appropriate treatment, whether it is surgery to correct anatomic abnormalities or treatment to overcome an infection.
In 40% of cases, it is not possible to determine a specific cause for recurrent pregnancy loss. Although it can be disheartening to not have an identifiable cause, pregnancy is still possible. In fact, approximately 80% of all women with a diagnosis of recurrent pregnancy loss are able to bring home a healthy baby after treatment.
Many hopeful parents who have experienced recurrent pregnancy loss feel a sense of isolation. Our Austin fertility specialists show them that they aren’t alone, while providing an accurate diagnosis and effective fertility treatments to help them become – and stay – pregnant.
Contact us to schedule a consultation with our Austin fertility specialists to learn how their experience in treating recurrent pregnancy loss can help you bring home a healthy baby.