Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Growing Your Family after Miscarriage
According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, recurrent pregnancy loss occurs in up to 15% of clinically recognized pregnancies. This fairly common fertility issue can have long-lasting and devastating effects on patients. Many patients who experience this health problem may be reluctant to pursue their plans of having a family. Dr. Louis R. Manara is a skilled fertility specialist, who has worked with numerous patients who suffer from recurrent pregnancy loss. At his New Jersey practice, Dr. Manara utilizes a number of advanced techniques to determine the cause of recurrent miscarriages, as well as the most effective forms of treatment.
Recurrent pregnancy loss does not have to put an end to your dreams of having a family. Schedule a consultation at our Voorhees, New Jersey practice to learn more about how Dr. Manara can help you overcome this fertility problem.
Determining the Cause of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Many individuals are under the false impression that the cause of recurrent pregnancy loss is not identifiable. A thorough evaluation can identify the cause of pregnancy loss and help avoid further complications. With a careful work-up, a number of treatable problems can be detected and addressed. The known causes of recurrent miscarriages fall into the following categories:
At the Center For Reproductive Medicine and Fertility, Dr. Manara works extensively with patients to determine the exact cause of recurrent pregnancy loss in order to devise an effective treatment plan. Among the testing that he performs at his New Jersey office are:
- Chromosomal analysis of both partners
- Hormonal test to include thyroid, pituitary, and ovarian function.
- Testing for several known immunologic markers associated with recurrent pregnancy loss
- Hysterosalpinogogram- X-ray of the uterus
- Sampling of cervical secretions for presence of specific bacteria
Conceiving After Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Dr. Manara wants patients to know that even after recurrent pregnancy loss there is still hope for conceiving a child. The team at our New Jersey practice is fully-invested in helping patients overcome fertility issues and grow their family. While there is no definitive answer as to when couples should try to conceive again, it is best to seek treatment for pregnancy loss sooner rather than later. When provided with the proper treatment, many couples who experience recurrent pregnancy loss will ultimately go on to carry successfully.
Learn More about Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Patients who have suffered from recurrent pregnancy loss should know that there are treatment options available to increase the chances of carrying full term. Dr. Louis Manara performs a number of tests to determine the cause of recurrent pregnancy loss and help couples conceive. Contact his Voorhees, New Jersey practice today to schedule a consultation