Will I miscarry again?

Miscarriage is, sadly, fairly common. A quarter of women have experienced a miscarriage in their lifetime.

However, the vast majority of women who miscarry, then go on to have a perfectly healthy pregnancy.

Only 1 percent of women suffer recurrent miscarriages, which is defined as three or more in a row.

This means there is every likelihood that you won’t suffer a miscarriage again, and that your next pregnancy will go well.

There are some things you can do to maximise your chances of a healthy pregnancy.

Tommy's midwives offer support and information for women who have miscarried. Call our midwives on 0800 0147 800, or email us at [email protected].

Last reviewed on August 1st, 2016. Next review date August 1st, 2019.

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Please note that these comments are monitored but not answered by Tommy’s. Please call your GP or maternity unit if you have concerns about your health or your baby’s health.
  • By Carmelita (not verified) on 25 Jul 2019 - 19:55

    Is the purple line a sign of early pregnancy?

  • By Ann (not verified) on 21 Jul 2019 - 02:06

    I just got pregnant again four months after a miscarriage any way to keep this pregnancy safe

  • By Shae (not verified) on 30 Jul 2019 - 22:04

    I'm just finding out I'm pregnant again I'm so emotional cause I don't want bad news I'm 5 weeks and I go to doctor next week to check

  • By Lia (not verified) on 14 Aug 2019 - 03:00

    I feel exactly the same, just got pregnant again, two months after my miscarriage and I'm so worried that the same will happen again. I'm over-analyzing every small detail.

  • By Andie (not verified) on 15 Aug 2019 - 02:33

    I just wanted to reassure you that a healthy pregnancy after a miscarriage is possible. I became pregnant 3 months after a miscarriage at 10 weeks. We now have a beautiful, cheeky little girl! The whole pregnancy after a miscarriage is terrifying but try to breathe and trust your body knows it is doing the right thing for you.
    Sending love xx

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