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Doctors Advise Wannabe Mommies To Try, Try Again

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New research suggests that one of the better times to get pregnant is right after a miscarriage. Women who conceive in the six months following a miscarriage lessen their chances of suffering another by one third.


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I'm a little confused by some of the comments below. Doctors aren't making the findings up in order to be cruel to women who are grieving recent miscarriages. If a woman wants to try for another child, and the doctor knows this info, s/he should mention it for the patient's consideration (in a tactful way, of course.)

What if the doctor didn't tell her, she waited a year and then had another miscarriage? People would be screaming that a good doc would have told her the facts right off.