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bleeding 6 weeks after stillbirth, can i get pregnant?

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I was wondering if i can get pregnant while im still bleeding after giving birth to my still born son. I had my son at 25 weeks he was still born, an im still bleeding 6 weeks later, but can i get pregnant while im losing this? Thanks.

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replied May 24th, 2011
Getting Pregnant Answer A23337
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Usually bleeding stops within 3-4 weeks time after abortion/miscarriage. If the bleeding is persistent, then it is not normal. You should consider visiting your gynecologist/obstetrician for thorough examination and ultrasound scan done to see if uterus is empty or containing retained products of conception. If retained products of conception are found within the uterine cavity, it would explain the cause for prolonged bleeding. A D&C procedure done would help with cleaning the uterine cavity and stopping the bleeding. Drink plenty of water. Be in regular follow-up with your treating gynecologist/obstetrician. Discuss about your pregnancy plans and proceed as recommended by your treating gynecologist/obstetrician.
Take care.

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