Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Dec 31st, 2016, 08:36 AM   1
Snr052
Trying to conceive (TTC)
Active BnB Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Posts: 10

How long for hcg levels to drop after a miscarriage


I had a miscarriage at 6+2 on Tuesday and am still bleeding. Waiting on my HCG levels to come back. I want to start trying right away but was wondering how long it usually takes for levels to drop back down.

Also, I read somewhere that first time pregnancies are most likely to end in a miscarriage. Is this true?



Status: Offline
 
Old Jan 1st, 2017, 10:09 AM   2
mitchnorm
Mum (Mom)
BnB Addict
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Bagshot UK
Posts: 4,417
Sorry for your loss. They typically say do a pregnancy test about 15 days after mc and should be negative x

I'm not sure on stats about first time pregnancies and mc tbh xxxxx



Status: Offline
 
Old Jan 2nd, 2017, 13:55 PM   3
mom2pne
Mum (Mom)
Chat Happy BnB Member
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Posts: 2,394
I'm sorry for your loss!

It can vary. When I had chemical pregnancies my HCG had dropped to under 5 before I even started bleeding. When I had a blighted ovum and miscarried at almost 8 weeks my hcg was down to zero in a weeks time. I had an hcg level of 1306.

I, too, have heard that as well! I did miscarry my first pregnancy back in April 1992.



Status: Offline
 
Old Jan 3rd, 2017, 20:33 PM   4
cleckner04
Mum (Mom)
BnB Spammer Elite
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 21,574
My levels dropped within days of passing the baby. 6w3d was when I lost my last pregnancy. I can't remember exact amount of days but it was less than a week for levels to be at 0. I fell pregnant within three weeks of the levels dropping with no cycle between and am now 23 weeks pregnant. So hold on to that hope! I have also heard it's common to lose a first pregnancy. I lost my first pregnancy as well. Than I went on to have two babies, than my loss in July and now this baby. I'm very sorry for your loss. It's never easy and words are never enough but you are not alone.



Status: Offline
 
Old Feb 6th, 2017, 15:02 PM   5
OhHappyZ
Trying to conceive (TTC)
Chat Happy BnB Member
 
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Southern California
Posts: 1,070
I miscarried two weeks ago and my pregnancy test is still a faint positive. UGH. It was my first too.



Status: Offline
 

SEO by vBSEO