Conceiving a Rainbow Baby: 10 Tips to Help You Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage

Take a prenatal vitamin daily (2/11)

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The National Women's Health Information Center lists taking folic acid as one of the most important things you can do before getting pregnant.  Women are recommended to take a prenatal vitamin with at least 400 mcg of folic acid starting three months before they plan to get pregnant.  Folic acid is important, not just for the prevention of neural tube defects, but according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, there is evidence that it may reduce your risk of miscarriage as well.  Research from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and the US National Institute of Child Health and Human Development supports this conclusion.  They found that women with low folic acid levels had a higher rate of miscarriage and were more likely to have fetuses with a chromosomal defect (one of the most common causes of miscarriage).

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By SusanSuzuki on 01/13/15 at 7:40 pm

I read the PREGNANCY MIRACLE GUIDE as well and liked it!

By hurycain on 03/03/14 at 8:32 am

Hi All -

I'm new to this group. At the age of 37, my husband and I started trying last year. Within two months I got pregnant but two months lat  ...

By Beekay on 01/17/14 at 8:25 am

Hi ladies!

Bridget1982, dont worry too much about the EWCM, especially as it is the first AF after your miscarriage. I miscarried two weeks ago a  ...

By Bridget1982 on 01/01/14 at 10:37 am

Hi everyone. I was looking for some help. Last month I had an early miscarriage/chemical pregnancy at 4 weeks 4 days. This was my second pregnancy (I al  ...

By YukakoTanaka on 11/29/13 at 5:17 pm

I also recommend the PREGNANCY MIRACLE GUIDE as a healthy pregnancy and fertility guide!

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