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miscarriage after seeing a heartbeat

I was wondering if anyone ( I know there are cases, just wondering how common) has had a miscarriage after seeing their baby's healthy heartbeat?  I had a miscarriage in October, and they never found a heartbeat.   I am now eleven weeks along, and have seen my baby's heartbeat twice now (and what a beautiful sight).  My husband thinks we are pretty much out of the woods now, and I am just still so worried that something may go wrong, which I am sure is a normal emotion.  
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1194973 tn?1385507504
I myself have never been in that situation, but I know of cases where it's happened. Normally after a heartbeat is seen the chance of miscarriage drops drastically. (I think it's like 5% or something. Can't remember) Keep hope that all will go well. You're close to going into the second trimester and at that point chances of miscarriage drop even more.
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I had a miscarriage 5 years ago that was my 3rd miscarriage and I saw my baby and heard the heartbeat in week 13 and found out at my next appt. (4 wks later) that my baby had died.  The worst miscarriage I had faced thus far.  We had one healthy child between miscarriages, and decided not to press our luck again.  We biologically can't have anymore, because that last miscarriage felt a little "below the belt".  We are very happy with our only child (7 yr. old) now and don't feel the need to replace the ones we lost.  Took me a long time to accept that, but it's all okay now.  Don't fret... take some deep breaths.  Some people are an exception to the percentages and some are a part of them.  Keep yourself healthy and do all you can for your growing baby.
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1219580 tn?1297221739
After your first trimester most say you are out of the woods. 22weeks is the next mark to hit but really try to enjoy this time. I know you're worried but its wonderful time. Good luck
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Thanks to all for your advice.  I have been fortunate with two healthy pregnancies, and then lost my last one, so now, I am really nervous.  I have been experiencing mild cramping for the past three days too, so even more cause for concern since I don't recall experiencing this with my first two.  I will try to relax and let nature take its course though.  Thanks again.
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