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Miscarriage at 13 weeks

So I miscarried at 13w 3d. I had gone to er at about 8 pm the night it happened for mild cramping (what felt like contractions) and mild bleeding. They took urine and blood and did a heartbeat, which they found. The urine test came back as severe UTI. They gave me amox for the infection and sent me home. By 12am i was convinced these were contraction pains. They got more intense and more frequent with every passing hour. I even called back up to e.r around 1 am because of the pain and she insisted it was from the UTI and didnt see labor at 13 weeks being possible. By 3:30 the pain became so intense and eventually my water broke. I went back to e.r and 10 mins later everything came out. Tons of blood, placenta, clots. Everything. They transferred me where they did more testing and realized I didnt even have a UTI. Im just so unsure of what went wrong. I had 1 previous pregnancy that carried full term without complications. Although because of mine and my husbands blood type I had to get a rohgam (sp) shot after the first pregnancy and after the miscarriage. Could that have contributed to the miscarriage? Im just nervous about trying to concieve again after this  
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I'm so sorry for your loss! That is heartbreaking! I had a loss right around that point and it was very traumatic for me. We did eventually get pregnant again, and it was very stressful because I was anxious about another loss. Did they determine what caused the test for a UTI to come back positive? UTIs can cause spontaneous miscarriages, so that's why I ask. Did they do any fetal or placental testing? I, too, had a prior baby born healthy at full term and was very confused as to why all this was happening, but I was able to go on and have two more babies afterward.  Best wishes to you for healing and future babies!
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