Pioneer of infertility treatment. Covering the needs of infertility from various tests 
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Recurrent Miscarriage, Habitual Miscarriages

Recurrent miscarriage is a state of not being able to have a healthy baby, where even though pregnancy is achieved there are repeated miscarriages, premature births and stillbirths.  We say that if the miscarriage is repeated more than once, then it is a recurrent miscarriage, and if it is repeated three or more times with a confirmed fetal heart rate, then it is called a habitual miscarriage.


If you get pregnant you will experience a miscarriage at a 15-20% rate, but much of the time, it is because it happens by natural selection due to chromosomal abnormality in the fetus.   The repeated miscarriage two times or more recurrent miscarriage, and the repeated miscarriage three times or more is called the habitual miscarriage.  In Japan, it has been reported that the frequency of recurrent miscarriage about 6%, and the frequency for habitual miscarriages is at 1.5% (Sugiura-Ogasawara M, et al. Live birth rate according to maternal age and previous number of recurrent miscarriages. Am J Reprod Immunol 2009; 62: 314-319.).


As for the patients of habitual miscarriages, it is known that it will be easy for another miscarriage to happen in the next pregnancy.  However, there is no need to be pessimistic.  It has become apparent that the many of the patients with habitual miscarriages are able to give birth to a healthy baby in the end.  In many cases it can go well without treatment, and there are those who will need a special treatment.  First of all, it is important to thoroughly check for the presence or absence of the cause.

In our clinic, we are actively engaged in diagnosis and treatment.





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Oak Medical Group has been from the time we opened, supporting the many issues of women's health, building performance and trust, and not only here in Osaka, but centering in Kansai we are receiving patients from across Japan.
Especially with our infertility treatment, we are widely covering the various tests to IVF/ICSI's Advanced Reproductive Technologies.  Depending on the cause of the infertility, we are handling the treatment of each patient one by one.  If you have some concerns, please don't hesitate to consult with us.