You may feel eager to conceive again, or you may feel like you’ll never be ready. I urge you to allow space for whatever healing needs to occur.
Your nutritional status has a big impact on how fast you heal and when your body is ready to conceive again (if you so choose). It’s certainly not the only factor, but it is an important one.
After passing a miscarriage naturally (expectant management) the general medical recommendation is to wait at least 1 cycle before conceiving again. However, there’s little agreement in research to back up this reasoning, except that it makes it easier to date the next pregnancy. There is also a general recommendation to wait 3 cycles to allow the uterus to fully heal at the implantation site; but again, little research.
A lot depends on how far along you were at the time of the miscarriage as well as how depleted your body is. Rebuilding is so important! Whenever you feel strong and ready to try again, have at it.
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