Managing Early Pregnancy Problems

Sometimes pregnancies don’t quite work out how you planned.
Approximately 1 in 5 women will have a miscarriage in the first few weeks of being pregnant.
Some women will have a few consecutive miscarriages and this is termed ‘recurrent miscarriage’ – these women and their partners should be seen by a fertility specialist to see if there is a correctable cause.

Early Pregnancy Problems

Learn more about what potential problems that might arise in the early stages of your pregnancy.

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Not falling pregnant

Read about what could also be effecting your ability to conceive.

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Recurrent Miscarriages

Learn more about recurrent miscarriages and what could be the underlying problems.

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Ectopic Pregnancy and Early Pregnancy Problems

Sometimes pregnancies implant themselves in the wrong place – this is called an ‘ectopic pregnancy’. The most common ectopic pregnancy is in the fallopian tube. This can lead to pain and bleeding and in the worst case can rupture leading to severe internal bleeding. Ectopic pregnancies are considered a gynaecological emergency and should be seen urgently.

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Dr Tamara Hunter |Perth Gynaecologist & Fertility Specialist

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Fertility Specialists of WA Bethesda Hospital
25 Queenslea Drive, Claremont
08 9284 2333

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First Floor, 764 Canning Hwy, Applecross
08 6217 3800