No need for six-month wait to try for baby after pregnancy loss, study finds

Analysis challenges WHO health guidance on amount of time women should delay after miscarriage or abortion

Women don’t need to wait for at least six months before trying for another baby after a miscarriage or abortion, an analysis of data suggests, challenging World Health Organization guidance.

The research was also at odds with WHO advice that women should delay at least 24 months after a live birth before becoming pregnant again, to avoid complications in the next pregnancy.

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