Can problems with sperm cause miscarriage?

By Zaira Salvador.
Last Update: 05/31/2017

Yes. In cases where the father has a high incidence of abnormal chromosomes in his sperm, the risk of miscarriage is higher. Nevertheless, to date we still do not have any real percentages for how frequently the sperm is a factor leading to recurrent pregnancy loss.

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 Zaira Salvador
Zaira Salvador
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI).
License: 3185-CV
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV). Embryologist specializing in Assisted Procreation, with a Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV) and the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). License: 3185-CV.
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