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Is the miscarriage rate associated with IUI higher than in natural pregnancies?

By Andrea Rodrigo.
Last Update: 01/10/2019

The chances of having a natural miscarriage in young women range between 12 and 15%, and they increase to 25% in women older than 40 years old. In cases of IUI, where the woman is typically younger than 37 years old, the miscarriage rate is about 20%. Thus, the answer is yes, the risk of miscarrying is slightly higher.

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 Andrea Rodrigo
Andrea Rodrigo
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
Embryologist. Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Master's Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia along with the Valencian Infertility Institute (IVI). Postgraduate course in Medical Genetics.
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