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I had a Miscarriage in July and am very excited but still nervous now being 9 weeks pregnant. I have a high risk OBGYN, however she is unfamiliar with pregnancy after WLS. I’ve gotten no support from my surgeons office and am worried about nutrition. I’ve lost almost 4 lbs bc I can’t keep anything down. I was given Zofran but it just makes my stomach cramp and me sicker :( anyone relate or can give me advise/support? Not sure why the miscarriage happened (6 weeks 4days) but want to do whatever’s in my control for it not happen again and to have a happy healthy baby. Thank you in advance!!

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I can't speak to pregnancy after WLS, but I second the suggestion to get your progesterone level checked. In order to maintain a pregnancy through the first trimester I had to use progesterone suppositories because my body didn't produce enough.

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I also have a suggestion, if your high risk on/gun isn't familiar with post bariatric patients get a consultation with a ob affiliated with a hospital which also does WLS surgery. This would be advice I would give my daughter or grandaughters. Take care of that precious life inside you, I will be praying for you.

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