After an initial pregnancy resulted in a spontaneous loss in the first trimester, your patient is concerned about the possibility of this recurring.
Which of the following is the most appropriate answer regarding the risk of recurrence after one miscarriage?a. It depends on the genetic makeup of the prior abortus
An initial spontaneous abortion, regardless of the karyotype or gender of the child, does not change the risk of recurrence in a future pregnancy. The rate is commonly quoted as 15% of all known pregnancies.