Throughout an entire normal pregnancy, the mother’s ability to produce blood clots in the uterus and the placenta is suppressed. Non-clotting blood freely flows to and nourishes the baby. Some mothers may have certain conditions. Both acquired and inherited. Where clotting of the blood nourishing the baby is not suppressed. This increased tendency for the blood to clot is called thrombophilia. Treatment involves preventing blood clots and careful monitoring to make sure you don’t bleed internally. Your doctor may prescribe heparin alone or with low-dose aspirin to prevent clotting. If you have recurrent pregnancy loss and no cause is found. That doesn’t mean you can’t have a baby. It’s important to remember that 65 percent of women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss go on to have a successful pregnancy. So, don’t give up hope!