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Every month we will identify the most commonly asked questions about ectopic pregnancy and answer them. If you have any further questions which you cannot find answers to on the website, please can you contact us.

What is the most common site for ectopic pregnancy?

In a normal pregnancy, the fertilised egg moves from the Fallopian tube into the womb, where it implants, and the pregnancy develops. In an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilised egg can implant and start to develop in a number of locations outside the womb. See this page for more information: https://www.ectopicpregnancy.co.uk/for-patients/sites-of-eptopic-pregnancy/

How long does it take to recover after ectopic pregnancy?


Is it common to feel depressed after ectopic pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy can have a profound  psychological effect, which maybe sadness, grief, depression , and sometimes anger. See Your Feelings Following an Ectopic Pregnancy for more information.

What is scar ectopic pregnancy?

A Caesarean Scar ectopic pregnancy is a non-tubal ectopic pregnancy and is one of the rarest forms of ectopic pregnancies. See this page for more information: https://www.ectopicpregnancy.co.uk/for-professionals/caesarean-scar-ectopic-pregnancy/

When was ectopic pregnancy discovered?