WHAT IS

MISCARRIAGE?

Miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy.  Unfortunately, according to research, miscarriages occur in 10-25% of pregnancies.  Miscarriages occurring prior to a mom confirming her pregnancy could increase that number to about 50%.

Sources:

 

Miscarriage: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention. (2017, May 02). Retrieved August 16, 2017, from http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-complications/miscarriage/ 

Miscarriage | Miscarriage Symptoms | MedlinePlus. (n.d.). Retrieved August 16, 2017, from https://medlineplus.gov/miscarriage.html

D&C Procedure After a Miscarriage: Risks & Complications. (2017, July 18). Retrieved August 16, 2017, from http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-complications/d-and-c-procedure-after-miscarriage/

Miscarriage. (2016, July 20). Retrieved August 16, 2017, from http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pregnancy-loss-miscarriage/home/ovc-20213664

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