If you or someone you know may be having or just had a
miscarriage or if you just would like to know more about miscarriage in general, you've come to the right
place. Miscarriages.org is a collection of articles and resources on miscarriage designed to help
understanding of the traumatic experience and ease the pain of going through it. Find what you are looking
What is a Miscarriage
What is a miscarriage? Find out the definition of a miscarriage, the various types
of miscarriage, its symptoms and its psychological impact.
How common are miscarriages? What are the chances of having a miscarriage? What
factors can determine the likelihood of a miscarriage occurring?
There are a lot of myths people have about miscarriage. Find out what these myths
are and the truth about miscarriage.
Are you experiencing a missed pregnancy? It may be a blighted ovum. Find out what a blighted ovum is
and its symptoms.
Are your positive pregnancy tests now showing negative? You may have an inevitable miscarriage. Learn
more about it and symptoms/tests to diagnose it.
What makes a complete miscarriage different than an incomplete miscarriage? Find out what a complete
miscarriage is and its symptoms.
More often than not, a miscarriage is a complete miscarriage. A woman can however have an incomplete
miscarriage - learn more about what it is.
Can you have a miscarriage but not notice any visible signs? Learn more about what a delayed or missed
miscarriage is and how to know you've had one.
Causes of Miscarriage
Learn about the various causes of miscarriage. Many different infections, disorders, abnormalities, and
defects can cause a miscarriage.
Miscarriage Risk Factors
How can age, caffeine intake, medications and follate insufficiency impact chances of having a
miscarriage? Learn about the miscarriage risk factors.
While in most cases a miscarriage can't be prevented, there are some cases when it can. Find out how to
increase your chances of having your baby.
Symptoms of Miscarriage
How do you know you're having or have had a miscarriage? Learn the various signs and symptoms that
indicate you may have miscarried.
Are you pregnant and experiencing inexpected bleeding? Threatened miscarriage does not necessarily mean
you will miscarry - learn more.
Sometimes, a miscarriage can result in infection that is dangerous to the mother. Find out more about a
septic miscarriage and the risks involved.
There are a number of miscarriage tests that determine whether you've had a miscarriage including
pelvic exam, blood test, and ultrasound. Learn more.
Diliation and Curettage (D&C)
About D&C: The D stands for dilation which means to enlarge while the C stands for curettage which
means scraping. Learn more about why it is used.
Do you need to seek treatment if you've had a miscarriage? In some cases you should - learn more about
what treatments are available for miscarriage.
Can a doctor conclude you've had a miscarriage when you really haven't? YES. Find out how a
misdiagnosed miscarriage can occur and what to do.
Recurrent miscarriage refers to having had 3 or more miscarriages. Learn what can cause it to happen,
how it's diagnosed and the treatments involved.
A miscarriage to the expecting mother is the loss of a child, which can cause many severe emotions.
Learn more about the miscarriage grief process.
Coping with Miscarriage
The grief caused by miscarriage is intense and lasts for a long time. Learn the ways of coping with
miscarriage and moving on with life.
Ovulation After Miscarriage
What exactly happens to ovulation/the menstrual cycle after a miscarriage occurs? Find out what you can
expect to happen and how soon.
Pregnancy After Miscarriage
Are there issues with getting pregnant after miscarriage? Pregnancy after miscarriage is a difficult
decision - find out more about going through it.
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