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Miscarriages

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 for below:

Miscarriage Overview

  • 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. 
  • Miscarriage Statistics 
    How common are miscarriages? What are the chances of having a miscarriage? What factors can determine the likelihood of a miscarriage occurring? 
  • Miscarriage Myths 
    There are a lot of myths people have about miscarriage. Find out what these myths are and the truth about miscarriage. 

Miscarriage Types

  • Blighted Ovum
    Are you experiencing a missed pregnancy? It may be a blighted ovum. Find out what a blighted ovum is and its symptoms.
  • Inevitable Miscarriage
    Are your positive pregnancy tests now showing negative? You may have an inevitable miscarriage. Learn more about it and symptoms/tests to diagnose it.
  • Complete Miscarriage
    What makes a complete miscarriage different than an incomplete miscarriage? Find out what a complete miscarriage is and its symptoms.
  • Incomplete Miscarriage
    More often than not, a miscarriage is a complete miscarriage. A woman can however have an incomplete miscarriage - learn more about what it is.
  • Missed Miscarriage
    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.

Before Pregnancy

  • 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.
  • Preventing Miscarriage
    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.

Having Miscarriage

  • 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.
  • Threatened Miscarriage
    Are you pregnant and experiencing inexpected bleeding? Threatened miscarriage does not necessarily mean you will miscarry - learn more.
  • Septic Miscarriage
    Sometimes, a miscarriage can result in infection that is dangerous to the mother. Find out more about a septic miscarriage and the risks involved.
  • Miscarriage Tests
    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.
  • Miscarriage Treatment
    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.
  • Misdiagnosed 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
    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.

After Miscarriage

  • Miscarriage Grief
    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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