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miscarriage vs stillbirth

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Difference: A miscarriage is usually a pregnancy loss at less than 20 weeks. A stillbirth occurs with the death of a fetus before delivery beyond 20 weeks. Some s ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal age: Once the fetus approaches 20+ weeks gestation and is lost it is generally considered a "stillbirth" because a death certificate is required in some st ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Serena Chen
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Seek expert advice: An 18 week stillbirth is unusual and your cousin should have a thorough evaluation with either a reputable reproductive endocrinologist and/or a mater ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Taylor
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: less than 1% chance
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
All potential things: that have or could happen are on the product information listing. Pregnancies that are at risk for preterm labor have the miscarriage and stillbirth r ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Pickler
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lower risk: The CDC reports a lower risk of stillbirth after vaccination based on a study in Australia, not increased. There is a large body of scientific studies ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
All potential things: that have or could happen are on the product information listing, such as this. Pregnancies that are at risk for preterm labor have the miscarriage an ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Anytime: Misacrriages can occur from hours after conception until hours before birth.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Sometimes it is obvious, many times it is not. Most women have some amount of bleeding during early pregnancy due to implantation and they may think ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: An ultrasound of the pregnancy is the most definitive. Lack of fetal cardiac activity confirms the diagnosis.
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