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will not eating cause a miscarriage

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not really: If you mean true starvation with significant weight-loss, then maybe. Otherwise, just eating lightly will not cause miscarriage.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Even if you are violently ill from a food, there is no evidence that it leads to a miscarriage. However if you continue to eat the food which cause ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Most miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities in the fetus. Not eating should not cause a miscarriage.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No!: Absoltuely not. Good news.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's questionable: Too much of a good thing is never a good idea but cravings are very common. You are getting a good dose of vitamin c and also sugar. Try to keep your ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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No: usually starving yourself will NOT cause you to miscarry but can cause abnormalities in the baby. If you decide to terminate your pregnancy, do so w ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: No relation at all.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Durso
38 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not likely: You will probably have more intestinal cramping but that should not affect the pregnancy.
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A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: starvation will not terminate a pregnancy. Women have given birth during famines. First, find out if you are truly pregnant. Then go immediately to a ... Read More

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