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A 34-year-old female asked:

Can stress due to personal issues cause a miscarriage?

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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Unlikely: Most miscarriages occur due to abnormal genetics in the pregnancy. Stress plays a role in reproduction. But some stress is positive. Stress must be very severe to cause a miscarriage.
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