A 39-year-old female asked:
Can a heated argument cause a miscarriage...i was screaming and crying... i was stressing out....? i'm so worried
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Relax.: Stress and over the top arguments can hurt the pregnant female physiology and increase risk of fetal loss - although no reliable studies have address this in detail. Emotional and physical abuse probably account for a large number of pregnancy loss, preterm birth, abruption, small babies. Avoid all stress and depression throughout pregnancy and preconceptionally - to the extent possible.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 5, 2012
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