A 19-year-old female asked:
Can a lot of stress and fighting cause a miscarriage ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Stress shouldn't: Fighting can if u have been physically hit or abused ( hopefully not), but if u still are fighting u should both go for counseling before it gets worse.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Can stress cause a miscarriage?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably not: It is common to assume that mental stress can cause a miscarriage, but there is no evidence to support that. Women who do miscarry are inherently stressed, but that does not cause the miscarriage.
3.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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