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A 20-year-old female asked:

Had a missed miscarriage,found out at my 12 wk scan that the baby had stopped growing at 8 wks had the operation to remove all it 17dec need info?

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Dr. G. Allen Williams
General Practice 23 years experience
No fault of your own: It is believed that as many as 1 in 6 pregnancies ends prior to 12 weeks gestation. Often times, women are unaware they are pregnant early on. It is also believed that most of these early 1st trimester pregnancy losses are due to genetic abnormalities and not something you did. The vast majority of women who experience these early pregnancy losses will have a normal pregnancy outcome.
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