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A 30-year-old female asked:

If the miscarriages isn't missed, how does it work? do the hormones make the body bleed and thus expel the foetus or does the baby die first?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be both/either: Miscarriages can occur due to a lack of hormonal continued support(progesterone) or a genetic defect in embryo differentiation that signals that the pregnancy is not viable which initiates the bleeding/rejection fetal process known as a miscarriage.
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