A 31-year-old female asked:
I was wondering if stress can cause an early miscarriage?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Not likely. A healthy pregnancy would not be lost due to stress of daily life.
About 25% of early pregnancies are lost, mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. Usually the only manifestation is a slightly heavy, delayed period.
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Answered May 22, 2021
Gynecology 40 years experience
Answered May 23, 2021
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.
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Last updated May 23, 2021
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