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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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How to recover after miscarriage (7 weeks 3 days)? Any special food for quick recovery?

How to recover after miscarriage (7 weeks 3 days)? Any special food for quick recovery?

Don't rush it: Recovery after a miscarriage is not just physical; there is an emotional loss also. The woman needs care and time to grieve. In general she needs a healthy diet, with proteins, veggies, and fruits -- and lots of love and support. Depending on her state, professional counseling may be needed also. By the way -- heavy smoking or exposure to 2nd hand smoke is not healthy for either of you. Be well. ...Read more

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Can eating a food you are intolerant too (but not allergic) cause a miscarriage? Thank you

Can eating a food you are intolerant too (but not allergic) cause a miscarriage? Thank you

No: Even if you are violently ill from a food, there is no evidence that it leads to a miscarriage. However if you continue to eat the food which causes you problem in absorbing essential nutrients and vitamins (as in gluten intolerance) , then you would have less success in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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I need to put on some weight but have lost my appetite for food since i had a miscarriage 2months ago? What can I do? Am really under weight.

I need to put on some weight but have lost my appetite for food since i had a miscarriage 2months ago? What can I do? Am really under weight.

Talk to your doctor: Some women experience mild depressions after a miscarriage, as it is a significant emotional loss. Get evaluated and see if you need counseling or medications for a short term to help you through this loss. Appetite issues are common with mild depressions. Hang in there, things should improve, but ask for help with this. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Foods to avoid in early pregnancy which cause miscarriage?

Food is safe: No food is known to cause miscarriage. Avoid alcohol. Take a pre-natal vitamin with folic acid. Anticipate joy. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a miscarriage. My period is a little odd. I feel like vomiting at times. Food disgusts me. Pain/fever and tiredness?

Very common question: But the answer is 99% "no." if you have + pregnancy test, different story…otherwise usually just an "off" period. ...Read more

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I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

High ptt: There are many causes of miscarriage. A high ptt is something that should be investigated among other things for general health, not only miscarriage. The reasons for high PTT can be autoimmune disease, liver disease, including hepatitis or other liver infection or infestation. This is something that should be looked at by your doctor or a hematologist. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more