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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

See Web MD link: The following link has good information on miscarriages and their causes. You can copy and paste it into your web browser. http://www.webmd.com/infertility-and-reproduction/guide/pregnancy-miscarriage. ...Read more

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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


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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

Lots of things: There are too many causes to list here. Sometimes, the problem is with the fetus-this cannot be controlled. Sometime there are problems with hormones, blood flow to the baby, problems with the placenta, problems with the womb, etc. if you have had multiple miscarriages on OB specialist such as a reproductive endocrinologist might be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriages ?

What causes miscarriages ?

Nature: As a young lady it is probably a natural occurrence. Vaginal, uterine and fallopian tube infections and issues are the issues. See google to do some home work. See your doctor for a complete pelvic exam and infection work up. ...Read more

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When do miscarriages occur?

When do miscarriages occur?

Anytime: Misacrriages can occur from hours after conception until hours before birth. ...Read more

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What things causes miscarriages?

What things causes miscarriages?

Many things: Making a human being is very complicated. Sometimes something goes wrong. When your body recognizes the problem, you have a miscarriage. One of the most common problems is a genetic abnormality in the growing embryo. Other causes are recreational drug use, toxin exposure, trauma, maternal illness, infection...Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can u tell if you miscarried?

How can u tell if you miscarried?

Varies: Sometimes it is obvious, many times it is not. Most women have some amount of bleeding during early pregnancy due to implantation and they may think they have (or are) miscarried. The best way to tell for sure is with an ultrasound and sometimes by following serial HCG levels in the blood. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Various disorders: Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as 2 losses any time during a pregnancy. Factors can range from hormonal, anatomical, to hematologic clotting disorders. A majority of these factors can be corrected to have a successful pregnancy outcome. ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages?

What are the causes of miscarriages?

Genetic usually.: Most early pregnancy failures are due to abnormal dna of the conceptus. Other causes include sle (lupus), antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, uterine anomalies, thyroid disorders and fetal anatomical defects. ...Read more

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What kinds of miscarriages are there?

What kinds of miscarriages are there?

Miscarriages: Most miscarriages happen because the embryo simply fails to successfully develop through all of the important early steps in the reproductive process. Sometimes there are nutritional or hormone deficiencies and sometimes a genetic or chromosome problem. Almost never is there a cause related to something the mother had any control over. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of miscarriages?

What is the incidence of miscarriages?

12 %: Miscarriage happens in 1 in 8 pregnancies. The most common cause of miscarriages is chromosomal abnormalities like down's syndrome. There are many other causes including birth defects, infections, hormone problems or abnormalities of the mother's uterus. ...Read more

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