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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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Panicked and posted this question a bunch so im apologizing! pregnant and possibly miscarrying?

Panicked and posted this question a bunch so im apologizing! pregnant and possibly miscarrying?

Go to the hospital: If you feel like you are miscarrying, call your obstetrician/gynecologist, or if you are actively bleeding get to the hospital so you can be evaluated. Online forums are not the proper place to get answers to questions like this. ...Read more

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Had a question i want to find out if everything in my woman area is okay for me to get pregnant after 9 miscarriages? Please help need advice?

Had a question i want to find out if everything in my woman area is okay for me to get pregnant after 9 miscarriages? Please help need advice?

Consultation: This is a serious issue with many possibilities for so many miscarriages in someone so young. You should consult with a gynecologist especially a specialist in complicated OB if there is one in your area. If not, at least start with your regular obstetrician. ...Read more

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Looking for answer to how do I know i miscarried?

Looking for answer to how do I know i miscarried?

See below: There would be cramping and the passage of the products of conception. The presentation is variable, however. See your doctor. He/she will do an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What kind of questions should you ask when you go to the hospital with a miscarriage?

What kind of questions should you ask when you go to the hospital with a miscarriage?

No fast answer: Ask for a referral so you can be seen after the miscarriage when you'll be better able to ask questions. About 20% of pregnancies end in loss, and in most of these we don't know, for sure, why. You'll want someone to talk with you both before and after you get pregnant the next time. ...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