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How common is it for a woman to loose the baby they are carrying, through natural miscarriage?
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Dr. Stephen Scarantino
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Quite common
There are certainly multiple factors that can contribute to a woman's miscarriage risk (ex.
: age). Nevertheless, about 25-50% of pregnancies by approximately 6 weeks from a woman's menstrual period will spontaneously end. For those women who actually know they are pregnant, roughly 15-20% will recognize they had a miscarriage. Take heart: as the weeks pass, miscarriage risk decreases markedly.

In brief: Quite common
There are certainly multiple factors that can contribute to a woman's miscarriage risk (ex.
: age). Nevertheless, about 25-50% of pregnancies by approximately 6 weeks from a woman's menstrual period will spontaneously end. For those women who actually know they are pregnant, roughly 15-20% will recognize they had a miscarriage. Take heart: as the weeks pass, miscarriage risk decreases markedly.
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