Metformin and Pregnancy

Is Metformin a problem during pregnancy? ... read more »

Caffeine Consumption and Miscarriage

Drinking coffee and caffeine early in pregnancy may increase your risk of miscarriage and spontaneous abortion. ... read more »

When Should I Get Tested After Several Miscarriages

Testing is generally a good idea for what doctors define as recurrent miscarriages. ... read more »

Could Radiation from Flying Be Unsafe During Pregnancy?

There is no known risk of radiation or cancer from flying during pregnancy. ... read more »

Can a Pap Smear Induce a Miscarriage or Spontaneous Abortion?

Can a Pap smear induce a miscarriage or spontaneous abortion? ... read more »

What is a Miscarriage?

What is a miscarriage? ... read more »

Rh Sensitization

What is the incidence of Rh sensitization? ... read more »

Different Types of Pregnancies

While pregnancy may seem like a simple term, there are different types of pregnancies. Most are a result of physical differences but some are related to multiple egg release, among other reasons. ... read more »

Why Does a Miscarriage Occur?

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists estimate up to 25% of pregnancies will end in pregnant miscarriage, but why does pregnant miscarriage occur? ... read more »

HIV Positive Teens, Risk of Complications During Pregnancy

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have found a correlation between teens and young women and complications during pregnancy. ... read more »

Women with Low Zinc and Copper Have More Miscarriages

About 15-percent of women suffer from spontaneous abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. Doctors and researchers are constantly looking for reasons why these spontaneous abortions occur. ... read more »

How Common are Miscarriages? Hint: More Than You Think

A recent study surveyed 1,084 men and women revealed that 55% of participants believed that miscarriage occurred in 5% or less of all pregnancies. ... read more »

DNA Methylation and Spontaneous Abortion After ART

At the Center for Reproductive Medicine at Nanfang Hospital in the People's Republic of China, researchers believed there was a possible link between assisted reproductive technology (ART) and spontaneous abortion caused by improper DNA methylation. ... read more »

Fibroid Removal May Prevent Recurring Miscarriage

Many women with fibroids are told the small growths are harmless, butthat's not what researchers recently reported in the journal HumanReproduction. It appears fibroids growing inside the uterus can cause recurrent miscarriages. ... read more »

Outcomes of Infant Exposure to H1N1 Medications

A report published in the AJOG (American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology) claims no short-term side effects occurred in infants treated with oseltamivir or zanamivir during the 2009 flu pandemic in Japan. ... read more »

Spontaneous Abortion and Ustekinumab Therapy

Ustekinumab is a medication used for the treatment of plaque psoriasis. Researchers from the Aristotle University Medical School in Greece believe there could be a connection between the drug and spontaneous abortion. ... read more »

Designer Babies Could be Tested to Perfection

With the development and perfection of genetic testing, every chromosome in the human body can be tested for faults and defects. This testing can and does take place while the fetus is in-utero, so what is stopping couples from aborting a fetus because chromosomal testing reveals an imperfection? ... read more »

New Study on Chromosome Errors in Human Eggs

As many as 60% of a woman's eggs are thought to be defective by errors in chromosomal division. These errors represent the number-one cause of infertility. ... read more »

Coffee and Miscarriage

Does coffee consumption increase my risk of miscarriage? ... read more »

Recurrent Miscarriage Pregnancy Loss

What is the cause of recurrent miscarriage and what exams should be done? ... read more »

First Trimester Miscarriage

Approximately one in 3-4 known pregnancies are lost within the first trimester to miscarriage. This number is based upon pregnancies that are verified before the miscarriage occurs. ... read more »

Different Stages or Types of Miscarriage or Spontaneous Abortion

Miscarriage is often a process and not a single event. There are many different stages or types of miscarriage. ... read more »

Miscarriage: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

A miscarriage (or spontaneous abortion) is a pregnancy that ends without intervention, surgery or medication, before the 20th week of pregnancy. ... read more »

MTHFR And Miscarriage

MTHFR stands for Methylene-Tetra-Hydro-Folate-Reductase. Some individuals with the homozygous MTHFR mutation have elevated homocysteine levels which equates to a risk factor for blood clots. ... read more »

Risk of Flying During Pregnancy and Miscarriage

There is no known increased risk to your pregnancy from flying. Studies have been performed in female flight attendants, and they have not indicated an increase in spontaneous abortions. ... read more »

Bleeding/Spotting in Early Pregnancy

Any vaginal bleeding or spotting during pregnancy may be concerning and could mean an increased risk of miscarriage or early or preterm delivery. Spotting during the first three months is often common. ... read more »

Second Trimester Miscarriage

After the 12th week of pregnancy, the chances of a miscarriage drop to below 10% but miscarriages in the second trimester, while rare and unexpected, do happen. ... read more »

What Is a Chemical Pregnancy?

A chemical pregnancy happens much more frequently than most people expect, probably up to 30-40% of all pregnancies end up in a chemical pregnancy. ... read more »

What Causes A Miscarriage At Six Weeks?

An early miscarriage is one that occurs between 6 and 12 weeks of pregnancy, or in the first trimester of pregnancy. What could cause a miscarriage at 6 weeks? ... read more »

Computers and Pregnancy

Can working on computers hurt my baby? ... read more »

The Doctor Said I Have a Wall in My Uterus

A walled uterus may sound like an uncommon uterine condition, but there are actually two main conditions that create a walled effect. These conditions are called septate uterus and didelphic uterus. ... read more »

Low Levels of Zinc and Copper Could Cause Women to Miscarry

For some women, pregnancy is simple and mostly enjoyable, but for others, it’s a constant struggle to maintain an even keel. Eating is difficult to balance, supplements need to be taken, and overall health is a little precarious. It can be a scary time. ... read more »

Pregnancy after Miscarriage

A miscarriage is one of the hardest times a family can face. If you’ve had a miscarriage, your feeling of loss is great, and rightfully so. Miscarriages, or spontaneous abortions, only happen in 10%-25% of pregnancies. ... read more »