Miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss, is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently. It typically happens during the first trimester, or first three months, of the pregnancy.

Light Period After Miscarriage

Is a light period one month after miscarriage a problem? ... read more »

Menstrual Period After Miscarriage

After a miscarriage, it can take up to six to eight weeks for your ovulation to return to normal. And then it takes another two weeks for your period to come. ... read more »

Bacterial Vaginosis and Miscarriage

Can bacterial vaginosis (BV) cause a miscarriage? I was just reading that it can. I have had BV in the past and my fear is that I will have a miscarriage if I conceive and get BV. ... read more »

Recurrent Miscarriages

A recurrent miscarriage is when you lose more than 2-3 pregnancies in a row, Most causes of miscarriages are unknown. ... read more »

Pregnancy Test After Miscarriage

When is my urine pregnancy test negative? ... read more »

Early Bleeding and Miscarriage

How likely is a pregnancy loss when I have some spotting early in pregnancy? ... read more »

Bowel Movements and Miscarriage

I have very hard bowel movements, can that cause a miscarriage? ... read more »

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

What are possible causes of recurrent pregnancy loss? ... read more »

Risk of Miscarriage

Do women at 35+ years of age have a greater risk of miscarriage? ... read more »

What is a Miscarriage?

What is a miscarriage? ... read more »

Recurrent Miscarriage and Factor V Leiden

What does a recurrent miscarriage indicate? ... read more »

Low Progesterone - Cause of Miscarriage?

Was low progesterone the cause of my miscarriage? ... read more »

Miscarriage Seven Weeks Ago

Could I be pregnant? ... read more »

Miscarriage - Chance of Recurrence

I just had a miscarriage, is there an increased risk of recurrence? ... read more »

Life and Pregnancy After Miscarriage

After miscarriage, many women have a long list of questions about physical health, mental health and parenthood. Understanding changes after miscarriage is often enough to put your mind at ease. ... read more »

What is a Missed Abortion (Missed Miscarriage)?

It may seem like there is always something to worry about when it comes to your pregnancy. Unfortunately, a missed abortion) may be another confusing and worrisome complication to add to the list. By understanding what a missed abortion is, however, you can demystify the concept and understand how to recognize it.   ... read more »