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Types Of Miscarriage by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm Most people who have never gone through a miscarriage believe that all miscarriages are the same. This is not true. There are at least 7 different types of miscarriages. In this post I will explain each type. This first is a threatened miscarriage, which means a woman is showing signs that she may possibly miscarry. These signs include ble ... Read on »
Miscarriage Statistics by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm When searching for miscarriage information on the internet, the statistics you find can be a little confusing. Here I'm going to give you a general condensed version of the information you're probably seeking. All pregnancies have a 20% chance of miscarriage. This generally occurs during the first trimester. A surprising 75% of pregnancies ... Read on »
You Picked Names and Then Had A Miscarriage by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm Each time you become pregnant you get excited. Even if you have a history of miscarriage, there is still that excitement, even if it is deep down below all the stress and worry. I'm a baby name fanatic, so the most exciting part of pregnancy for me is picking out names. With both of my most recent pregnancies, my husband and I picked out n ... Read on »
Childhood passive smoking increases miscarriage risk later in life by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 05 Dec 2008 11:01am If you’re a woman who was exposed to second-hand smoke during your childhood you are more at risk of fertility problems or miscarriage, according to new research. Toxins breathed in from passive smoking when young could have caused permanent damage that will harm your chances of falling pregnant or miscarrying the baby during pregnancy. A ... Read on »
What Causes Second Trimester Miscarriage by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 7:27pm Second trimester miscarriage is much less common than first trimester miscarriage.  Chromosome problems could still be the cause, but this is less likely in late pregnancy loss. There are some unique causes of pregnancy loss in the second trimester. If you know or suspect you have a weak cervix, uterine defect or clotting disorders, ... Read on »
Recurrent Miscarriage Risk Higher For Obese Women by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:05pm Medical News Today-Recurrent Miscarriage Risk Higher For Obese Women BBC News-Obesity 'raises miscarriage risk' I *love* news articles like this. Every couple of months a study comes out stating that miscarriages happen more frequently to overweight and/or obese women. They never explain any concrete reason as to why this occurs. Somewher ... Read on »
They Say: Miscarriage Means More Risk by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:05pm StrollerDerby - They Say: Miscarriage Means More Risk Check out this informative article about what having a miscarriage means for your future fertility and pregnancies. Includes a great usage of the term "suckage." Read on »
Multiple Miscarriage Prevention by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 5:15pm While all miscarriages cannot be prevented there are steps you can take to lessen the possibility that your pregnancy could end in miscarriage. If you have previously had a miscarriage, you should speak with your doctor to determine if there was a medical cause identified.  Two consecutive miscarriages without a normal pregnancy give indication ... Read on »
Lily Allen Septic After Miscarriage by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Sat 06 Nov 2010 3:40pm Lily Allen is being treated in hospital for septicaemia just days after miscarrying a baby for the second time. The singer is said to be “responding well” to treatment for the bacterial infection of the blood after being taken to hospital in an ambulance. Source: nme.com/news/lily-allen/53744 This is probably related to the misc ... Read on »
Why aren't abnormal sperm a cause of miscarriages ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 6:46am Image via Wikipedia We know that the commonest reason for a miscarriage is a genetic abnormality in the embryo, and that this is Nature's defense mechanism, to prevent the birth of an abnormal baby. While these defects are often random, they are commoner in older women. This is because the eggs of older women have more genetically abnormali ... Read on »