When You’re Not Carrying to Term: Everything You Need to Know About Miscarriage Prevention

Approximately 15-25% of all pregnancies end in a spontaneous abortion, which is the natural death of an embryo prior to 20 weeks of gestation. The cause is most often due to chromosomal and genetic abnormalities, meaning the fetus was not viable outside of the uterine environment. When a person experiences two or more miscarriages in a row, the term recurrent pregnancy loss is used.  A proper work-up, family history and assessment for risk factors can help with future miscarriage prevention.

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When You’re Not Carrying to Term: Everything You Need to Know About Miscarriage Prevention2019-01-24T16:54:50-05:00