Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss

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Had my baby last night!

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Pregnancy Loss Condolences: 7 Kind Ways to Show Support

Approximately 1 out of five pregnancies end in miscarriage. It’s very likely that at some point in your life someone close to you will have a miscarriage. If you are a kind and caring friend, you may want to do or say something to show support but not know exactly what to say. Knowing what to say is often difficult.

Signs of Low Progesterone

By Rebecca Pillar

The body is an amazing miracle in action. Every second, millions of reactions are taking place to maintain a perfect balance. People spend years of their lives studying how the body functions and they still don’t know everything there is to know about human life. One aspect of humanity is reproduction. For some women, becoming pregnant seems as easy as simply thinking about a baby. » Read more

Miscarriage May Result in Future Pregnancy Complications

A recent report on Reuters Health suggests that women who have had a miscarriage may be more likely to have complications with future pregnancies, even if they have only had one miscarriage. » Read more

What happens during a D&C?

A D&C is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on women. A D&C is a generally performed to diagnose a condition. Having a D&C performed gives women more information and treatment options. Many years ago, when a woman was suffering with uterine conditions, the most common treatment was a hysterectomy or removing the uterus. A D&C is also performed frequently after a woman has a miscarriage. Many times after a pregnancy loss, the uterus does not completely empty. This puts a woman in danger of severe infection and future infertility. » Read more

Miscarriage Symptoms

  A miscarriage can be an emotionally crushing experience for a woman to deal with no matter how early it takes place. According to the ACOG about 15% of pregnancies will end in miscarriage. » Read more

Causes of Recurrent Miscarriage

Miscarriage is one of the most devastating experiences that can happen to a woman. Having one miscarriage is sadly, not that uncommon. Approximately two out of every ten pregnancies will result in miscarriage. After having one miscarriage most women go on to have a healthy pregnancy. Still there are a few women that will continue to have two, three or more miscarriages. » Read more

Ectopic Pregnancy: Ten Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

An ectopic pregnancy, sometimes called a tubal pregnancy, happens when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the lining of the uterus. Most ectopic pregnancies occur in the fallopian tube but other places where an ectopic can implant are the abdominal cavity, ovary or cervix. Ectopic pregnancies are sometimes difficult to diagnose. » Read more

Ectopic Pregnancy Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Ectopic pregnancy, also referred to as a tubal pregnancy, occurs when a fertilized egg implants somewhere other than the endometrial lining of the uterus. It is believed that the egg, once fertilized, is slowed or passage to the uterus blocked. Therefore, the fertilized ovum implants prior to reaching the uterus. » Read more

Helping a Friend Through a Miscarriage

When you have a friend that has had a miscarriage there is a lot you can do to help her. Many times we are afraid to say anything because we don’t want to say the wrong thing but not saying anything at all can be just as bad. So what should you say and what shouldn’t you say. I have had three miscarriages myself and have heard a lot of things that were just not the ri » Read more

What is a Blighted Ovum?

If you have had an early miscarriage, you might have been told you had a blighted ovum. A blighted ovum is a very early miscarriage. When an ovum is blighted it does not mean you were not pregnant. » Read more