miscarriage

Subchorionic Hematoma

Decades ago, when a woman presented with early trimester bleeding, doctors assumed it was an impending miscarriage. They had no other information to go on. Now with the help of ultrasound technology, doctors are able to make a more definitive diagnosis. » Read more

Cramping During Pregnancy

Cramping during pregnancy can be very concerning to a pregnant mother. Cramping can be mild to severe. Cramps can be a signal of a problem or just another sign of a stretching and growing uterus. The question then arises, should I be concerned about cramping? We hope to clarify some of the common causes of cramping during pregnancy. » Read more

Bleeding During Pregnancy

Vaginal bleeding can occur during pregnancy for many reasons. This can be a very frightening experience for an expectant mom. If you experience any bleeding during pregnancy contact your doctor immediately. Some women will have light bleeding during early pregnancy. Twenty to twenty-five percent of women have spotting or bleeding during pregnancy. » Read more

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.

New Study: Ibuprofen Doubles Risk of Miscarriage

By JustMommies

According to new research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, women should be cautioned against taking any amount of ibuprofen during early pregnancy. » Read more

Conceiving a Rainbow Baby: 10 Tips to Help You Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage

A rainbow, the beauty that comes after a storm and a symbol of hope, is a description women lovingly use for their babies that are born after a miscarriage, still birth, or infant loss. For women who have experienced a loss, conceiving a “rainbow baby” doesn’t make them forget the loss, take it away or diminish it, but it does give them hope for a new chance at motherhood.

Slow Rising hCG Levels

By Rebecca Pillar

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin or hCG is more commonly known as “the Pregnancy Hormone” – unless hCG is injected into the body or taken in a pill form, the only way hCG can be found in a woman’s body is when she is pregnant.  HCG is produced by a growing placenta and can be detected by a urine test (simple home pregnancy test) or a blood test.  HCG level tes » Read more

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

Incompetent Cervix: What it Means, What You Can Do

While your baby is growing inside your uterus, it presses down on the opening to the uterus known as the cervix. » 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