Category: Pregnancy Loss

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Pregnancy Complications

Signs of Miscarriage

A pregnancy that ends on its own within the first 20 weeks of gestation is called a miscarriage. It is the most common type of

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Fertility

Incompetent Cervix: Weakened Cervix

During pregnancy, as the baby grows and gets heavier, it presses on the cervix. This pressure may cause the cervix to start to open before the baby

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Pregnancy Complications

Stillbirth: Trying To Understand

According to the National Stillbirth Society, stillbirth is defined as the intrauterine death and subsequent delivery of a developing infant that occurs beyond 20 completed

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Pregnancy Loss

Stillbirth: Surviving Emotionally

Stillbirth is one of the most devastating of losses, affecting over 25,000 families each year. Stillbirth touches families of all races, religion and socio-economic status.

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Fertility

After a Miscarriage

Surviving a pregnancy loss can be very difficult. After a miscarriage, you may experience a roller coaster of emotions, as well as physical symptoms, as

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Pregnancy Complications

Blighted Ovum

What is a Blighted Ovum? A blighted ovum (also known as “anembryonic pregnancy”) happens when a fertilized egg attaches itself to the uterine wall, but the