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New podcast discusses “Coping with a miscarriage”

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, about 15 to 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage. For couples, this can be a devastating event. Dealing with a miscarriage can cause a roller coaster of emotions, doubt and … Continue reading

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New research may explain some causes of infertility and miscarriage

A study in the journal Nature Cell Biology has uncovered information about a key stage that human embryonic cells must pass through just before an embryo implants. The research, led by UCLA biologist Amander Clark, could help explain certain causes of … Continue reading

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Low-dose aspirin may prevent recurrent miscarriage: Study

A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism has found that taking a daily low-dose aspirin could help prevent a recurrence of miscarriage. The treatment appears to help boost live births in women with high levels of inflammation … Continue reading

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Miscarriage linked to PTSD

Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, suggests a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive specific psychological support … Continue reading

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New podcast by Dr. Ziegler examines recurrent pregnancy loss

Recurrent miscarriage, also known as recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), is defined as two or more consecutive miscarriages, a miscarriage being the spontaneous loss of a clinically recognized pregnancy before the 20th week. The good news, though, is that about two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Miscarriage: separating fact from fiction

Do you think miscarriages are rare? You’re not alone. Most people think that—and they are wrong. Misconceptions about miscarriages are common, according to a survey of 1,000 adults. Those mistaken beliefs can make miscarriage even more painful for those who … Continue reading

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A way to stop miscarriages?

Why do some women miscarry? One reason has long been thought to be natural killer cells (or NK cells). Scientists may have figured out how these NK cells contribute to a miscarriage—and, more important, how to treat it. Researchers found … Continue reading

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