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Miscarriage

While the majority of pregnancies proceed normally about one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage. The loss of a pregnancy can come as a shock and the physical and emotional symptoms may be difficult. Many questions can arise such as: What causes miscarriage in early pregnancy? Was it something I did? Are their different types of miscarriage? What tests and treatments are available? What can I do to recover from a miscarriage? Is there support available following a miscarriage?

If you have been affected by miscarriage or are worried about its possibility – perhaps you have experienced some bleeding or pain and are waiting to know what is happening – we hope that you’ll find the information in this section will allay your fears or help you through your experience.

Miscarriage Articles

Pregnancy after Miscarriage

Your experience of pregnancy after miscarriage is rarely as straightforward as the first time you learned you were pregnant. This time, along with joy, relief and hope, you might have less pleasant feelings. Maybe you’re worried about this baby’s health or grieving your previous loss. Consequently you might feel guilty that you’re not more excited, or impatient to reach each milestone of this pregnancy. However you feel, it’s okay to have a range of emotions. Will it happen again?

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Molar Pregnancy

By Hannah Dahlen A molar pregnancy, otherwise known as an Hydatidiform Mole, occur when a part of the baby that forms the placenta becomes quite abnormal. This can occur when a sperm penetrates an empty ovum (female’s egg) or when a couple of sperm enter an ovum. It occurs about 1 in 1000 to 2000 pregnancies. The mole can be complete, meaning there is no baby present, or partial where there is some part of the baby present. Women