Miscarriage Self-Care at Home
If a woman is not sure she is pregnant, a home pregnancy test will confirm or exclude pregnancy in most cases.
- If the test is negative, discuss the bleeding and cramping with a health care professional.
- If the test is positive and you have bleeding or cramping, call a health care professional.
- Rest and avoid sexual intercourse.
- You may also safely take acetaminophen (Tylenol) at any time during pregnancy. Do not take aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin or Advil), or naproxen (Aleve) if you are pregnant.
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