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Miscarriage (cont.)

Miscarriage Outlook

More than half of women who bleed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy stop bleeding and end up having a normal baby. The others get more cramping and bleeding and eventually miscarry. Although emotionally unsettling, most women physically handle spontaneous abortions well. A woman may not know whether she are going to miscarry when she leaves the emergency department.

Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology

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MedscapeReference.com. Early Pregnancy Loss.


Last Editorial Review: 8/10/2012

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