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Threatened Miscarriage (cont.)

Threatened Miscarriage Prevention

While there is no way to predict or prevent miscarriage in most cases, certain steps can be taken to improve the chance of a pregnancy continuing to term.

  • Get prenatal care and follow the advice of your health care professional
  • Avoid alcohol, vaginal bleeding, and street drugs, especially cocaine.
  • Avoid or reduce caffeine intake.
  • Control high blood pressure and diabetes.
  • Get treatment for infections.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/14/2014
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