Threatened Miscarriage (cont.)
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Threatened Miscarriage Prognosis
More than half of women who bleed during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy stop bleeding and have a healthy pregnancy. For the other half of these women, cramping and bleeding worsen and they eventually miscarry. A woman may not know whether she is going to miscarry when she leaves the emergency department.
Medically reviewed by Steven Nelson, MD; Board Certified Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last Editorial Review: 11/14/2014
Vicken P Sepilian, MD
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Recurrent miscarriage syndrome (RMS) is a common obstetric problem, affecting over 500,000 women in theUnited Statesper year1; infertility, although less well defined epidemiologically, is also a common clinical problem.