Threatened Miscarriage (cont.)
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Threatened Miscarriage Treatment
If a miscarriage is inevitable and the health care professional does not think the woman has a living pregnancy, an obstetrician will be consulted as well. The obstetrician may recommend the cervix be dilated and the contents of the womb be extracted (dilation and curettage or D&C), or the obstetrician may recommend that the woman be monitored as the body expels the pregnancy on its own.
The woman may be sent home with special instructions in the following circumstances:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/10/2012
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.