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Threatened Miscarriage (cont.)

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

REFERENCE: Early Pregnancy Loss.

Last Editorial Review: 11/14/2014

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