A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, the point at which a fetus might be able to survive outside the womb. Miscarriage also is called spontaneous abortion or natural abortion. In a miscarriage, the woman's body expels all or some of the fetus, the placenta and the fluid surrounding the baby.
About 15% to 20% of known pregnancies end in a miscarriage, and many more happen before a woman recognizes she is pregnant. Most miscarriages happen before the pregnancy is...Read more
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