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miscarriage
Pregnancy
October 13, 2015

Trying again after a miscarriage – when is it safe?

Having a miscarriage is traumatic - and trying to fall pregnant again can be daunting. Let’s take a look at some commonly asked questions about miscarriage. (more…)
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Pregnancy
January 3, 2014

I’ve had a miscarriage, now what?

Having to go through a miscarriage is a painful and incredibly emotional experience, not just for the women who endure it, but also for the husbands, partners and families of these women. All too often, it’s impossible to give an explanation as to why a pregnancy was lost. Between 50 and 70% of first-trimester miscarriages are thought to be the result of genetic abnormalities, which means the foetus can’t grow normally. Medically, a miscarriage refers to the loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks, and studies show that 30-50% of fertilised eggs are lost before or during the…
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