A miscarriage is when the fetus dies before twenty weeks of pregnancy. If a miscarriage is going to happen, it will usually occur within the first trimester of pregnancy. There are several causes for a miscarriage to happen. Some are from natural … [Read more...] about Miscarriages
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day
We remember and honor the babies who have passed away due to miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal death, and due to other causes. 1 in 4 lives are forever changed by the death of a child during pregnancy, at birth and in infancy. Today, we want to honor … [Read more...] about Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day
What Should I Do If I Have a Miscarriage?
Around 15% to 20% of pregnancies end in miscarriage. That includes known pregnancies. The number is likely higher due to early miscarriages that happen before a woman even knows she’s pregnant. Most occur between week 7 and week 12 after the last … [Read more...] about What Should I Do If I Have a Miscarriage?
Dilation and Curettage: Do I Need a D&C?
Dilation and curettage is a surgical procedure that’s also referred to as D&C. The cervix is dilated or opened, and a thin instrument is placed into the uterus to remove tissue. This procedure can be done in a hospital or doctor’s office. Why … [Read more...] about Dilation and Curettage: Do I Need a D&C?