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miscarriage:

see abortionabortion,
expulsion of the products of conception before the embryo or fetus is viable. Any interruption of human pregnancy prior to the 28th week is known as abortion. The term spontaneous abortion, or miscarriage, is used to signify delivery of a nonviable embryo or fetus due
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What does it mean when you dream about a miscarriage?

Expectant parents often have dreams about miscarriages. This is almost always a symbol of their anxiety about the baby rather than a prediction that the baby will be miscarried. Miscarriages are also potent symbols of projects or business deals that have gone wrong. (Also see Baby, Embryo, Pregnant).

miscarriage

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miscarriage

1. Med spontaneous expulsion of a fetus from the womb, esp prior to the 20th week of pregnancy
2. Brit the failure of freight to reach its destination
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This research has, for the first time, offered us a robust tool to begin to attempt to rescue pregnancies threatening to miscarry, when, currently, all we can do is fold our hands and hope for the best," she said.
The study found that women with a body mass index of more than 25 - the equivalent of a 5ft 5in woman weighing 11 stone - were more likely to miscarry a healthy baby than lighter women.
WOMEN under 21 who have an abortion or miscarry are three times more likely to fall prey to drink and drugs addiction, new research shows.
Women who were not married or living with a partner were found to be at greater risk, while those whose pregnancy was "planned" were 40% less likely to miscarry than those for whom it was an accident.
Until now, doctors have denied simply being stressed could cause a mother-to-be to miscarry.
The overwhelming majority of Americans, whatever their position on abortion, can see the real, serious difference between kicking a woman in the stomach to cause her pain and kicking her in the stomach to cause her to miscarry.
Among 622 women who said the measuring period had been a "typical day", those who experienced high peak fields were three times as likely to miscarry as those exposed to lower levels.
To miscarry was an awful thing to happen but then to lose the baby.
Not only are they up to four times more likely than nondiabetic women to miscarry, but their babies face three times the normal risk of congenital defects.
Stacey began to miscarry during a visit to McDonald's for lunch on Monday.
Measurements of anandamide hydrolase activity in lymphocytes purified from peripheral blood showed that the activity of the enzyme was significantly lower in these seven women than in the 43 women who did not miscarry
For one thing, it fails to adjust for the 15 percent of all diagnosed pregnancies that miscarry spontaneously.