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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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But at 16 weeks Diane goes through yet another painful labour as the remaining two miscarry.
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.
Until now, doctors have denied simply being stressed could cause a mother-to-be to miscarry.
Most of the affected women don't ovulate, but he's found that even among those who become pregnant, half miscarry in the first trimester.
National director Ruth Bender Atik said: "We know that most women who miscarry do not miscarry again - and recent research from Liverpool Women's Hospital has confirmed that the majority of women who suffer several miscarriages can go on to have a successful pregnancy.
The outrageous presenter says he's worried that an expecting guest could miscarry after on- the-set punch-ups.
In general, statistics for multiple births are grim: Most women pregnant with five or more fetuses miscarry and lose them all.
He came back three months later saying he wanted his family again but he started to beat me and tried to make me miscarry.
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.