A miscarriage is the loss of a baby before the 20th week of pregnancy. According to the March of Dimes, as many as 50% of all pregnancies may end in miscarriage, most often before a woman even knows she is pregnant. About 15% of known pregnancies end in a miscarriage. Most miscarriages happen because the baby was not healthy. Having a miscarriage can be hard for a woman, both physically and emotionally. But just because you have a miscarriage doesn't mean you can't have a healthy baby. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about miscarriage, the symptoms, what happens, and much more.
Symptoms of a Miscarriage
Learn the signs of a miscarriage from the experts at WebMD.
The D&C (Dilation and Curettage) Procedure
WebMD explains the reasons your doctor may advise a D&C (dilation and curettage) and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.
Is it possible to prevent a miscarriage? Get answers from the experts at WebMD.
WebMD explains the steps to take if you are pregnant and believe you are having a miscarriage.
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