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How can cervical insufficiency cause a miscarriage?

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A miscarriage sometimes happens because there is a weakness of the cervix, called an incompetent cervix, which cannot hold the pregnancy. A miscarriage from an incompetent cervix usually occurs in the second trimester.

SOURCES: 

The March of Dimes.

National Institutes of Health.

American Pregnancy Organization.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 13, 2017

SOURCES: 

The March of Dimes.

National Institutes of Health.

American Pregnancy Organization.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 13, 2017

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