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How is a miscarriage diagnosed?

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When the bleeding stops, usually you will be able to continue with your normal activities. If your cervix is dilated, you may be diagnosed with an incompetent cervix and a procedure to close the cervix (called cerclage) may be performed if the pregnancy is still viable. If your blood type is Rh negative, your doctor may give you a blood product called Rh immune globulin (Rhogam). This prevents you from developing antibodies that could harm your baby as well as any of your future pregnancies.

From: Pregnancy and Miscarriage WebMD Medical Reference

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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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