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What is recovery from a miscarriage like?

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The physical recovery can take 1 or 2 months. Your period should start within 4 to 6 weeks. Don’t put anything in your body, including a tampon. Don’t have sex for 1 to 2 weeks.

It can take longer to heal emotionally, especially if you knew you were pregnant when you miscarried.

From: What Is a Miscarriage? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on September 5, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 9/5/2019

SOURCES:

American Psychological Association: "Miscarriage and Loss."

Cleveland Clinic: "Miscarriage."

March of Dimes: "Miscarriage."

Mayo Clinic: "Miscarriage: Treatment."

National Health Service: "Miscarriage -- Causes," "Miscarriage -- Symptoms."

UpToDate: "Patient education: Miscarriage (Beyond the Basics)."

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology: “Early Pregnancy Loss.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on September 5, 2019

SOURCES:

American Psychological Association: "Miscarriage and Loss."

Cleveland Clinic: "Miscarriage."

March of Dimes: "Miscarriage."

Mayo Clinic: "Miscarriage: Treatment."

National Health Service: "Miscarriage -- Causes," "Miscarriage -- Symptoms."

UpToDate: "Patient education: Miscarriage (Beyond the Basics)."

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology: “Early Pregnancy Loss.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on September 5, 2019

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