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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What causes a miscarriage?

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  • The Small Miracles Foundation is a not for profit organisation which is established for the health and well being of families and to provide free … View Profile

    The cause of a miscarriage is generally unknown especially when it occurs early in the pregnancy. There is however a general consensus within the medical community that miscarriage occurs due to an abnormality in the developing pregnancy.

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    Kaitlin Edin has been in practice since 2009 and has worked in a variety of clinical situations including group and private practice; as well as … View Profile

    The main reason (with statistics that I've read suggesting from 50-70%) it would seem for first trimester miscarriage is a chromosomal abnormality in the developing fetus.
    But pregnancies like people are individual experiences and the factors that might affect a miscarriage are many and varied.
    If you have had a miscarriage and are concerned about your own experience it is always a good idea to speak with your doctor, fertility specialist or alternative health therapist about your concerns.

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