Pregnancy Loss

Pregnancy loss can be an overwhelming experience. Pregnancy-Info provides you with helpful, reliable resources on how to cope with pregnancy loss.

Learn more about what causes miscarriage, what it means for future pregnancies, how to cope with your grief over the loss, and how to move on to a successful pregnancy.  

The good news is your miscarriage most likely occurred not because of anything you did (so you don't have to feel guilty) and most women who experience a miscarriage then go on to have perfectly normal, healthy and successful pregnancies. 

Miscarriage

Learn about different types of miscarriage, including recurrent miscarriage and blighted ovum. Here you'll also find information on common miscarriage symptoms and on what factors increase the risk of miscarriage.  If you feel as though your miscarriage is due to medical negligence and you should be compensated for this, a lawyer will be able to guide you.

Did you know that your morning cup of coffee is increasing your risk of pregnancy loss? Also learn to see the signs that something might be wrong with a pregnancy and find out how you can tell the difference between normal bleeding during pregnancy and signs of a miscarriage.  

Grieving Your Loss

Grieving is an important part of coping with pregnancy loss. There are ways to honor the memory of your child as well as tips on how to cope emotionally after losing your baby.  Giving your baby a name or having a memorial service for your baby may help you to cope with your loss and begin the grieving process.

You may also need to take some time off from work to mourn your baby. Find out how to break the news to friends, family and co-workers about the loss of your pregnancy.  Also read up on when it is time to seek counseling to deal with your grief and to get the tools you need to move on past this terrible loss.

Pregnancy after miscarriage may seem like a long ways off, but eventually many couples are ready for this step. Learn about how you and your partner can prepare yourselves for pregnancy after losing a child.  

Many couples find their next pregnancy very nerve racking as they are always afraid that they will loose this next baby too.  Learn more about how to relax and ease your fears.  You may want to consider renting a baby heart beat monitor for your home so that you can listen to your baby's heart beat any time you want. 

While support is often given to women after experiencing a miscarriage, often times men feel unable to truly mourn the loss of their baby. Find out about typical feelings men experience after miscarriage as well as advice on grieving and how to rebuild your relationship after miscarriage in our Men and Miscarriage section. Although men many not show their emotions as much as women do, they are also grieving this loss. Find out more about how to cope with a miscarriage as a man.

Stillbirth

Stillbirth can be a devastating type of pregnancy loss. Learn the differences between a stillbirth and a miscarriage and about the causes of stillbirth as well as warning signs that can help detect a stillbirth.

Also find out more about how to prevent this horrible pregnancy loss and about how to cope if you loose your baby in this way. Stillbirths can be a much more devasting experience than a miscarriage.

Learn more about how to minimize this risk and about what to do if you or someone you know experiences this terrible loss.

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Mzana
Hi i need help please very confuse,i had a blighted ovum about a year ago but now bf ex gf say he closed himself so he cant have any children,so im lying,is a b/o a real pregnancy.... So confuse busy going crazy,was all that in my head?
2 months ago
Dazednconfused
Hi, I am About 9 weeks pregnant but I found out about 2 weeks ago I was diagnosed with a blighted ovum so my doctor said I could could choose to miscarry naturally but I got the medics incase due to school and work. I just picked up my misoprotal a few days ago and finally decided to take it last last night. I've had. O spotting cramping or bleeding prior. My doc OB prescribed me 3 200mg tabs every 8 hours orally for 3 doses. I accidentally swallowed my first dose instead of letting it dissolve in my mouth it's been almost 6 hours and nothing's happening I can take my next dose it two hours I was wondering if I should do the last 4 vaginally or just take orally. I need to get this going as I have limited time off and I'm a hairdresser and am constantly with clients and on my feet. I've done a lot of research and it seems most feel something within the first couple hours I've felt nothing and have never had any spotting even prior to the medication. I'm just looking for some advice on what I should do, expect and if I just need to be more patient. I have no support my baby daddy is what we can call him just said good luck and hung up. I'm scared anxious and lost and can't call or see my doc today bc it's Sunday. Any advice would help please!
2 months ago
solarsolar
I am having spotting bleeding but still have positive result I went to scan its showing scanty retained product Please advice me have I lost the baby?
4 months ago
sunitha ganesh
I was 15 weeks on may 05 2017, may 03 l had a small clot with color of dark brown and went to hospital on may 05 doc gave proestrogen capsules and checked everything and said normal. But on may 07 early morning I had severe stomach pain went to toilet again l had a small clot with color of dark brown and pain still continues. At 6.o clock l had a miscarriage of 7 to 8" fetus in toilet and and bleeding started and went to hospital doc doesn't said why it happened. After 3 years now only I got pregnant but it ends in a miscarriage. Again when we should plan for pregnancy ? Until now I don't know why it happened like this?
5 months ago
Heathernewman
Hi, we lost our baby feb 18 2017 after trying for two years we finally got a positive we were over excited we found out very early like 3 weeks along I was maybe 5 weeks when we lost it I've been wanting to try again very quickly my body been changing all over the place I spotted the day after then stopped DTD on the 22 started spotting again till the 24th then the 24th-the 26 I had full force bleeding it taped off on the 27th witch we had sex then skipped the 28th the 1rrst took a hpt witch was neg wiitch was good for us to know the 2nd started opks they are extremely hard for me to read but hopefully I can post on here and someone can help me out
8 months ago