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January 10, 2018 | Beth R. Davis, MD, Helen A. Dunnington, MD

Many people are surprised to learn that one in every four to five pregnancies may result in miscarriage. Additionally, approximately 15 percent of women have more than one miscarriage. If you or a loved one are grieving from a recent miscarriage, it is important to know you are not alone and, more than anything, know it is not your fault.

Below are the answers to some of the most frequent questions we receive from women who have experienced a miscarriage loss.

Does one miscarriage mean I’m more likely to have another?

Not necessarily; after one miscarriage your risk of a future miscarriage is about 20 percent. However, after two consecutive...

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