Information in simple English

What is a miscarriage?

Miscarriage is the death of an embryo or fetus before its viability.

What are the signs and symptoms of a miscarriage?

  • vaginal spotting without or with pain.
  • belly pain
  • cramping
  • fluid, blood clots and tissue discharging from the vagina.

What are miscarriage risks?

  • an elderly parent
  • past miscarriage
  • cigarette smoke
  • obesity
  • diabetes
  • autoimmune illness
  • usage of drugs or alcohol