The majority of Americans are misinformed about the causes and frequency of miscarriages, a national survey shows.
Most of those surveyed said they thought miscarriage was rare, and believed that stressful events or chronic stress were the major causes. These false beliefs often lead to feelings of guilt or blame in parents who experience a miscarriage, according to the researchers.
Read Miscarriage Perceptions vs. Reality: Public Understanding Not in Sync with Facts
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 16 Oct 2013
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