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
DES daughters have a higher risk of recurrent miscarriages.
If you know or think you may have been exposed to DES it’s important to inform your doctor and gynaecologist.
- A Comparison of #Pregnancy Experience in DES-exposed and DES-unexposed Daughters
- Continued follow-up of #Pregnancy Outcomes in #DiEthylStilbestrol-exposed Offspring
- Could you blame your Ancestors for your Fertility Problems?
- Understanding why some Women have repeated Miscarriages
- More about DES pregnancy risks -read DES studies on fertility and pregnancy.
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thanks a lot Tom