The recent definition of recurrent miscarriages is TWO consecutive miscarriages in contrast to the previous definition of THREE consecutive miscarriages. The reason for this simple - it was previously thought that the cause for three consecutive miscarriages was different than that of two, but this ... Read More »
Progesterone supplementation in early pregnancy?
What is the role of progesterone supplementation in early pregnancy? Read more......... Progesterone supplementation in early pregnancy ... Read More »
Recurrent miscarriages – evidence based options for investigations and treatment
This is a link to the guideline made available from the RCOG (2011) which provides an evidence based analysis of the investigations required and treatment options available for couples with recurrent miscarriages. Note that the RCOG defines recurrent miscarriages as the loss of three or more preg ... Read More »
The risk of having a spontaneous miscarriage increases with age?
Clinical evidence shows that above the age of 40 years, the risk of having a spontaneous miscarriage may exceed 50%! You are born with the eggs that you have. The numbers deplete with time and obviously due to the aging process, the risk of abnormalities in these eggs increases with time. Therefo ... Read More »
Age and risk of miscarriage
Age and risk of miscarriages Advancing maternal age is associated with a reduction in both the number and quality of the remaining eggs. A large study has reported the age-related risk of miscarriage in recognised pregnancies to be: Age Risk of miscarriage 12- ... Read More »
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